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Understanding Shoulder Impingement

Understanding Shoulder Impingement

  Shoulder impingement syndrome, also known as rotator cuff tendonitis or swimmer's shoulder, is a common condition that occurs when the tendons of the rotator cuff muscles become pinched or compressed within the shoulder joint. It can be caused by various factors such as repetitive overhead activities, aging, or anatomical abnormalities. If left untreated, it can lead to chronic pain, muscle weakness, and difficulty in performing daily activities. In this blog post, we wil...

Tips to Recover Faster and Better from Spinal Fusion Surgery

Tips to Recover Faster and Better from Spinal Fusion Surgery

Spinal fusion surgery is a significant procedure, and recovery can be challenging. There is no doubt that it can be scary, especially if you've never had surgery before. However, the good news is you can take steps to help your body heal faster and more effectively after surgery. To help you navigate this vital process, we have compiled a list of tips that can help you recover faster and better from spinal fusion surgery.   1. Stick to your post-operative...

Tips in Getting Ready for Your Discectomy

Tips in Getting Ready for Your Discectomy

Dealing with back pain can be a frustrating and debilitating experience. When non-surgical treatments such as physical therapy, medication, and rest no longer work, a discectomy may be the next step in getting relief. A discectomy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that removes the portion of a herniated disc that is putting pressure on a nerve, thereby alleviating pain, weakness, and numbness. With careful preparation, the procedure can be a success. In this blog post, we'...

Everyday Activities to Avoid with Herniated Disc

Everyday Activities to Avoid with Herniated Disc

Herniated disc is a spinal condition that occurs when the inner, gel-like substance of a disc protrudes through its outer layer, compressing nearby nerves in the spine. This condition can cause unbearable pain that can prevent you from carrying out your daily activities. If you have a herniated disc, you need to be very careful about your movements and actions. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some everyday activities you should avoid if you have a herniated disc. ...

Getting Back in the Game After an ACL Tear

Getting Back in the Game After an ACL Tear

  An ACL tear is a serious injury that can happen to anyone, from professional athletes to weekend warriors. It can happen as a result of a sudden twist or turn, or from a direct impact to the knee. Either way, it can be incredibly painful and can make it difficult to do simple activities like walking or standing. If you've recently suffered an ACL tear, you may be wondering how you can get back in the game and regain your strength. The good news is that with the ...

Treatment Options for Meniscal Tears

Treatment Options for Meniscal Tears

A meniscal tear is one of the most common injuries in the knee and can impact people of all ages. Meniscus serves as a cushioning between the thigh bone and shin bone and helps to stabilize your knee. The meniscus is a somewhat flexible and resistant piece of cartilage that can be prone to injury. It can be caused by a direct blow, twisting, or even normal wear and tear. Regardless of how it happens, it can cause extreme pain, swelling, stiffness, and overall knee instability. Fortuna...

Hyperextended Knee Explained

Hyperextended Knee Explained

  Injuries are a common occurrence in our everyday lives, whether it be at work, home or while playing sports. One common injury that you may have heard of is a hyperextended knee. This type of injury often occurs when the knee is forcefully extended beyond its normal range of motion, leading to damage to the ligaments, tendons, and cartilage. In this blog post, we will dive deep into the world of hyperextended knees, including its causes, symptoms, treatments, and prevention t...

Preparing for Hip Replacement Surgery: Tips and Advice

Preparing for Hip Replacement Surgery: Tips and Advice

  Hip replacement surgery can be a life-changing procedure for those dealing with chronic hip pain and mobility issues. However, it's important to prepare yourself physically and emotionally before undergoing the surgery. In this blog post, we'll go over some tips and advice for preparing for hip replacement surgery so that you can feel confident and informed before stepping into the operating room.   1. Get in Good Physical Shape Th...

The Common Causes for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The Common Causes for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a condition in which the median nerve in the wrist becomes compressed, leading to painful symptoms such as numbness, tingling, and weakness in the hand and arm. It's most commonly caused by repetitive stress or injury to the wrist, but there are several other factors that can contribute to its development. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at the common causes of CTS, and what you can do to prevent and treat this condition....

Tips for a Successful and Speedy Total Shoulder Replacement Recovery

Tips for a Successful and Speedy Total Shoulder Replacement Recovery

Total shoulder replacement is a surgical procedure that replaces the damaged shoulder joint with a prosthetic one. This procedure is typically recommended to individuals suffering from severe shoulder pain or joint damage due to an injury or age-related factors. After the surgery, it’s important to follow proper recovery guidelines to ensure a speedy and successful rehabilitation. In this blog post, we’ll share some tips for a successful total shoulder replacement recovery...


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