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Surgery Most Effective in Treating Meniscus Tears, Study Finds

A new study suggests that surgery may be the best option for a torn meniscus in the knee. But is it the right treatment for you?

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An Orthopedic Specialist’s Guide to Preventing Sports Injuries

Sports injuries are common but avoidable — if you take the proper precautions before heading out on the field.

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Here’s Why You Don’t Need to Stress About Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery

Shoulder arthroscopy is a safe and effective procedure — today’s minimally invasive techniques shorten recovery times and reduce the risk of complications. Shoulder injuries can be painful and debilitating, and the prospect of undergoing surgery to correct the problem just adds to the stress for many patients. Fortunately, orthopedic surgeons now employ arthroscopic techniques that […]

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Why Is My Knee Swollen?

Swelling in the joints can be traced to a number of injuries or chronic conditions. Here are some of the most common.

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Everything You Need to Know About Degenerative Disc Disease

Is your back pain caused by degenerative disc disease? Our guide outlines common symptoms and effective treatment options.

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5 Signs You Might Have an ACL Tear

ACL tears are common among athletes, but anyone can be affected by this debilitating knee injury.

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How to Relieve Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain can be debilitating. Here are five conditions that could be causing your discomfort, and treatment options to provide relief.

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Is Technology Causing Your Shoulder and Neck Pain?

Looking down at your phone or computer all day could be causing serious neck and shoulder pain. Here’s how you can find relief.

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How to Prevent Knee Pain From Running

Do your knees ache when you hit the track? Try these four simple tips to protect your joints and avoid knee pain.

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When Should You Go to the Doctor for Back Pain?

Rest and anti-inflammatory medication are often effective remedies for back pain. But if severe pain persists, it may be time to visit an orthopedic specialist.

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Why Are My Shoulders Stiff?

Shoulder stiffness may be caused by a variety of orthopedic conditions. Fortunately, there are effective treatment options that can provide relief.

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What’s Causing My Middle Back Pain?

Occurring between the base of the neck and the bottom of the rib cage, middle back pain can be debilitating. Fortunately, by identifying the cause, your doctor can build an effective treatment plan.

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Should I See A Doctor for my Knee Pain?

Knee pain is common in athletes and patients of all ages. Our guide explains when it’s time to listen to the warning signs and see a doctor.

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How to Heal a Dislocated Shoulder

Here’s how to identify a shoulder dislocation, and what you can expect throughout your recovery.

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How Interventional Pain Management Can Help With Chronic Back Pain

Interventional pain management blocks pain signals from reaching the brain — creating a long-lasting treatment and reducing your reliance on pain medications.

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