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Watch Out for These Common Summer Orthopedic Injuries

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How to Prevent Common Basketball Injuries

Playing basketball is a hugely popular pastime — and for good reason! But if you aren’t careful, you can seriously injure yourself playing the game. Learn how to keep that from happening.

Preventing Common Winter Orthopedic Injuries

Winter is a great time to get outdoors — but it can carry some unexpected dangers if you aren’t careful. Find out how to prevent common winter injuries so you can head outside safely!

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Preventing Orthopedic Injuries From Rock Climbing or Bouldering

Rock climbing is a fun, full-body workout, but it’s important to protect yourself from common orthopedic injuries associated with the sport.

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Suffering From Weightlifter’s Shoulder? Here’s How You Can Avoid Surgery

Weightlifter’s shoulder can be painful and debilitating, but it generally responds well to conservative treatment.

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Should I See a Doctor for my Shoulder Pain?

From a SLAP tear to tendonitis, here’s what may be causing your shoulder pain — and how to treat it.

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Is My Shoulder Dislocated?

While painful at first, a dislocated shoulder generally heals with rest and physical therapy.

5 Easy Tweaks to Protect Your Shoulders During Circuit Training

Weightlifting during circuit training builds strength, but it can also be tough on your shoulders. Here are five tips to prevent common injuries.

An Orthopedic Surgeon’s Guide to Preventing Skiing Injuries

Speeding down the slopes this ski season? Here’s how to reduce your risk of injury by learning how to take a tumble safely.

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How Long Does it Take to Heal Shoulder Tendonitis?

A flare up of shoulder tendonitis can put your life on hold. But the sooner you start a healing regimen, the better your chances of a quick and lasting recovery.

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How to Fix Shoulder Pain from Weightlifting

If you’re a weightlifter, don’t ignore an aching shoulder. Follow our tips to prevent and treat these three common conditions.

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An Orthopedic Specialists’ Guide to Frozen Shoulder

Here’s what you need to know about the painful but treatable condition called adhesive capsulitis, or frozen shoulder.

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What Causes Shoulder Instability?

Because professional athletes have undergone intense training to mold their bodies into peak physical shape, it’s easy to assume that they’re immune to the common injuries that affect the rest of us. Recent news, however, has shown that no one is completely protected from injury. For example, Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers — two of […]

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How Long Does It Take for a Sprained Shoulder to Heal?

A sprained shoulder can be painful and inconvenient, disrupting your daily routine and keeping you from enjoying your active lifestyle. And while sprained shoulders do eventually heal, the recovery process is a gradual one — the timeline for complete recovery can range from several weeks to several months. As you develop a treatment plan for […]

Shoulder Arthroscopic Decompression

What To Know If Your Orthopedic Surgeon Recommends A Shoulder Arthroscopic Decompression

A shoulder arthroscopic decompression or acromioplasty is a very common operation for people with severe shoulder pain, which is typically caused by rotator cuff or shoulder impingement. However, a recent British study has questioned the frequency of this procedure and its benefit. Shoulder impingement syndrome, often referred to as shoulder bursitis, tendonitis impingement, swimmer’s shoulder, […]

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