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Is My Shoulder Pain Actually Shoulder Arthritis?

Arthritis is a frequently overlooked cause of shoulder pain. Find out how you can determine if your shoulder pain is actually being caused by arthritis.

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Thaw Your Frozen Shoulder with this Treatment Guide

Is a stiff shoulder making it difficult to do your daily activities? It’s time to get your frozen shoulder thawed.

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Going Bowling? Watch out for these Common Injuries

Bowling is a fun, competitive activity whether you’re playing with friends or on a team. But it also puts a lot of stress on your shoulders, wrists, hands, and elbows. 

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Tips for Avoiding Upper Body Gym Injuries

Upper body gym exercises like weightlifting can sometimes damage shoulders, elbows, and wrists. Fortunately, injuries are preventable if you take precautions.

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Watch Out for These Common Summer Orthopedic Injuries

orthopedic injuries to arise. 

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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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