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Common Rotator Cuff and Labrum Injuries

Common Rotator Cuff and Labrum Injuries

Rotator Cuff vs. Labrum The rotator cuff and labrum are located in the shoulder region and help maintain its mobility and strength. The rotator cuff’s main purpose is to protect the shoulder joint while allowing the arm to move over head and keeps the shoulder joint in

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Most Common Hockey Injuries

Most Common Hockey Injuries

It’s hockey season! Let’s talk about some of the most common injuries suffered by hockey players, amateurs and professionals alike! Each year, more than 63,000 hockey-related injuries are treated in hospitals, doctors’ offices, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, and hospital emergency rooms. The risk of injury cannot be

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Orthopedic Stem Cell Treatment

Orthopedic Stem Cell Treatment

What are Stem Cells? Stem Cells are the body’s raw materials; they are cells from which all other cells with specialized functions (such as for bone, blood or muscle) are generated, and have ability to replace dying cells and regenerate damaged tissue. How Does Stem Cell Therapy

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Patellar Tendinitis

Patellar Tendinitis

What is Patellar Tendinitis? Patellar tendinitis, also known as jumper’s knee or Sinding-Larsen-Johansson disease, is a common injury or inflammation of the tendon connecting the kneecap (patella) to the shin bone (patellar tendon). While anyone can get patellar tendinitis, it is more frequent among athletes who play

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Most Common Baseball Injuries

Most Common Baseball Injuries

Baseball is one of America’s favorite sports. For pitchers, it can be incredibly taxing on the arm. Damage or tear to the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) is the most common injury suffered and is often caused by pitchers throwing too much. This ligament is the main stabilizer

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Yoga-Related Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Yoga-Related Injuries and How to Prevent Them

The Benefits of Yoga There are countless benefits of yoga. The potential health benefits of yoga include: Stress reduction. A number of studies have shown that yoga can help reduce stress and anxiety. It can also enhance your mood and overall sense of well-being. Improved fitness. Practicing

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Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome has a variety of causes, and as a result proven prevention strategies have been difficult to develop. However, workstation changes to minimize the stress on your hands and wrists, such as proper lighting and seating and hand/wrist placement, can help decrease some factors that

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How to Prevent the 7 Most Common Snowboarding and Skiing Injuries

How to Prevent the 7 Most Common Snowboarding and Skiing Injuries

Recent Decrease in Accidents If you are considering hitting the slopes and are concerned about safety, recent trends are encouraging. With a higher number of people wearing helmets and an increase in safety awareness, serious skiing and snowboarding accidents have been declining for the past 10 years.

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Cold Weather and Joint Pain Injury

Cold Weather and Joint Pain Injury

Cold weather tends to decrease muscle flexibility, which increases the risk of injury. A 10-15 minute warm up, consisting of increasingly more strenuous exercise and dynamic stretching, should be done before exercise to decrease the risk of strain. Weather-related joint pain is often reported by patients with

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Rotator Cuff Injury

Rotator Cuff Injury

Rotator cuff injuries are one of the most common shoulder injuries. The shoulder is a ball-socket joint that allows the arm to move in many different directions. The rotator cuff consists of four different muscles that keep the shoulder stabilized and help it move. The muscles and

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