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When Arthritis Needs Surgery

Many people who suffer from persistent arthritis may try to “live with the pain,” or delay getting the treatment they need. However, when pain from arthritis is ignored, it can worsen until it becomes permanent or even untreatable. If you have arthritis pain, it is imperative that you seek treatment as soon as possible. While […]

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Common Neck Conditions and Treatments

If you have pain in your neck it is likely that you need to visit a doctor for diagnosis and treatment before it gets any worse. Pain in your neck, or what is formally known as pain in your cervical spine, can be caused by a number of conditions. If left untreated, even minimal pain […]

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Treatment Options for Fractures

If you’ve been diagnosed with a fracture, you may have been recommended several treatment options, such as a casting, surgery, physical therapy, and medications. Below is information regarding each of those treatment options. Cast Because a fracture is a break in the bone, healing of a fracture requires that the bone fuses together until the […]

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How Epidural Steroid Injections Can Treat the Symptoms of Disc Herniations

Epidural steroid injections are one of the most common treatment options recommended by doctors for severe back pain. Here, we’ve laid out a brief overview of the details of epidural injections and why they continue to play an important role in treating spinal conditions, such as disc herniations. What Are Epidural Steroid Injections? An epidural […]

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What are Nerve Blocks?

Since pain is the result of aggravated nerves, pain management doctors often look for ways to impair pain-causing nerves. One way of accomplishing this task is by utilizing a procedure called a nerve block. A nerve block is a procedure in which medication is injected in to the nerve in order to cut off or […]

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What is Radiofrequency Ablation?

Radiofrequency ablation is a minimally invasive procedure that is commonly used to treat lower back pain. Radiofrequency ablation works by applying the heat generated from radiofrequency waves to the nerves that are generating the pain in the spine. This eliminates the pain-causing nerves in the spine, which stops those specific pain signals to the brain. […]

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Is Minimally Invasive Surgery Right For You?

If you’ve been experiencing ongoing joint pain you’ve probably, at some point, visited an orthopedist. If this is the case –you may have heard the suggestion for minimally invasive surgery as an alternative to your months (or even years) of more conservative treatments. Whether you are considering minimally invasive surgery at the recommendation of your […]

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What to Look for When Choosing a Hip Specialist

Question Your Provider Ask your provider about their credentials. First, make sure they meet all the minimum requirements of a practicing orthopedist in the U.S. These include a 4-year MD or DO degree and a residency. Then, don’t be afraid to ask if they are certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, if they […]

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The Benefits of Seeing a Sports Medicine Specialist

Is it better to stretch before or after exercise? Should I be wearing an ankle brace? If I get injured, how long should I wait before I start playing sports again? These are just some of the questions a sports medicine doctor will help answer. Whether you’ve been playing football since before you can remember, […]

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How Physical Therapy Helps in Recovering from Surgery

If you have just undergone surgery, or have a surgery scheduled, then physical therapy may be right for you. Here’s why: 1. Helps to Reduce Pain The choice to undergo surgery is usually made after every other treatment option has failed. This is because surgery, unlike pain medications or injections, can sometimes result in weeks […]

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