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Don’t Let an Achilles Tendon Rupture Interrupt Your Life

The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. It helps you walk, run, and jump. But when the tendon gets stretched too far, it can rupture, resulting in a complete or partial tear. This is usually due to a sudden and strong force on the...

Understanding Hammertoe

A hammertoe is a deformity of the second, third, or fourth toe. This condition causes a bend in the toe’s middle joint, which makes the toe resemble a hammer—hence the name.

Hammertoes can be caused by a muscle imbalance as...

Total Ankle Replacement: Get Back on Your Feet

Your ankle supports a force about five times your body weight when you walk. Normally, the cartilage in the ankle joint cushions the bones, so walking is painless, something we often take for granted. But as you age, your ankles may develop...

Top 6 Ways to Exercise With Arthritis

Maintaining a healthy weight and activity level keeps your muscles strong and can delay joint replacement. But how do you help your arthritis when it hurts to work out?

Our experts say that focusing on low-impact exercise options can help...

Total Ankle Replacement: Get Back on Your Feet

Your ankle supports a force about five times your body weight when you walk. Normally, the cartilage in the ankle joint cushions the bones, so walking is painless, something we often take for granted. But as you age, your ankles may develop...

Feeling Stronger, Faster With Mako® Robotic Knee Replacement

Our joint replacement specialists specialize in solutions for chronic knee problems. They are devoted to providing a precise diagnosis for your joint pain as well as the treatment options best suited for your unique needs. Our providers will...

Home Projects: Do It Yourself—Safely

"Every year, there are multitudes of minor and serious hand, wrist, shoulder, and elbow injuries from home improvement projects and even crafts — this year, the risk may be higher with more people taking on projects while they spend...

Home Projects: Do It Yourself—Safely

From roof repair and landscaping to the perfect do-it-yourself home décor, during COVID-19 many more are finding it fun and rewarding to complete projects at home, but DIY also comes with some safety risks. Be sure to follow the safety...

Back Pain Causes and Solutions: Herniated Discs

The soft cushioning structure between each vertebral bone structure of the spine is the spinal disc. When a spinal disc “slips” after a fall, accident, or even years of normal wear and tear, it is ruptured and a small part of the disc...

Sciatica: Signs & Solutions

Sciatica is the result of a protruding or herniated disc in your spine. The out-of-place disc puts pressure on the nerves in your lower spine, resulting in mild to severe pain in the lower extremity.

Typically, sciatica occurs in...

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