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Protect Your Head

A concussion can occur after an impact to your head or a whiplash-type injury that results in your head and brain rapidly shaking back and forth. While they can happen during many different types of sports and activities, they are most common in...

Understanding Fractures

There are typically only a few symptoms related to a fracture. If you or your athlete has suffered a fracture, the pain levels will vary depending on the location and type of fracture. Other common symptoms are swelling and/or bruising and...

What Is Sports Burnout?

Sports burnout is a response to chronic stress after the continued demands of playing a sport or doing an activity without the necessary or proper recovery periods. This can happen to any athlete, but it’s most common in younger athletes....

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...

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...

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...

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