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Common Summer Time Hand Injuries

Common Summer Time Hand Injuries

Summer is all fun and games until someone gets hurt. Whether you’re on vacation or hanging out at the park, a hand injury could occur and ruin your day. Before you get too excited about celebrating the weather, make sure you know the hazards involved and how to...

Summer Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Summer Injuries and How to Prevent Them

If you're like most people, you're probably looking forward to spending more time outdoors and enjoying the warmer weather. However, with the increase in activity comes an increased risk of accidents and injuries. While there’s an increase in nature-related injuries...

Cast Care

Cast Care

We’re in the middle of summertime now, and the temperatures are skyrocketing. Unfortunately, injuries are all too common at this time of year. If you or someone you know suffers from a broken bone this summer, you may be wondering how you should care for your cast?...

Common Orthopaedic Injuries in Summer

Common Orthopaedic Injuries in Summer

Summer is a fantastic time to get outside to enjoy the beautiful weather, fun sports, and family vacations. However an increase in summer fun can often lead to an increase in injuries. With the help of a few reminders, there are several ways you can prevent common...

Common Trampoline Injuries & Safety Tips

Common Trampoline Injuries & Safety Tips

If your children love trampolines, they’re in the majority. Trampolines are a great way to get them outside, active and away from TV monitors. Unfortunately, as with every physical activity, trampolines can cause injury and pose a unique list of potential dangers....

Fireworks Safety

Fireworks Safety

The 4th of July is a wonderful time to gather with family and friends and celebrate our country and all of the freedoms that go along with it. Many of us enjoy picnics and get-togethers that include fireworks in one form or another. With all that said, the 4th of July...

Orthopaedic Problems from Diabetes

Orthopaedic Problems from Diabetes

People with diabetes have a high prevalence of orthopaedic problems and experience an increased risk of adverse outcomes following orthopaedic interventions. Diabetes can cause numerous problems, ranging from nerve damage to arterial disease to obesity to infections...

Neck and Back Pain: When to Seek Treatment

Neck and Back Pain: When to Seek Treatment

If you're living with back or neck pain, you're not alone. In fact, orthopaedic doctors see patients every day who are struggling with these issues. But too often, we shrug off the pain as a fact of life. We think it's something we just have to deal with. And while...

Preparing Yourself for Surgery

Preparing Yourself for Surgery

We know that surgery can be a daunting option for many, especially If you have never experienced a surgery with anesthesia, making even the simplest of procedures can seem overwhelming. However, the more you prepare ahead of time can help to lessen your pre-surgery...

High School Sports Injuries

High School Sports Injuries

Sports injuries are common among athletes and often impact the foot, ankle, wrist, or head. But what are some of the most common types of injuries in high school sports? Who is most at risk of injury? For starters, some of the more common sports injuries among high...

Common Lower Back Injuries in Golf

Common Lower Back Injuries in Golf

Although golf is considered a type of low-intensity sport, injuries can still happen. Back pain is one of the most commonly reported injuries among golfers -which doesn’t come as much of a surprise due to the constant rotational movement involved in the swing. Several...

How to Improve Bone Health

How to Improve Bone Health

The body contains over 200 bones that perform a variety of different roles, including providing structure, protection of your organs, anchor points for muscles, and calcium storage.  When you’re thinking about striving to improve your overall health, chances are,...