Soccer Injuries on the Rise As Game Gains Ground

Soccer is the fastest growing team sport in the United States, and soccer-related injuries are on the upswing. While soccer players suffer fewer traumatic injuries than athletes in other sports, each year about 100,000 children are hurt. Any game that involves running, kicking, twisting and includes other players— as opposed to a solo activity such…

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Is Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement Right For You?

The objective is for the patient to end up with a stable, comfortable hip that lasts a long time. Whatever the choice of surgical procedure, it should serve that purpose. Everything is minimizing these days. There is minimally invasive knee surgery, spinal surgery, and heart surgery. We are all minimalists, at heart. Our goal is…

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Pressure Mounts to Separate Kids & Football

What can you do when your son (or daughter) announces he’s made the football team and all you’ve been hearing is risk, risk, risky business? First, know and understand the risks. The evidence is growing and growing more serious about the longterm effects of football and head injuries. Players who’ve taken a hit to the…

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Low Back Pain: Non-Discriminating Disorder

More than 80% of people experience low-back pain at some point in their lives, and yet the syndrome seems to present itself differently for each patient. Pain can come on suddenly, or gradually. It can be caused by a specific event, or by an unknown trigger. Generally it’s treated with conservative therapy and a dose of…

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Try This Treatment Before Resorting To Knee or Hip Surgery

Knee and hip replacement surgeries total nearly 1 million procedures annually. Though the vast majority of these procedures are successful and patients are extremely happy with the results, it can be difficult to return to your full function after this type of procedure. Yes, most patients are happy to maintain normal function of these all-important joints…

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Reduce Your Back or Neck Pain Without Popping More Pills!

Certain pain medications can carry negative side effects while offering limited relief from pain from sports injuries, surgeries or other traumas. Cortisone shots offer patients fast relief from pain resulting from severe inflammation. Ask your doctor if cortisone shots are the answer to your chronic pain. By injecting the corticosteroids directly into the inflamed tissue,…

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How To Recover From A Broken Fibula

Unlike most injuries and ailments, a broken fibula is unlikely to heal in a matter of a few weeks. Get The Proper Care Immediately Even if you are not experiencing severe pain, you do not want to take the risk of prolonging your broken fibula recovery process, re injuring your leg without proper guidance or…

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