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Carpal Tunnel and Going to a Hand Therapist

Carpal Tunnel and Going to a Hand Therapist

by Stephanie Meadows
Have you been experiencing numbness, pain, or tingling in your hand that moves down into your wrist? Although these could be the symptoms of complications from injury, chronic pain and numbness can point to other conditions, such as arthritis, or more commonly, a condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).

Why Your Child Needs the Best Pediatric Orthopedic Care

Why Your Child Needs the Best Pediatric Orthopedic Care

by Stephanie Meadows
Throughout our lives, we have heard that staying active and healthy during childhood is very important, as it can set the foundation for how our bodies grow and develop as we age throughout life. Our anatomy provides form, stability, movement, support, and binds our organs and connective tissues together.

Choosing the Right Pediatric Orthopedist

Choosing the Right Pediatric Orthopedist

by Stephanie Meadows
Orthopedic medicine is a specialty that focuses on the musculoskeletal system, mainly on the bones, joints, and limbs. Orthopedic doctors can treat a multitude of things, but a majority of problems that are treated involve those with joint infections, injuries, spine or limb deformities, and broken bones. A division of orthopedic medicine focuses on growing children, called pediatric orthopedics.

Hip Fractures Not Uncommon, Can Cause Death if Left Untreated

Hip Fractures Not Uncommon, Can Cause Death if Left Untreated

by Stephanie Meadows
Hip fractures tend to be more common as we get older. Research by doctors concluded that the lifetime risk of a hip fracture in a woman is 17.5 percent; for men, it’s six percent. Women have greater rates of osteoporosis than men, and thus the greater risk of fractures.

Pediatric Orthopedics: What Do These Doctors Treat, and How Can They Help?

Pediatric Orthopedics: What Do These Doctors Treat, and How Can They Help?

by Stephanie Meadows
If your child has any type of orthopedic problem, you want him or her to receive the very best, most advanced care possible. Additionally, you'll want a team of experts who are compassionate and view each one of their young patients as unique. And most importantly, you deserve a doctor who is understanding and responsive to the concerns of the child’s parents.