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Questions to Ask Your Orthopedic Surgeon

Questions to Ask Your Orthopedic Surgeon

by Stephanie Meadows
If a visit to an orthopedic surgeon is in your future, be sure to arm yourself with several important questions to ask during the appointment.

Preventing Hand Dislocations

Preventing Hand Dislocations

by Stephanie Meadows
Your hands and arms have many delicate bones that can easily become dislocated or even broken.

Signs of Wrist Tendonitis

Signs of Wrist Tendonitis

by Yenny (SU)
Tendonitis is the inflammation of the tendons that connect muscle to bone. Tendons are located throughout the body. When tendonitis occurs in the wrist, it typically causes pain and tenderness in the area, along with stiffness and weakness. Tendonitis (tenosynovitis) of the wrist is a common problem.

Types of Fractures

Types of Fractures

by Yenny (SU)
A fracture occurs when there is a break in a bone. These breaks are categorized by the size and severity of the split or fracture, and whether there is damage inflicted on surrounding tissue. Fractures can range from mild to severe. They commonly occur in the hand and wrist or leg and foot. Injuries and accidents are the most typical causes. Fractures are common, with most people estimated to experience two fractures during their lifetimes.

What Are the Options for Herniated Disc Injuries

What Are the Options for Herniated Disc Injuries

by Yenny (SU)
Don’t let herniated discs send shivers down your spine. Inside every one of us, is a skeleton comprised of individual bones, or vertebrae. Between each vertebra lies a disk – or rubbery pad designed to protect, cushion, and absorb shock as the vertebrae flex or bend.

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