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Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
For anyone who has hit the back of their elbow against a hard object, they’ve learned that the “funny bone” doesn’t feel so funny. Imagine waking up every day with the same feeling that lasts for several minutes.

When to See An Orthopedic Doctor

When to See An Orthopedic Doctor

by Crystal (SU)
Many people wonder when they should see an orthopedic physician. Most are used to discussing a lot of their health issues with their primary care physicians and don’t think they need an orthopedic doctor. However, orthopedic doctors are a great resource to include on your health care team to ensure you stay healthy. Let’s take a look at what an orthopedic physician is and when you should see one.

Different Types of Orthopedic Immobilization Techniques

Different Types of Orthopedic Immobilization Techniques

by Holly (SU)
Immobilization is accomplished through different procedures that your doctor will determine, depending on the location and severity of the traumatized area.

5 Major Causes of Tendonitis

5 Major Causes of Tendonitis

by Holly (SU)
All work and no play is a schedule that most wouldn’t want to subscribe to; after all, a healthy work-life balance can be beneficial.

Doctor Spotlight- Marc A. Aiken, MD

Doctor Spotlight- Marc A. Aiken, MD

by Bevon Findley (SU)
Specializing in sports medicine, trauma, and reconstructive surgery Dr. Marc Aiken is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon. A native of Starkville, Mississippi, Dr. Aiken received his undergraduate degree from Mississippi State University, and his medical degree from the University of Mississippi in 1983. He completed his residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

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