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Preparing for a Total Joint Replacement? Ask These Questions

Posted on August 19, 2019

Here at Orthopedic Specialty Clinic, we understand that the idea of a total replacement for a hip or knee can be daunting. That’s why we want to prepare each patient to feel confident that they are choosing the best procedure and the best orthopedic service when they come to us. These key questions can help you ascertain that your surgery will be a complete success:

  • How many of these procedures have you done in the past year?

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Ten Myths About Back Pain

Posted on August 3, 2016

It’s estimated that approximately 80 percent of Americans will experience back pain at least once in their lifetime. It’s the leading cause of disability in people younger than 45, and there are many factors that contribute to it.

Most back pain can be traced back to 4 major causes.

Spine-Related Problems occur when something is off in the way your spinal joints muscles, discs, and nerves fit together and move. Herniated or slipped discs are often a common reason for spine-related back pain,

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How to Exercise at Your Desk

Posted on March 5, 2015
Deskercise, how to exercise at your desk

 

By now, you probably realize that sitting down at a desk all day isn’t good for your health. High blood pressure, obesity, and increased risk of stroke are just a few of the effects of chronic  inactivity. Knowing about the risks is one thing, but changing your lifestyle can be more difficult. And if you’re like the average worker, changing careers isn’t really an option. That’s why it’s becoming more and more common to stay active any way and anywhere that you can.

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RSI: An overlooked type of injury

Posted on December 4, 2014
RSI: An overlooked type of injury

A great mind once said, ‘we are what we repeatedly do’.  It is our habits that define not only our character but also our physical health.  Bad form in any repetitive motion will eventually lead to injury.  When this happens, it’s called RSI, a Repetitive Stress Injury from overuse of tendons, muscles nerves and other soft body tissues.  RSI can act as a gateway for a host of other problems including,

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