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What You Need to Know About Surgery for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fascia Release surgery may be used in cases of severe plantar fasciitis that hasn't responded to any of the non-surgical treatments of the condition.
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The Wrong Sleep Posture Can Be a Pain in the Neck

Research has found that imbalanced activation of the neck muscles related to sleep posture can be a cause of neck & shoulder musculoskeletal pain.
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The Robin is Helping Doctors and Patients See Eye-to-Eye Again

Robin Healthcare is replacing clunky approaches to medical visit documentation allowing doctors to once again concentrate on what their patients have to say.
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Trainer Rx Helps You Take Charge of Your Physical Therapy

Trainer Rx has developed a comprehensive program that you can use at home to augment the physical therapy your doctor has prescribed. Orthopedic surgeon Michael Oberlander, MD, describes how his own injuries led him to develop this comprehensive home rehabilitation program
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Here’s An App To Help You Get Ready For Joint Replacement...

Interview with orthopedic surgeon Dr. Nicholas Frisch: In the past, people did little to prepare for joint replacement surgery other than having an appointment with their surgeon. Now there is a comprehensive app from PeerWell that offers both a pre-hab (pre-op preparation) as well as a post-op rehabilitation home program.
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8 Practical Tips to Delay Surgery for Arthritis

The best approach for arthritis of the knee is to wait as long as possible before joint replacement surgery. There are a number of steps you can take to deal with your pain before selecting a surgical option. These measures often significantly lessen the pain and improve your quality of life.
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Does Running Actually Cause Knee Osteoarthritis?

All of that pounding from recreational running must be bad on our knees, but science suggests otherwise. What then is the cause of osteoarthritis?

Girls Suffer Concussions at a Higher Rate Than Boys, Study Reveals

A study presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) showed that although the total participation rate for the 9 sports studied only increased 1.04 fold, the number of diagnosed concussions increased 2.2 fold over a 10-year period.
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Hot off the Press: What’s New in Orthopedics?

Here are the headlines coming out of the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedics being held in San Diego March 14-18, 2017.

What Really Works to Reduce Osteoarthritis Pain in the Knee?

Losing weight and exercising are the best medicine for pain due to knee osteoarthritis, the problem is both are hard to do. Community-based programs are being developed (and studied) to see what works best.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome May Not Be the Cause of Your Wrist...

The good thing about carpal tunnel syndrome is that it can be easily treated when caught early enough. But when symptoms have drawn on for months and years, then the chances of full recovery is not assured. This is not a diagnosis to ignore.

Joint Replacement Bundled Payments May Be Risky for Patients

CMS bundled payments for joint replacements are designed to reign in costs, but what's not in the bundle could pose patient safety risks.