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What Causes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome constitutes one of the most common nerve-related entrapment injuries, implying the conditions where the peripheral nerves remain squeezed or pressed for long durations (1). These conditions usually occur due to the excessive use of video games/mouse/game controllers. People whose profession requires them to work on a laptop/computer …

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Joint Space Narrowing

In the United States, 1 out of every 7 adults has osteoarthritis, and almost half of the affected population falls in the age group of 18-64 years (1). It is common knowledge that performing the same task, such as running, bending, etc., becomes progressively difficult with age. This happens primarily due to the gradual wearing …

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From Tennis Elbow to Wrist Fractures: How We Treat Common Lower Arm Injuries

If you have an acute or overuse injury of your forearm or wrist, you’re unable to perform some of the simple daily tasks you normally take for granted, like brushing your teeth or using the computer — especially if the injury is in your dominant arm or hand. Your forearm has two bones: the radius …

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Healing From Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip replacement surgery is considered a routine operation these days. Minimally invasive surgical techniques have hastened healing and recovery time.  Rehab actually starts before the surgery. Your board-certified orthopedic surgeon at San Diego Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center may give you specific muscle-strengthening exercises to do if needed in the weeks before your operation. Strong muscles enable you to perform basic …

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