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What causes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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

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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Healing From Hip Surgery

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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What to do about tendonitis

What to Do About Tendonitis

Are you feeling pain around your elbow, knee, or shoulder when you’re on the tennis court lately? Perhaps you’re working in a warehouse or have another job that requires constantly raising your arms over your head or bending and pivoting. You may have developed tendonitis in a shoulder, elbow, or knee.  What is tendonitis?  Your …

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