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June 15, 2021

The need to visit an orthopedic surgeon usually indicates that you are in immense pain and in need of expert care. The urge to choose the best orthopedic surgeon can cause anxiety in individuals as they might be unsure of what online information to believe and what to ignore. Some of the common factors to …

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June 15, 2021

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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June 15, 2021

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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June 15, 2021

Osteoarthritis (OA), one of the primary causes of physical disability, affects approximately 32 million adults in the USA (1). In 2020, knee OA, a common type of OA, was diagnosed in 2 out of every 10 individuals worldwide (2). Knee OA results from the wearing out of the cartilage, which acts as a cushion to …

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February 1, 2021

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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January 8, 2021

From petting the dog to preparing meals, your hands are the most valuable tool you have. They’re also among the most anatomically intricate parts of your body, consisting of 27 bones, 27 joints, 34 muscles, over 100 ligaments, tendons, blood vessels, nerves, and soft tissue.  Given the complexity and constant work of your hands, it’s …

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