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January 1, 2021

Arthritis in your knees can be disabling and lessen your quality of life. When it’s painful to walk because your knees hurt and your job demands it, you might be considering workplace disability. You may have already given up activities like gardening, dancing, or playing a sport that you love.  As a knee arthritis patient, …

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December 1, 2020

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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November 5, 2020

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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October 8, 2020

Osteoarthritis is the most common kind of arthritis, affecting over 30 million adults in the US. Your body is designed to be a smoothly functioning machine, but due to age, injuries, and other reasons, the joints that enable movement can become damaged, leading to osteoarthritis (OA).  You have a soft cushion of tissue between your joints …

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September 9, 2020

Traditional orthopedic practice is undergoing a transformation. A medical treatment long used to speed wound healing after surgery called platelet-rich plasma (PRP) now can speed healing to orthopedic injuries and conditions such as arthritis. PRP gives physicians another tool in their arsenal to combat muscle, tendon, and ligament injuries as well as ease joint pain from arthritis.  Are you …

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August 12, 2020

Most people have an episode of lower back pain at some point in their lives. Not surprisingly, back pain is a leading cause of workplace disability claims. If your pain lasts longer than three months, it’s considered chronic pain.  Our board-certified orthopaedic surgeons at San Diego Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center provide caring treatment for lower back pain.  Before you …

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