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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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July 20, 2020

Are some of your fingers going numb after a day on the keyboard or working construction? Perhaps you’ve developed pain in your wrist. Day after day, it seems to be getting worse. You could have carpal tunnel syndrome.  Our board-certified orthopaedic surgeons at San Diego Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center treat many cases of carpal tunnel syndrome, restoring …

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June 12, 2020

If you’ve been diagnosed with tendonitis, you’re seeking relief. Tendons are strong bands of tissue that join muscles to bones. Any type of repetitive movements of your tendons can inflame them, causing tendonitis.  If you play tennis, you’re at risk for tendonitis, commonly known as tennis elbow —  inflammation in the tendons that move from the …

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May 12, 2020

You’ve been diagnosed with a rotator cuff injury. You know your shoulder hurts, but what is the rotator cuff, anyway?  Your shoulder has muscles and tendons that make up your rotator cuff. The tendons are tough cords of tissue that connect the muscles around your shoulder to the bone in your upper arm, the humerus. …

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April 2, 2020

Have you felt a twinge when you walk, and then noticed that one of your toes no longer lies flat but is bent in the middle and sticks up? You have a hammertoe. Hammertoes are most common in the toe next to your big toe, but they can occur in the third, fourth, or little toe …

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