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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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March 1, 2020

At first you felt a minor pain in your foot. Maybe it was sore when you touched it. Now your foot is swollen, and it’s time to head to the doctor. You may be diagnosed with a stress fracture –  one or more tiny, microscopic cracks in your bone. Your board-certified orthopedic surgeons at San Diego Sports Medicine & …

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February 1, 2020

So you’ve been diagnosed with an ACL tear and need an ACL reconstruction. You’ve heard the ACL abbreviation before, but what does it refer to? The ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament, is the ligament that connects your femur (thigh bone) to your tibia (shin bone). This ligament is composed of strong fibers of connective tissue and …

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