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Avoiding Carpal Tunnel in an Office Job

Avoiding Carpal Tunnel in an Office Job

One of the most common nerve disorders, carpal tunnel syndrome, affects 4-10 million Americans. You’re at an increased risk of developing the condition if you participate in activities that involve forceful or repetitive hand or wrist movements. While several health conditions, such as diabetes and arthritis, can also make you more susceptible to developing the condition, you’re …

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Do Bunions Require Surgery

Do Bunions Require Surgery?

Bunions aren’t a sign of illness, but they can cause bothersome problems, from irritating pain and physical discomfort to joint stiffness and self-consciousness. Not all bunions require surgery, but if your symptoms are severe, you might benefit quite a bit from this procedure. Learn more about your options by calling us at San Diego Sports Medicine & …

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Why Women are More Prone to ACL Tears than Men

Why Women are More Prone to ACL Tears than Men

Participation in women’s sports is higher than ever. Since Title IX passed in 1972, ensuring equal participation opportunities in school sports, participation has gone up 900%. Of course, along with more sports, more teams, and more players come more injuries — especially anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears. It seems ACL injuries don’t care about antidiscrimination laws, …

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5 Tips for Returning to Sports After Rotator Cuff Surgery

5 Tips for Returning to Sports After Rotator Cuff Surgery

If you’re having trouble with your rotator cuff, you’re not alone. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, two million people a year visit a doctor because of a rotator cuff problem. Additionally, 200,000 people require surgery to repair a completely torn rotator cuff, while another 400,000 people have surgery for tendonitis and partial tears. …

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