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See a Specialist Today for Back Pain!

Disc Rupture A ruptured disc, also sometimes referred to as a “slipped” or “herniated” disc, occurs when a tear or weakness in an intervertebral disc’s protective outer layer allows the inner layer to leak through its barrier and into the spinal canal. This can put pressure on area nerves, causing pain, discomfort and other complications. … Continue reading

See a Specialist Today for Elbow Pain!

Tennis Elbow  Tennis Elbow, or Lateral epicondylitis, is a painful condition involving the tendons that attach to the bone on the outside (lateral) part of the elbow. With lateral epicondylitis, there is degeneration of the tendon’s attachment, weakening the anchor site and placing greater stress on the area. Sports such as tennis can be associated with … Continue reading

See a Specialist Today for Foot and Ankle Pain!

Ankle Sprain An ankle sprain occurs when the strong ligaments that support the ankle stretch beyond their limits and tear. Ankle sprains are common injuries that occur among people of all ages. They range from mild to severe, depending upon how much damage there is to the ligaments.   An ankle sprain is an injury … Continue reading

See a Specialist Today for Hand/Finger Pain!

Trigger Finger The tendon that bends the finger passes through a tube-like tendon sheath. If the tendon and sheath become irritated and enlarged from repetitive gripping action, inflammation may occur making it difficult for the tendon to pass through the sheath. The condition is called trigger finger because the tendon catches and then suddenly releases, … Continue reading

See a Specialist Today for Hip Pain!

Trochanteric Bursitis/Tendinitis Tendinitis and bursitis are inflammation or degeneration (breakdown) of the soft tissue around muscles and bones. Trochanteric bursitis is inflammation of the bursa (fluid-filled sac near a joint) at the outside (lateral) point of the hip known as the greater trochanter. When this bursa becomes irritated or inflamed, it causes pain in the … Continue reading

See a Specialist Today for Knee Pain!

Meniscus Injuries Two wedge-shaped pieces of cartilage act as “shock absorbers” between your thighbone and shinbone. These are called meniscus. They are tough and rubbery to help cushion the joint and keep it stable. Menisci tear in different ways. Tears are noted by how they look, as well as where the tear occurs in the … Continue reading

See a Specialist Today for Repetitive Injuries – Throwing Injuries!

Overhand throwing places extremely high stresses on the shoulder and to the elbow.  In throwing athletes, these high stresses are repeated many times and can lead to a wide range of overuse injuries.  In fact, there are some injuries that may occur in a thrower’s shoulder and elbow that simply do not occur in the … Continue reading

See a Specialist Today for Repetitive Injuries – Training Injuries!

Repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) occur when too much stress is repeatedly placed on a part of the body, resulting in inflammation, muscle strain, or tissue damage. RSIs are also referred to as overuse injuries, and can include over one hundred different kinds of injuries and illnesses that can vary in severity. Orthopedic physicians recognize that  musculoskeletal injuries … Continue reading

See a Specialist Today for Shoulder Pain!

Rotator Cuff Tears The shoulder rotator cuff is comprised of four muscles and their tendons that control the function of the shoulder that connects the upper arm bone (humerus) with the shoulder blade (scapula). The rotator cuff is responsible for holding the ball of the humerus firmly into the shoulder socket and, along with the deltoid … Continue reading

See a Specialist Today for Wrist Pain!

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the palm of the hand, becomes pressed or squeezed at the wrist.  The carpal tunnel—a narrow, rigid passageway of ligament and bones at the base of the hand—houses the median nerve and the tendons that bend the … Continue reading

See a Specialist Today for Repetitive Injuries – Running Injuries!

Many runners wonder when they should visit an orthopedic specialist or go to their primary care doctor. There are some specific times that it honestly may speed recovery time to visit the orthopedist directly. For example, anytime that that there is a suspected traumatic or repetitive motion injury to a bone, joint, tendon or nerve … Continue reading


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