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Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries

Football fans may often hear about torn ACLs. But the PCL (which stands for posterior cruciate ligament) is often less understood. PCL tears aren’t all that common. Compromising less than 20%of knee ligament injuries,  a PCL injury can be painful and debilitating and can cause some serious issues with your knee, such as osteoarthritis, if […]

Hip Bursitis

People experience many different types of hip pain. They feel pain and discomfort and tend to want to diagnose it for themselves; they moved wrong, overexercised, or perhaps it’s just part of the aging process. Often, they just try to ignore it. Ignoring the pain may end up making the injury worse. Addressing the injury […]

Ganglion Cyst

Ganglion cysts are a common condition that few people know about. Ganglion cysts occur in 70% of people between the ages of 20-40 and are more common in women. When people hear the word “cyst”, what often comes to mind is “tumor.” It can be scary to find a strange lump anywhere on the body. […]

Golfer’s Elbow

Few people understand what golfer’s elbow is until they experience pain and other symptoms that affect how they live, interfering with what they need to do to get through each day. Golfer’s elbow can be more than a nuisance that can keep someone off the greens or away from the job. While the tendency is […]

Snapping Hip

Snapping hip, also known as coxa saltans or dancer’s hip, is a condition in which you hear a snapping sound or feel a snapping sensation in your hip when you walk, run, get up from a chair, or swing your leg around. For most people, the condition is little more than an annoyance; the only […]

Lisfranc

A Lisfranc injury isn’t life-threatening, but it is still very serious because the Lisfranc joint is important to your ability to walk, run or move. Breaking any of the bones in it, or injuring any of the ligaments and tendons supporting it, can have a big impact on your quality of life. The first step […]

De Quervain’s Tendonitis

Although the exact cause of De Quervain’s (pronounced də kâr-vānz‘) tendonitis isn’t known, any activity that relies on repetitive hand or wrist movement — such as working in the garden, playing golf or racket sports, or even lifting a baby—can make it worse. Before letting it interfere with your life, you should meet with the […]

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a condition that causes severe, painful restriction of motion in the shoulder joint. The pain, swelling, and stiffness make everyday activities more difficult. This gradually worsens over time and even affects your ability to sleep a restful night. Frozen shoulders can last for years without proper treatment. If you begin to feel […]

Treatment of Spine Fractures in Adults

Spine fractures in older adults can be the result of trauma or disease. Depending on the age and health of the person, even relatively minor falls can lead to a spine fracture. Fractured vertebrae treatments include both non-surgical and surgical options. In either circumstance, timely treatment of spine fractures can limit the long-term effects. Lack […]