Swimmer Injuries: Tips for Preventing Torn Rotator Cuffs

March 14, 2017

The shoulder is a very mobile joint and needs to be controlled by the ligaments and muscles that surround the joint. Poor stroke technique, previous shoulder injury, over-training and weakness can lead both to being overworked. If this continues, injuries...

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Best Low-Impact Sports for a Better Physique

February 15, 2017

Low Impact Sports There are plenty of low-impact sports that will help you stay injury free while giving you a good physique. Basically, any physical sport with minimal wear and trauma to weight-bearing joints is considered a low-impact sport. Here’s...

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Sprained Ankle Recovery Time & Treatment

February 6, 2017

A sprained ankle occurs when the ligaments supporting the ankle become overstretched or torn. An ankle sprain can range anywhere from mild to severe. The grade of an ankle sprain depends on the amount of damage to the ligaments. At-Home...

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5 Minimally Invasive Surgery FAQ’s to Ask Your Spine Specialist

February 1, 2017

Minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) is an exciting alternative to traditional spine surgery. The orthopedic surgeons at Southeast Orthopedic Specialists frequently perform MISS procedures to address a variety of issues related to the spine. 1. What is the Difference Between...

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What is Emergency Orthopedic Medicine?

January 31, 2017

Any type of injury involving the bone or the structures surrounding can be quite serious. While a sprained ankle or pulled tendon. may not require immediate care, there can be certain emergencies that do. In addition, some cases may not...

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How to Keep a Healthy Spine

January 31, 2017

When we think of having an “aching back” we typically imagine the muscles that surround our spine, the spine itself is an incredibly important factor in our overall health. Do you know how to maintain the healthiest spine you can?...

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What to Ask your Doctor Before Hip Replacement Surgery

January 31, 2017

When agriculture spraying technician Sammy Burch began having intense pain in her right hip, she just thought she had thrown her hip out and could easily get the problem fixed with a visit to the chiropractor. But when her chiropractor...

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Treating Your Sprained Ankle

January 31, 2017

The ankle is actually a weight-being joint where three bones meets. Ligaments and bands of fibrous tissue hold these bones together. An ankle sprain is an injury to the ligament. An ankle sprain is typically caused by the joint being...

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Whats The Best Ankle Brace For Me?

January 31, 2017

With the ever widening array of choices when it comes to ankle braces out there, how in the world is someone supposed to make the right choice for their particular orthopedic need? Most of us have done it – driven...

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Who Is At Risk For Carpal Tunnel?

January 31, 2017

Carpal tunnel syndrome can cause pain and aggravation and even get in the way of your ability to work and earn a living. How do you evaluate your risk for carpal tunnel? And what can you to do be proactive...

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