Treatment and Symptoms of A Torn Ligament In Your Foot

April 21, 2017

We generally don’t stop to consider the structure of our feet until we begin experiencing pain when walking or other signs of a serious foot injury. While the bones in the foot can fracture and the foot’s muscles can experience...

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What is a Rotator Cuff Injury?

April 19, 2017

If you have a shoulder injury, all you can think about is doing whatever it takes to make it better. And the first step in doing that is knowing what type of shoulder injury you have. One of the most...

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Orthopedic Specialist Role in Therapy and Recovery?

April 3, 2017

According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, an orthopedic specialist has a medical focus on injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system, a system encompassing bones, joints, tendons, ligaments, muscles and nerves. Such injuries can interfere with how a...

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What Causes Tendonitis and How Is It Treated?

March 27, 2017

Tendonitis is a condition where a tendon has become inflamed. It can occur in the knee, shoulder, heel, elbow and more. Often, it is cause by an overuse of the tendon or injury. This is why tendonitis is a common...

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Rehabilitation After Achilles Tendon Surgery

March 20, 2017

Following Achilles tendon surgery, immobilization of the affected foot is essential. Immobilization can last up to 12 weeks. During this time, patients receive either a walking boot or cast designed to provide support and prevent movement. How quickly a patient progresses...

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Childhood Scoliosis Symptoms & Warning Signs

March 16, 2017

When an individual has unnatural curving and rotating of the spinal column, he or she has a spinal deformity that is referred to as scoliosis. According to the National Scoliosis Foundation, approximately 7 million people in the United States have...

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Regenerative Medicine: Are You an Ideal Candidate?

February 21, 2017

Regenerative medicine is a new field of orthopedics to provide benefits without surgery. Regenerative the rapies with platelet-rich plasma and stem cells are a good option for joint damage, sprains and sports injuries. Depending on your health and condition, you...

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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 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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