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Rotator Cuff Surgery: Exploring Surgical Options for Repair and Reconstruction

Rotator cuff surgery

Rotator cuff surgery is a common orthopedic procedure. It can repair and reconstruct the tendons and muscles of the rotator cuff in the shoulder. Most doctors recommend this surgery for individuals who have sustained a rotator cuff injury or have developed chronic shoulder pain due to rotator cuff tears.  Understanding the various surgical options available for […]

The Critical Role of Physical Therapy

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If you suffer from knee, ankle, foot, or shoulder pain, there are a variety of treatments available. These include minimally invasive surgery, orthotics, joint replacement, and injections. Most often, treatment will include physical therapy. At Bone and Joint Specialists, we utilize physical therapy to encourage rapid and long-lasting recovery and maximum range of movement without discomfort. […]

How Does a Decompression Discectomy Work?

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If you suffer from a spinal condition, getting a decompression discectomy could help. Here’s what you should know about this surgery and whether it’s right for you. Why Might You Need Spine Surgery? The spine is a chain of separate bones called vertebrae. Flexible cushions, known as discs, sit between the vertebrae, but sometimes, discs can degrade. […]

What Is a Hip Flexor Strain, and How Is It Treated?

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A hip flexor strain is a tear injury in the muscles surrounding the hip and upper thigh. It’s commonly caused by sitting for extended periods, muscle weakness surrounding the hip flexors, or an acute contraction of the muscles. If you’re experiencing pain in your hip or difficulty walking, here are some signs of a hip flexor strain […]

Common Exercise Injuries and How to Avoid Them

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It can be easy to injure yourself when exercising, especially if you are starting an exercise regimen and your body isn’t used to it. However, even those who have been exercising for years can become injured. That’s why it’s important to be aware of some of the most common exercise injuries so you can stay safe.  Common […]

Should You Be Concerned About Clicking or Cracking Joints?

Clicking Joints

Does your knee crack when you squat down? Does your shoulder make a popping or clicking noise when you lift your arm? You may be worried about your joints clicking or cracking when you move them, causing you to wonder if it’s normal.  Well, in most cases, it is. In some instances, however, noisy joints […]

When a Joint Replacement May Be the Right Choice for You

Joint Replacement

Every year, more than 450,000 hip replacements and over 790,000 total knee replacements are performed in the United States. Many patients opt for this surgery to provide relief for the pain and suffering that they experience as a result of the aging process. Determining whether you need a joint replacement is a big decision. Thankfully, there are a few […]

How to Heal From a Torn Shoulder

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Every year, around 2 million people in the United States suffer a shoulder tear injury. Recovery can range from a few weeks of rest to surgery, depending on the severity of the tear. Shoulder injury treatment is crucial to ensuring the muscle and connective tissues can properly heal, ensuring your strength and mobility in the future.  How to Treat […]

3 Common Myths About Physical Therapy

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Physical therapy is a vital aspect of post-operative recovery, injury rehabilitation, and overall musculoskeletal health. Despite its effectiveness, however, there are several misconceptions surrounding physical therapy that often prevent people from seeking this treatment.  Learn the truth about physical therapy by understanding the truth of three common myths debunked by Bone & Joint Specialists. Myth 1: […]

Low Back Pain and Spinal Stenosis

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Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal, such that the nerve roots running down the spinal canal get compressed by a variety of different structures, such as bulging discs, thickened, ligaments, and or arthritic enlarged facet joints. Joints. The area of the lumbar spine that becomes narrowed often dictates the kind of symptoms […]

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