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5 Signs You Need a Knee Replacement

5 Signs You Need a Knee Replacement

Knee related injuries and surgeries are among the most common reasons for adult hospital treatment. Hundreds of thousands of knee replacements are done annually. Here are 5 clues you might need a knee replacement.
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How to Avoid a Knee Replacement

How to Avoid a Knee Replacement

Follow these five tips to help greatly reduce your changes of requiring a knee replacement.
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Analyzing the Shoulder: Function & Anatomy of the Labrum

Analyzing the Shoulder: Function & Anatomy of the Labrum

The bones of the shoulder cannot be held in place without the labrum. A ring of rubbery tissue called fibrocartilage, it is attached to the edge of the shoulder socket, allowing the ball of the joint to be kept in place. Though the tissue is thick, the labrum is very susceptible to tearing if the shoulder joint experiences a trauma.
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The Proper Steps to Rehab a Torn ACL

The Proper Steps to Rehab a Torn ACL

Every ACL patient, their surgeon and physical therapist has the same goal after surgical repairs have been made: To return the patient to normal functioning in the shortest amount of time possible while not further damaging the repaired knee.
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Stretching: What Stretches May Prevent an ACL Tear

Stretching: What Stretches May Prevent an ACL Tear

Getting sidelined with an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is the last thing that any person wants. The injury is a painful one, with a long road to healing and recovery. Although it is a common injury among athletes and other active people, there are certainly things that can be done to prevent it from happening.
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What is a Blown Knee and How to Recover

What is a Blown Knee and How to Recover

What most people refer to as a "blown knee" is usually an injury to one of the knee's four major ligaments: the lateral collateral ligament (LCL), the medial collateral ligament (MCL), the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), or the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL).
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Evaluating Costs for Your ACL Surgery: What You Need to Know

Evaluating Costs for Your ACL Surgery: What You Need to Know

Athletes are often prone to accidents due to their high level of strenuous activities. One of the most common injuries associated with athletes is the tearing of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
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How to Prevent a Rotator Cuff Tear

How to Prevent a Rotator Cuff Tear

According to Medline Plus, "Your rotator cuff is located in your shoulder area. It is made of muscles and tendons. It helps your shoulder to move and stay stable. Problems with the rotator cuff are common. They include tendinitis, bursitis, and injuries such as tears."
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Guidelines For Choosing an Imaging Center

Guidelines For Choosing an Imaging Center

Important decisions require sufficient time because they affect you in the long run. Choosing an imaging center for a diagnostic imaging scan is crucial to make sure you get the best care possible.
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The Difference Between MRI & CT Scan

The Difference Between MRI & CT Scan

When your doctor needs to take an in-depth look in order to try to get to the root of a health issue you may be having, he'll generally recommend that you have either an MRI or a CT scan. Choosing whether you should have an MRI or a CT scan is based on certain factors.
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5 Signs You Need a Knee Replacement
5 Signs You Need a Knee Replacement
  • 1/14/2018 4:30:00 PM
Knee related injuries and surgeries are among the most common reasons for adult hospital treatment. Hundreds of thousands of knee replacements are done annually. Here are 5 clues you might need a knee...
More >
How to Avoid a Knee Replacement
How to Avoid a Knee Replacement
  • 1/7/2018 4:18:00 PM
Follow these five tips to help greatly reduce your changes of requiring a knee replacement.
More >
The Proper Steps to Rehab a Torn ACL
The Proper Steps to Rehab a Torn ACL
  • 12/10/2017 4:13:00 PM
Every ACL patient, their surgeon and physical therapist has the same goal after surgical repairs have been made: To return the patient to normal functioning in the shortest amount of time possible whi...
More >
Stretching: What Stretches May Prevent an ACL Tear
Stretching: What Stretches May Prevent an ACL Tear
  • 12/3/2017 4:10:00 PM
Getting sidelined with an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is the last thing that any person wants. The injury is a painful one, with a long road to healing and recovery. Although it is a commo...
More >
What is a Blown Knee and How to Recover
What is a Blown Knee and How to Recover
  • 11/20/2017 10:50:00 AM
What most people refer to as a "blown knee" is usually an injury to one of the knee's four major ligaments: the lateral collateral ligament (LCL), the medial collateral ligament (MCL), the anterior cr...
More >
Evaluating Costs for Your ACL Surgery: What You Need to Know
Evaluating Costs for Your ACL Surgery: What You Need to Know
  • 11/15/2017 4:01:00 PM
Athletes are often prone to accidents due to their high level of strenuous activities. One of the most common injuries associated with athletes is the tearing of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
More >
How to Prevent a Rotator Cuff Tear
How to Prevent a Rotator Cuff Tear
  • 10/11/2017 3:53:00 PM
According to Medline Plus, "Your rotator cuff is located in your shoulder area. It is made of muscles and tendons. It helps your shoulder to move and stay stable. Problems with the rotator cuff are co...
More >
Analyzing the Shoulder: Function & Anatomy of the Labrum
Analyzing the Shoulder: Function & Anatomy of the Labrum
  • 1/1/2018 2:55:00 PM
The bones of the shoulder cannot be held in place without the labrum. A ring of rubbery tissue called fibrocartilage, it is attached to the edge of the shoulder socket, allowing the ball of the joint ...
More >
Guidelines For Choosing an Imaging Center
Guidelines For Choosing an Imaging Center
Important decisions require sufficient time because they affect you in the long run. Choosing an imaging center for a diagnostic imaging scan is crucial to make sure you get the best care possible.
More >
The Difference Between MRI & CT Scan
The Difference Between MRI & CT Scan
When your doctor needs to take an in-depth look in order to try to get to the root of a health issue you may be having, he'll generally recommend that you have either an MRI or a CT scan. Choosing whe...
More >

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