Should You Choose To Have Orthopedic Surgery?

Posted on: 5 January 2015

There are some injuries or conditions that require the services of an orthopedic surgeon; for example, if you have severely torn muscles or ligaments, they may need to be repaired through surgery. However, there are also times when your doctor may recommend orthopedic surgery for certain conditions, and you would need to choose if it's the right decision for yourself. Consider how such a surgery can benefit you and why you may want to opt for this procedure even if it's not absolutely necessary for a specific condition.
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Mensical Tears -The Bane of Sporting Enthusiasts

Posted on: 25 November 2014

Do you suffer from a knee injury from playing a sport? It's likely that you sustained that injury from twisting it or from an awkward landing. If you are experiencing knee pain and discomfort from a recent sporting mishap, you may have a  meniscal injury. Follow this easy guide to discover more about your injury, how to deal with it and your best pathway to recovery. Understand A Meniscal Tear The most common sporting injury to the knee, involving twisting and falling accidents, will result in a meniscal tear.
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4 Things You Need to Know About Sinus Tarsi Syndrome

Posted on: 19 November 2014

The sinus tarsi is a cavity on the outside of your foot, just below your ankle. This cavity is similar to the carpal tunnel you have in your wrist; it holds your veins and nerves. Unfortunately, it can be injured, which leads to a painful condition called sinus tarsi syndrome. Here's what you need to know about this foot problem. How do you know you have it? The signs of sinus tarsi syndrome are very similar to other foot and ankle conditions.
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4 Things That Make TMD Pain Worse

Posted on: 14 November 2014

Temporomandibular joint disorder, usually shortened to TMJ disorder, is a condition that affects the hinge of your jaw. This condition causes pain in your jaw joint and the surrounding muscles, and can make your daily life difficult. Some things that you do every day could be making your pain worse.  Opening your mouth wide when you yawn When you have TMJ issues, opening your mouth too wide is uncomfortable, and it can even be painful.
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