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Did You Tear Your ACL?

Ski season is here, and along with the snow comes the concern of knee injuries.  Do you think you could have torn your ACL?  Learn the symptoms of an ACL tear and how to know if you may have torn your ACL.

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New Medications in Joint Replacement

New medications are being used for joint replacement surgery for pain treatment, blood clot prevention, and avoiding infections.

Preventing Youth Sports Injuries

Injuries can be avoided, and the Safe Kids organization is working to inform the public about how to avoid sports injuries in young athletes.

Makoplasty - Robotic Hip and Knee Replacement

Robotic surgery is expanding in orthopedic surgery. Makoplasty is a technology that allows robots to guide joint replacements.

Robotic Joint Surgery

Robotic surgery is gaining interest, and there have been some early investigations of the use of robots in joint replacement surgery.

5 Problems With Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip replacement complications are not common, but can occur. Here are 5 problems that can occur as a result of surgery and how to prevent them.

Complications of Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery

Arthroscopic shoulder surgery is safe, but complications can occur. Here are five of the most common and concerning problems that can occur.

Shoulder Bursitis Surgery: Subacromial Decompression

Surgery for treatment of shoulder bursitis is called a subacromial decompression. Learn about how surgery can be used to cure shoulder bursitis.

Muscle Bruise - Soft-Tissue Contusion

Muscle contusions are injuries to muscle tissue caused by a blow to the soft-tissue. These injuries are commonly seen in contact sports.

Rib Stress Fracture

Rib stress fractures are injuries that occur most often in athletes. Allowing the bone to heal with rest is often the only treatment.

Forearm Compartment Syndrome

Forearm compartment syndrome is an overuse injury uncommon in most athletes, but often seen in rowers and motocross riders.

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