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Emory Study Finds Achilles Rupture Is Not a Sports-Ending Injury

No athlete – professional or recreational – is happy when they’re sidelined with an injury. That’s particularly true when the injury is thought to be career-ending, like an Achilles tendon rupture. Fortunately, researchers from...

One Patient’s Story: Why Connection Matters in Orthopedic Telehealth

Junko Horvath, a certified financial planner at Fujiyama Wealth Management, is active and enjoys getting outside and exploring nature. So, when she injured her knee a few months ago on a hike, she quickly...

Getting Back to What Matters Most: One Patient’s Hip Replacement Story

You know that feeling of walking on rocky asphalt without shoes? Sort of a sharp, crunchy sensation? That's exactly how Nicole Brien described the pain she was feeling, except this pain was deep in...

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: Improving Outcomes, Faster Recovery

Many of the 56 million Americans who experience back pain will not require surgery to address their condition and relieve pain. Non-invasive treatments, such as physical therapy, medication, or injections, can address their symptoms....

Is it Time for Total Knee-Replacement Surgery?

Daily activities can put a lot of stress on your joints. Your knees, especially, take the brunt of the wear and tear. Over time, the cartilage (tissue) that protects the bones in your knee can...

Sciatica: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

The number is staggering — more than 65 million Americans suffer from back pain. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, it’s a leading cause of missed work and the most...

Have a Herniated Disc?

Back pain. It’s the worst. All of us have experienced pain and stiffness at one point or another, but how do you know if it’s something more serious? If your pain is not going...

Ankle Pain: Is It a Sprain or a Fracture?

It’s happened to all of us. You’re walking along and then one tiny misstep leads to ankle pain. Whether you were hurt while exercising, playing a sport, or just being “less than graceful,” you’re...

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