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Recognizing the Signs of Juvenile Arthritis

When you hear “Arthritis” you think “that’s an old person’s disease,” right? But children can get arthritis too. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that 294,000 children in the United States, or one in 250, have been diagnosed with juvenile arthritis or another type of rheumatic condition. In fact, rheumatic diseases affect more children than…read more


When it comes to summer chores – think safety first

From mowing the lawn to making s’mores around a campfire to preparing food for the grill, there are many ways we can injure our hands in the summer. In fact, hand injuries are more common in the summer than in the winter. Think about it – we’re more active when the weather is nice which…read more


Men, don’t ignore that nagging shoulder pain

Our busy lives give us plenty of excuses to postpone doctor visits and ignore health concerns. In June, we celebrate the start of summer and Men’s Health Month, and both are good reminders for the guys out there whose nagging shoulder pain might be interfering with everything from their golf swings to getting a good…read more


Feeling great can cause a longer recovery. It’s crucial to follow doctor’s orders after surgery

Significant medical advances in surgery have led to many advantages for today’s patients. Gone are the days of long hospital stays and recovery times. With less invasive procedures patients are experiencing less pain and getting back to normal at a faster pace. But feeling great after surgery can in some instances, lead to the exact…read more


Hitting the Trails? Time to Tune Up.

According to The Outdoor Foundation.org, the most popular outdoor activities for people ages 6 and up are as follows: Running, jogging, trail running – 5 million participants Road biking, mountain biking and MBX – 46.6 million participants Nearly half of the American population participate in outdoor activities for reasons such as getting exercise, spending time…read more


Outpatient Joint Replacement – An Amazing Trend in Orthopedic Surgery

Imagine having your knee or hip replaced in the morning and recuperating in your own bed by the afternoon. For many patients, they don’t have to imagine because these knee and hip replacement surgeries have become an amazing reality, thanks to improved technology, less invasive techniques and advances in pain management. Having your knee or…read more