Friday December 19, 2014
Arthritis comes in many different forms. Post-Traumatic Ankle Arthritis can result from a serious fracture or even multiple sprains to the ankle, while Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease that results in joint inflammation. These, along with a number of other conditions, affect the important cartilage in the ankle joint. When the cartilage is worn away or otherwise compromised, the bones of the ankle may rub against each other, causing severe pain and instability.
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Thursday December 18, 2014
The spinal column withstands quite a bit of stress and daily wear and tear over its lifetime. And while the discs between vertebrae are filled with protective material, designed to cushion the bone and protect the spine from the impact of the bodyâ€™s movements, this material dries out and these discs breakdown due to injury or simply on account of years of use.
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Second First - Regaining what was once thought lost
Rothman Institute's Dr. Williams, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeonsâ€™ Second Vice President, and Dr. Hilibrand, Chair of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Communications Cabinet, endorse the AAOS "A Nation in MotionÂ® Campaign."