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  • FAQs About Tennis Elbow

    Tuesday, 21 July 2015 FAQs About Tennis Elbow

    Tennis elbow, a condition also called lateral epicondylitis, is one of the most common elbow injuries in the world of sports. This painful condition typically occurs when the tendons in an athlete's elbow are overworked, usually through repetitive movement of the wrist and arm. Although the exact causes of this condition are as yet unknown, it is thought to be due to tiny tears of the tendons that attach the muscles of the forearm to the arm bone at the elbow joint. However, despite the uncertainties still surrounding this common conditions, the experts at Rothman Institute still have answers to many of your frequently asked questions. Read More »

  • Your Journey Through Hip Arthroscopy

    Monday, 20 July 2015 Your Journey Through Hip Arthroscopy

    Hip arthroscopy is a developing field of orthopaedics which is bringing very promising results to patients with painful hip conditions across the country. If you or a loved one have suffered from ongoing hip pain due to an injury or an ongoing disease, your doctor may recommend this procedure to relieve pain and help you return to your favorite activities. Read More »

  • Looking For Heel Spurs Physicians?

    Friday, 17 July 2015 Looking For Heel Spurs Physicians?

    Looking For Heel Spurs Physicians? Over the course of a lifetime, the average person walks more than 100,000 miles. And, for each mile you walk, an average of 60 tons of stress is placed on each foot! Although your feet are tough and can handle a heavy load, you may be pushing that stress past their normal limits. Read More »

  • ACL Injury Prevention And Treatment

    Thursday, 16 July 2015 ACL Injury Prevention And Treatment

    If you are an athlete who is involved in running, jumping, and pivoting sports, you are probably well aware of the common anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in athletes like you. These injuries may result from a direct blow to the knee which causes excessive angulation of the joint. The vast majority of these injuries are non-contact and occur from maneuvers such as cutting, pivoting, decelerating, changing direction, or landing from a jump. Read More »

  • Hip Treatment Options for Two Common Hip Conditions

    Wednesday, 08 July 2015 Hip Treatment Options for Two Common Hip Conditions

    Your body’s hips are ball-in-socket joints that allow you to change direction, bend, and rotate - all while supporting the body’s weight. The bones involved include the femur (ball) and the pelvis (socket). A layer of soft tissue called cartilage covers the ball at the top of the femur and lines the socket, so that when the joint is healthy, its movement can be smooth and painless. Read More »

  • Facts You Need to Know About Where To Get Wrist Fracture Surgery

    Monday, 06 July 2015 Facts You Need to Know About Where To Get Wrist Fracture Sur...

    It probably happened in an instant. You or your loved one may have been out on an adventure, rock climbing, skateboarding, or doing a flip on a trampoline. Or, it may have been a more mundane accident, a simple case of a misplaced step that led to a fall. And now, whichever scenario led you here, you or your loved one has a fractured wrist and you have questions. Will surgery be necessary? If so, you may even be wondering where to get wrist fracture surgery and how long recovery will be. Read More »

  • How Do I Know If I Need Wrist Fracture Surgery?

    Monday, 06 July 2015 How Do I Know If I Need Wrist Fracture Surgery?

    Although a wrist fracture is a common injury, it can have a significant impact on your day to day life. You depend upon your hands and wrists for almost everything you do at home, at work, and at play. Made up of a complex network of ligaments, tendons, muscles, joints and bones, the wrist can demonstrate amazing mobility. However, when it is injured, it can also be a significant impediment. If you have experienced a wrist fracture, you may have a number of questions. How long will this take to heal? How do I know if I need wrist fracture surgery? Who can provide the expertise I need? Read More »

  • An ACL Tear is No Match for Our Team of Specialists

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015 An ACL Tear is No Match for Our Team of Specialists

    Two cruciate ligaments run diagonally across the knee joint, providing necessary stability and rotational functionality. Both the anterior cruciate ligament and the posterior cruciate ligament are essential to the knee’s ability to bear the body’s weight. Without these small, but important pieces of knee anatomy, our bodies would struggle to run, jump and pivot. Read More »

  • Three Common Culprits of an Arthritic Knee

    Monday, 29 June 2015 Three Common Culprits of an Arthritic Knee

    Before you had pain, swelling and stiffness in your knee, you were active and able-bodied. You had no trouble getting in and out of your vehicle, walking up and down steps, or squatting down to pick up something off the ground. Read More »

  • Your Journey Through ACL Surgery

    Friday, 26 June 2015 Your Journey Through ACL Surgery

    If you or someone you love has experienced a knee injury and may have to undergo anterior cruciate ligament surgery, or ACL surgery, you are probably wondering what this process will entail. How do you know if you need the procedure? If you do, what can you expect during and after the operation? How long will recovery take? At Rothman Institute, we hear questions like this all the time. So, we want to provide patients and families like you with a guide about ACL surgery. Read More »

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