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2014-03-20 23:28:23

Arizona Orthotics, the premier destination for the best custom foot orthotic, provides tips and advice on how to keep the body safe and healthy now that spring marathon season has arrived. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Spring marathon season is a highly anticipated time of year that running enthusiasts itch for. According to Arizona Orthotics Clinic Director, Dr. David J. Doperak, “It is also the time of year when we see a lot of unnecessary foot, ankle, knee, hip and back...

2013-12-05 23:26:10

Sick and tired of stretching, strengthening, night splints, medication, icing, injections, shockwave therapy and shoe inserts that fail long term? According to Arizona Orthotics, there's a reason these therapies don't work - gravity. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Sick and tired of stretching, strengthening, night splints, medication, icing, injections, shockwave therapy and shoe inserts that fail long term? According to Arizona Orthotics, there's a reason these...

2011-11-17 03:23:59

Guidelines outline steps to stabilize the injury and treat complications The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors has recently approved and released an evidence-based clinical practice guideline (CPG) on "The Treatment of Supracondylar Humerus Fractures." Andrew Howard, MD, pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, medical director of the Trauma Program at the University of Toronto Hospital for Sick Children and the chair of the AAOS Work Group responsible for this...

2009-07-20 00:51:48

Elbow or forearm pain from tennis or other activities -- tennis elbow -- may be eased with a specific exercise, U.S. doctors say. Lead author Timothy Tyler of the Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma in New York City says tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis pain, was alleviated by a simple bar and strengthening exercise. Compared to other treatments for tennis elbow such as cortisone injections or topical nitric oxide which require direct medical supervision and often...

2008-07-31 03:00:20

By Romero, Edgar Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is one of the more common neurological diagnoses we are likely to encounter in our office. As physicians, we can all provide the same answers in regard to the clinical questions and pathophysiology of CTS: It is a median nerve entrapment at the flexor aspect of the wrist; it produces pain, numbness and weakness that might be excruciating at the thumb, forefinger and sometimes the middle finger of the affected hand; and surgical decompression of...

2007-01-10 03:00:39

By Al-Ahaideb, Abdulaziz; Drosdowech, Darren S; Pichora, David R This technical report discusses a subgroup of rheumatoid patients who have minimal ulnar drift but a severe fixed metacarpophalangeal joint flexion contracture for whom conventional metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty alone was insufficient to correct the deformity. We describe a surgical technique to deal with this clinical problem that uses fractional flexor tendon lengthening in the forearm to correct the severe flexion...

2005-07-21 20:09:06

By Charnicia E. Huggins NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Snowboarders who use wrist guards to prevent hand injuries may unwittingly increase their risk of injuring their elbow, upper arm or shoulder, new study findings, reported by researchers in Canada, show. "The results were consistent in showing that wrist guards were protective for hand-forearm injuries but possibly harmful for elbow-shoulder injuries," Dr. Brent Hagel, of the University of Alberta in Edmonton, and colleagues write in...