Orthopedic News & Advice

Sprained Ankle and Ankle Instability

Sprained Ankle and Ankle Instability

A sprained ankle is an injury caused by a twist of the ankle, either inwards (inversion) or outwards (eversion). The most common method of injury is usually found in plantar flexion (toes pointed down) and inversion. This is a very common injury and is important to...

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Tennis Elbow / Golfers’ Elbow

Tennis Elbow / Golfers’ Elbow

Tennis and Golfers’ Elbow (also called lateral and medial epicondylitis) Tennis Elbow Lateral epicondylitis, commonly referred to as tennis elbow, is an overuse injury that causes inflammation of the tendons that attach to the bony prominence on the outside of the...

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Elbow Arthroscopy

Elbow Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgery performed using a tiny device called arthroscope. The elbow is the joint that connects the upper arm bone and the forearm bones. The elbow joint helps in movement of the arms forward, backward, as well as to twist the...

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‘Bone on Bone’ Knee Damage: What Does it Mean?

‘Bone on Bone’ Knee Damage: What Does it Mean?

'Bone on bone' knee osteoarthritis Knee cartilage starts to wear away as we get older. Symptoms of knee pain and swelling develop as the cushioning of the cartilage begins to fail. So what happens when you have no cartilage in knee, and what can you do about it? We...

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Total Knee Replacement

Total Knee Replacement

Total knee replacement, also called total knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure in which the worn out or damaged surfaces of the knee joint are removed and replaced with artificial parts. The knee is made up of the femur (thigh bone), the tibia (shin bone), and...

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MCL Surgery

MCL Surgery

MCL Surgery – The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is one of four major ligaments of the knee that connects the femur (thighbone) to the tibia (shinbone) and is present on the inside of the knee joint. This ligament helps stabilize the knee. An injury to the MCL may occur as a result of direct impact […]

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Botox for Chronic Migraines and Tension headaches

Botox for Chronic Migraines and Tension headaches

We've all heard of Botox, the 'secret' little injectable that smooths out lines and wrinkles in the face. But most people don't know that Botox can also be a life-saver for people who suffer from chronic migraines and tension headaches. What is a Migraine? A migraine...

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Healing Massive Rotator Cuff Tears

Healing Massive Rotator Cuff Tears

Massive irreparable rotator cuff tears have usually been considered inoperable. That is, until now! Dayton Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Center is proud to announce the introduction of a new type of surgical procedure that allows massive rotator cuff tears...

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Torn Shoulder Labrum: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Torn Shoulder Labrum: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Almost every movement you make involves your shoulder. It is a complicated and integral joint in your body, but it can easily damaged through sports injuries and repetitive motion, especially the shoulder labrum. Let’s find out about the diagnosis and treatment of...

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What Could be Causing Your Shoulder Pain?

What Could be Causing Your Shoulder Pain?

Clavicle FractureSternoclavicular joint instability Acromioclavicular Joint ArthritisAcromioclavicular Joint Injury Subacromial ImpingementCalcific TendonitisRotator Cuff TearHumerus Fracture Over 35 Years Old:Frozen ShoulderShoulder ArthritisBicep...

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Shoulder Arthroscopy – Everything You Need to Know

Shoulder Arthroscopy – Everything You Need to Know

What is Shoulder Arthroscopy?Shoulder arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgery used to diagnose and treat shoulder problems. You might have arthroscopy for rotator cuff tears or shoulder impingement. Minimally invasive procedures require smaller incisions than...

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Types of Torn Meniscus

Types of Torn Meniscus

Have you been in an accident or suffered an injury that is causing constant pain in your knee? If so, you may have a torn meniscus. The meniscus is a C-shaped, rubbery cushion in the knee that helps prevent the lower and upper leg bones from rubbing against each other...

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