New parents who repeatedly lift their babies under their arms may experience a condition commonly called Mother’s Wrist, caused by pointing the thumbs up and wrapping the other fingers around the back of the baby, which results in inflammation of the tendons below the thumbs.
This position is responsible for patient movement coordination. This includes communicating with the patient via telephone and in person and performing x-ray studies. The position will act as an ambassador on behalf of the company with customers, clients, and vendors in public. Read more…
What is carpal tunnel syndrome?
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that affects 3-6% of adults in America. It is characterized by numbness, tingling, and weakness in the hand and arm.
Do you suffer from muscle twitching, weakness, numbness, or paralysis? What about sensations of burning, pinpricks, or sudden shocks of electricity?
You’re not alone. Millions of Americans suffer from muscle and nerve pain. It can be frustrating for some and devastating or life-changing for others.
“Eating clean” may be a trendy diet term, but it’s one runners can easily embrace. After all, real, whole foods, with health-boosting nutrients, that are low in (or free from) additives, and grown organically and in a sustainable way are good for your overall health and for peak performance.
We’ve heard that a change in diet may help cholesterol levels or help to bring down blood pressure, but what effect can diet have on our joints? Although orthopedics tends to be a field of fixing things that are already broken, there are some things you can start changing about your diet that may go a long way …
Jordan Burg, 18, who plays varsity football and baseball and runs track, never used to think about what he was eating. But after he learned at school that nutrition was as important to his athletic performance as attending practice, he changed his diet.
A fracture is a partial or complete break in a bone. An ankle fracture can range from a simple break in one bone, which may cause discomfort but not stop you from walking, to more serious fractures, which damage multiple bones that hold your ankle joint in place and may require surgery or immobilization for some time.
Anesthesiologists can significantly reduce loss of muscle strength in ACL knee surgery patients using a new pain management technique, a new study has found.
Anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, repair is one of the most common orthopedic procedures …
We all fear weight gain for the obvious aesthetic reasons. Nobody wants to fall prey to obesity for fear of what it may do to his or her appearance, but have you ever thought about what gaining weight can do to your joints?