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Are You Troubled by Pain, Numbness or Tingling in Your Hands?

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a problem that affects the wrist and hand. The carpal tunnel is a narrow space inside the wrist that is surrounded by bone and ligament. This space lets certain tendons and a major nerve pass … Continue reading

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Most diagnosed cancer among men is…

Prostate cancer. Besides skin cancer, it is the top cancer diagnosis for men. While it can be a very aggressive type of cancer, it often doesn’t appear in men they’ve reached at least 50 years of age. It is important that … Continue reading

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Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement Surgery

If your hip has been damaged by arthritis, a fracture, or other conditions, common activities such as walking or getting in and out of a chair may be painful and difficult. Your hip may be stiff and it may be … Continue reading

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Is hand pain slowing you down?

If you’re over 50, osteoarthritis (a.k.a. degenerative arthritis) may be a topic of conversation among you and your friends. Most of the time, osteoarthritis affects the hand, making day-to-day tasks like opening jars, getting dressed and gripping things with your … Continue reading

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“I don’t know you, so back off.”

There’s something special about working with pediatric patients. With adults, you can walk into a room and strike up a conversation, allowing you to develop trust and a relationship. But with kids, you have to gain the trust of Mom … Continue reading

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