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Is Texting Setting You Up for Arthritis?

While it may be convenient, texting may also be hazardous to your health. You probably already know that texting behind the wheel isn’t a good idea, but did you know that excessive use of your ...
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Could You Have a Broken Bone?

Sometimes it can be difficult for athletes to determine whether they have suffered a sprain or a bone fracture. Since a broken bone requires immediate care, it’s best to err on the side of ...
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Stay Safe from Injury on the Softball Field with These Tips

When you’re eager to play ball, the last thing you want is to get sidelined with an orthopedic injury. The running, fast stops, throwing, and repetitive motions involved in softball mean that ...
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Shoulder Injuries: Know the Signs

Your shoulders are responsible for a range of different motions, and as such, they are very vulnerable to orthopedic injury. A shoulder injury can be debilitating, so pay attention to the early signs ...
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Tips for Avoiding Orthopedic Injuries While Gardening

Many people enjoy gardening during the summer months, but unfortunately, many people also find themselves in need of help from an orthopedic doctor after tending to their gardens. Orthopedic injuries ...
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How Are Ankle Sprains Treated?

Ankle sprains are the most common type of sprain injury. They occur when you roll your ankle or step incorrectly, overextending your ligaments. Whenever you suffer any kind of sprain, be sure to see ...
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Your Guide to Tennis Elbow

Exercise is a central component of good health. However, engaging in any one activity too often or doing it with poor form can result in injury. Tennis elbow is one such condition that often develops ...
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Signs You Should Have Your Shoulder Examined

Perhaps you felt your shoulder pop while playing racquetball, or maybe you slipped on the sidewalk and fell on it. Whatever the circumstances that led to your injury, you can tell that your shoulder ...
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Tips for Your ACL Surgery Recovery

As many former patients can attest, recovering from an ACL tear can be an arduous journey. However, with patience and practice, you can get back to the speed and shape you were in before your injury. ...
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Common Types of Ankle Injuries

The flexibility and strength of the ankle joints allow for incredible physical feats. They can easily withstand the considerable force that kicking a ball or leaping up to catch one can generate, but ...
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A Look at Common Knee Injuries

Because the knee is so ubiquitous in movement, knee injuries are a common problem. Sports, manual labor, and slip and fall accidents are just some of the circumstances under which a knee injury can ...
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Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome can occur from poor wrist position or overuse. This video offers tips on how to avoid this condition. If you often use a computer for work or personal use, consider the position ...
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Meet Louis Guillaume, SA

To ensure the best possible care, Able Orthopedic & Sports Medicine staffs orthopedic professionals who can both effectively treat and communicate with our patients. That is why Louis Guillaume, ...
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Preventing Shoveling and Snowblowing Injuries

The NYC area typically endures a few major snowstorms each winter. While shoveling and snowblowing might be common activities during this time of year, those who do not take the necessary safety ...
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Rotator Cuff Injuries

The success of a baseball pitcher or tennis player depends on his ability to rotate his arm when throwing a ball or swinging a racket. As a result, injury to the shoulder can significantly impact ...
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What You Should Know About Greenstick Fractures

Many people are familiar with simple, stress, and compound bone breaks. However, fewer may understand the characteristics of greenstick fractures. While a simple or compound break typically entails a ...
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Winter Sports Spotlight: Hockey Injuries

For a lot of people, hockey is one of the most exciting things about the winter season. But as with any contact sport, hockey also has its share of risks. Common injuries on the rink involve ligament ...
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What Is a Torn Meniscus?

A torn meniscus occurs when cartridge in the knee joint is subjected to undo levels of stress. As the largest joint in the body, the knee contains two large cartilages—lateral and medial ...
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A Look at Common Winter Injuries

During the cold months of winter, the fun provided by snow can also carry some physical risks. As every orthopedic surgeon knows, joint injuries spike in times of heavy snowfall. So before you head ...
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Tips for Protecting Your Shoulders from Sports Injury

Are you a basketball player, swimmer, or baseball pitcher? Then you know firsthand how important shoulder health is to performing at the top of your game. In fact, shoulder health is of considerable ...
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Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatments

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that often affects the smaller joints in the body. This video reports on treatment options for individuals with this condition. Orthopedic experts are ...
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Help Your Kids Avoid Fall Sports Injuries With These Tips

With autumn in full swing, many children are signing up for their favorite fall sports. Football, basketball, hockey, and volleyball are just some of the activities that schools often offer during the ...
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Able Orthopedic November 2014 Food Drive Update

Thank you to everyone who participated in our canned food drive! We were so happy to bring all these bags of food to Sacred Heart's food pantries and soup kitchens!
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A Brief Overview of Bone Tumors

The body is made of trillion of cells, most of which live and die in a regular pattern. However, genetic mutations may cause some cells to grow and divide rapidly without dying, causing the formation ...
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