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Nothing is more frustrating than encountering a strange medical condition. Unfortunately, a few years back, I started having a hard time walking properly. After going to a few doctors, they discovered that I developed the inability to walk without rolling my ankles. However, my doctors sent me to a skilled orthopedist, who was able to prescribe custom orthotics to help me with the problem. Before I knew it, I was able to walk well again until the problem resolved itself. My visit to that specialist has made a huge difference in my life, and I know that it can do the same for you.

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Things To Consider Prior To Getting Artificial Limbs

If you were born with a congenital defect or underwent an amputation, then you may be a candidate for artificial limbs. A lower artificial limb can improve your mobility, posture, and balance, while an upper prosthetic limb will help you better navigate your activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, eating, and grooming. Although prosthetic limbs are likely to have an enormous positive impact on your life, you will need to consider the following factors before getting them. Read More 

Seeing An Orthopedic Surgeon

There are lots of medical specialties. Some orthopedic experts are more specialized than others.  Some Orthopedic Medical Experts May Focus on Addressing Problems in Multiple Muscular Systems and Bones, and Others Have a More Specialized Practice There are surgeons who will mainly perform surgeries on the hands, shoulders, feet, knees, or other areas. As long as the medical problem relates to the joints, tendons, skeletal system, muscular framework, or ligaments, the issue will be relevant to an orthopedic expert's overall specialty. Read More 

3 Pre-Surgery Tips That Will Make Your Knee Surgery Go More Successfully

If you are preparing to have knee surgery, you probably want to do what you can to be fully prepared. After all, as you probably know, having knee surgery can be a pretty big deal. If you prepare beforehand, you can help make sure that the surgery and recovery process goes more smoothly, and you can have a better idea of what to expect after your surgery, too. Although going through a knee surgery can still be a big deal, you might find that these tips will help make it a lot easier. Read More 

How Rotator Cuff Tears Are Treated

Rotator cuff tears are a common shoulder injury that occurs when the muscles that support the shoulder are damaged. The appropriate treatment for tears depends on the severity of the injury. Conservative Treatment For mild tears, conservative treatments can be enough for the shoulder to heal. During the healing process, it will be important to limit movement and weight on that shoulder since it could worsen the tear. Pain medications and icing your shoulder can make the healing process more comfortable. Read More 

Don’t Let Texting Cause A Pain In The Neck Or A Hunched Back

They are seen everywhere: people hunched over their cell phones and other mobile devices. You may have told your teenagers repeatedly to not hunch over their cell phones or they could hurt their necks... only to be met with rolling eyes and snickers. The truth of the matter is that hunching over cell phones and other devices can cause what is being called "texting neck", which can be rather painful. Read More