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Telltale Symptoms of Arthritis in the Knees

Man with strong athletic legs holding knee with his hands in pain. Injury during a running workout training on running track.

Recognizing the potential signs of arthritis in the knees could save you a lot of future pain. These symptoms can present individually or with more than one symptom at a time. You may not feel concerned about early symptoms if they are not as severe or frequent. However, the more debilitating symptoms of arthritis can…

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Baker’s Cysts Facts

Sports Injury Fremont, CA

William Morrant Baker was a 19th century surgeon who first described the condition termed “Baker’s Cyst.” It is also called a popliteal cyst. It forms when excess synovial fluid accumulates in the hollow at the back of the knee joint and forms a bulge. It does not necessarily develop with symptoms other than the protrusion;…

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Limb Lengthening: Growing Up a Little More

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There is a lot to be said for being taller. In fact, research has shown that there are many benefits of being a tall person. Until fairly recently, if life dealt you the short card, you were stuck with it. Now, thanks to amazing medical and technical advancements, your dream of being taller may become…

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Keep It Moving

Sports Injury Fremont, CA

Life as we know it has changed, maybe forever. Much of what was taken for granted not long ago now seems like just a memory of the past. For many, this includes such simple things as working out in the gym. The regular routine of grabbing your gym bag and heading out for a good…

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Getting the Most Out of Your Telemedicine/Virtual Appointment

Telemedicine has been around for a while. Its use as a primary means of doctoring for non-emergency visits is reaching unprecedented heights during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. In-person visits are the ideal, of course; however, more clinics and private practices are choosing the telemedicine and virtual appointment alternative as way to minimize exposure…

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4 Things You Should Know About Arthritis in Your Elbow

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You do not have any idea how important the joints in your elbows are until they become compromised with pain and/or limited mobility. This complex hinge in your arm consists of the humerus, radius and ulna bones and three different articulations working together: the proximal radioulnar joint, radio capitellar joint and the ulnohumeral joint. These…

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When Life Is a Pain in the Knee

Man with strong athletic legs holding knee with his hands in pain. Injury during a running workout training on running track.

There is an old saying, “You never miss the water, ‘till the well runs dry.” It can be applied to many things in life, including knee pain. You can have pain in a number of different areas in your body and keep going, in many cases. When it comes to knee pain and your mobility…

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Can Ergonomics Really Help?

Ergonomic Workspace San Jose CA

The term “ergonomics” has been popular in the English language from about 1997 onward. There are three basic branches of the discipline – physical, cognitive and organizational. Most people are aware of ergonomics as they address the workplace environment. Although the discipline is often thought of as a relatively new concept, having been popularized late…

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How Bad Is That Ankle Injury?

Close-up woman sitting on sofa holds her ankle injury, feeling pain.

Ankle injury statistics are impressive. Over 25,000 ankle sprains occur on a daily basis. Over the course of a year, more than one million people will visit the emergency room with an ankle injury. Most of these people will have either a sprain or a fracture, and some will have a strained or torn tendon.…

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Tips for a Safe and Healthy Holiday Season

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This time of year is joyous; however, far too many people are unnecessarily injured during the holiday season. While many injuries occur as a result of vehicle accidents, there are thousands of other injuries caused by putting up or removing holiday decorations. Holiday Hazards The online videos of people falling off ladders or roofs while…

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