A Brief History of Orthopedic Medicine

March 29, 2017

A Brief History of Orthopedic Medicine Orthopedic medicine has helped millions of people throughout the years. While it may seem like a relatively new concept, orthopedic care has been around since the 1700s. Adults have 206 bones in their bodies, so this area of medicine is naturally something that affects us all. Read on to […]

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Shoulder Replacement Surgery: What You Need to Know

February 21, 2017

Every day, thousands of people suffer from shoulder pain and struggle with a limited range of motion. Chronic shoulder pain can greatly affect your quality of life, whether it is getting dressed in the morning, preparing a meal, or driving your car and other basic activities. Although this pain can be treated in many non-surgical […]

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Orthopedic Injuries Affect All Ages

January 19, 2017

No matter your age or level of activity, orthopedic injuries can affect anyone. Regular physical activity, physical trauma and even aging can all result in situations that require orthopedic care. It’s important to take care of your body at all times and be aware that orthopedic injuries can happen, no matter how old you are. […]

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Shoulder Pain and Rehabilitation

January 15, 2016

With spring training and hotter temperatures, many Weekend Warriors take to the baseball diamond or the swimming pool. While baseball, softball and swimming are all excellent sources of recreation and exercise, they can lead to shoulder pain when proper technique, conditioning and warm-up are lacking. Tyler Collins, MD , an orthopedic surgeon with The CORE […]

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Hitting the slopes? Tips for avoiding ski injuries

January 14, 2016

Whether on skis or snowboard, hitting the slopes can be a fun fitness adventure for just about any weekend warrior. But, the downhill fun doesn’t come without risk. According to Cody Olson, DO, an orthopedic surgeon with Banner Orthopedic Surgery Specialists, novice and expert snow seekers alike should take caution when taking to the ski […]

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New Year’s exercise resolutions shouldn’t be a pain

January 14, 2016

With the New Year comes New Year’s resolutions, many of which are centered on exercising more. But with busy work schedules and family obligations keeping many of us from exercising during the week, the New Year often triggers the birth of new weekend warriors looking to squeeze a week’s worth of exercise into two days. […]

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