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Stress Fracture? No need to stress here!

Stress Fracture? No need to stress here!

A stress fracture is a small, thin break in a bone which occurs due to repetitive activities which the bone has not been able to adapt to. Stress fractures are most often seen in the weight bearing bones of the lower extremity, especially the metatarsals, calcaneus (heel bone), tibia, and fibula. Stress fractures can occurRead More…

Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common nerve entrapment diagnosis of the upper extremity. The condition is caused by compression of the median nerve as it travels through the palm side of the wrist. The most common complaint associated with carpal tunnel syndrome is numbness and tingling of the first three and a halfRead More…

What to Know About Lumbar Microdiscectomies

What to Know About Lumbar Microdiscectomies

Spine surgeries are almost never the first option for a person with lower back pain or radicular pain (i.e. sciatica), but when conservative treatment with PT, injections, and other treatments have failed, it may be time to discuss surgical options with your doctor. A common lumbar surgery which is less invasive than a fusion orRead More…

What Happens After ACL Surgery?

What Happens After ACL Surgery?

ACL Reconstruction: Phase 1 (early strengthening)After your first 1-2 weeks of surgery, your knee should start to feel more comfortable and you should be able to tolerate more exercise in physical therapy. During this phase you will continue to protect your recent ACL graft in PT by gradually progressing your knee flexion (bending) range ofRead More…