Monthly Archives: March 2011

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The carpal tunnel is located on the palm side of the wrist and houses a nerve to the hand. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition in which this nerve is pinched or compressed, resulting in pain, numbness, and weakness in …

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Podiatrist vs. Orthopedic Surgeon: What Is the Difference?

Podiatrist vs. Orthopedic Surgeon: What Is the Difference?

If you’re experiencing foot pain, you need professional help, but where do you turn? Do you choose a podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon? The answer depends on what your issues are and what treatment you require. What a Podiatrist Does …

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Do You Need Hip Replacement?

Do You Need Hip Replacement?

Does it hurt when you walk, climb stairs, or sit up in the morning? If the pain isn’t going away, and medicine hasn’t helped, hip replacement surgery could drastically improve your quality of life. Many people struggle through their daily …

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Knee Replacement Surgery Basics

Knee Replacement Surgery Basics

If you suffer from knee pain, you may wonder what your options are. Some of the many possibilities are physical therapy and pain relievers. However, in some cases, surgery may be the best course of action. Knee replacements have become …

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How Hypothermia Can Save a Life

How Hypothermia Can Save a Life

Cardiac arrest is a serious issue in the United States, and medical treatment is literally a matter of life or death. However, treatment of a cardiac arrest patient isn’t simply about just getting the heart beating again; it also involves …

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