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Orthopedic Specialists' doctors are often featured in news media as leading orthopedic surgeons and specialists in providing high quality care in virtually all areas of the body. Bookmark this page and check back often to see the latest news and events on Orthopedic Specialists, its expert team of orthopedic surgeons and specialists, and its line of orthopedic services.

Overdone your New Year's Resolution?

Overdone your New Year’s Resolution? Was your New Year’s Resolution this year to get fit and in shape? Good for you! Almost half of all resolutions fall into this category. We are now almost a month into the New Year. If you have kept up with your commitment, you have...
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Tips to Prevent Falls in the Winter

Tips to Prevent Falls in the Winter Months Winter has arrived, and with the snow and ice comes a greater risk for falls. Here are some great tips to help prevent falls during these snowy days of winter: 1. Wear shoes/boots with good traction and/or invest in some of the...
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Arthroscopy

Your doctor has recommended an arthroscopy. Your neighbor just had a “scope” on his knee. Just what is an arthroscopy and what is the difference between that and open surgery. Arthroscopy is a surgery orthopedic surgeons use to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint. The word arthroscopy comes...
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Milk - It Does the Whole Body Good

Milk – It Does the Whole Body Good We have all seen the national ad “Milk – It Does a Body Good”. The slogan is absolutely true! There are so many nutritional benefits of drinking milk. There are many nutrients that support good bone and muscle health. Here are 9...
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"Sitting Disease" Another Cold Weather Hazard

“Sitting Disease” Another Cold Weather Hazard! Do you have “sitting disease”? Do you realize how many hours in a day you are spending in a sedentary position, i.e. at the office, driving, eating, watching TV, on your phone, etc., etc. They say the actual amount of time you spend on...
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Exercise Away the Cold and Flu Season

Exercise Away the Cold and Flu Season The cooler, dryer weather season is fast approaching as well as the cold and flu season. Researchers have found that as little as 20 minutes of exercise can have anti-inflammatory effects that boost your immune system. Some theories why exercise helps your immune...
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Bone Fracture Basics

Bone Fracture Basics The average person will experience 2 fractures in their lifetime. A fracture is the medical term for a broken bone. They occur when the physical force exerted on the bone is stronger than the bone itself. Fractures are usually described by the location, how the bones are...
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Osteomyelitis

Osteomyelitis Osteo (bone), myelo (marrow), - itis (inflammation) Osteomyelitis is an infection and inflammation of the bone or the bone marrow. It can happen if a bacterial or fungal infection enters the bone tissue from the bloodstream due to injury or surgery. In most cases, a bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus,...
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Fall Clean Up

Fall is in full swing and the cooler temperatures and wind are bringing the beautiful color mix of changing leaves tumbling down on lawns, sidewalks, and into eaves. Unfortunately, that signals the beginning of the fall clean up in our yards and the tasks of preparing for colder weather. Raking...
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