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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.

Osteoporosis Awareness Month

Osteoporosis, just what exactly is it? You probably have heard it as the reason why your elderly grandmother or other relative began to walk with a more stooped posture. The word osteoporosis is from the Greek terms for “porous bones”. It basically is when the creation of new bone does...
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May is Arthritis Awareness Month

Arthritis. We all either have or know people who have “arthritis”, but did you know that there are actually more than 100 different types of arthritis and related conditions? The term comes from arthr- which means joint, and itis- which means inflammation. It has become an informal way of referring...
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Trochanteric Bursitis

Bursae are small, jelly-like sacs that are located throughout the body including around the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and heel. They contain a small amount of fluid, and are positioned between bones and soft tissues, acting as cushions to help reduce friction. There are 2 major bursae in the hip...
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Platelet-Rich Plasma Procedures

We are now offering Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) procedures. The information below can help you make an educated decision on if PRP is right for you. What is it? Blood is mainly a liquid called plasma. It also contains small solid components of red cells, white cells, and platelets. The platelets...
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Are You “Double Jointed”?

We all know that kid from elementary who was able to bend their fingers back more than we thought was humanly possible. When you reacted, they would respond “Oh, I’m doublejointed”. The term double jointed implies that a person with unusual flexibility has twice the average number of joints which...
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Get in the Game!

Studies have shown that men or women who continue to play sports and exercise in midlife continue to be more active as they get older. The benefits of a team sports session may even outweigh a run on the treadmill or a trip to the gym. Gym workouts boost cardiovascular...
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