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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.

Hip Impingement Syndrome

Your hip joint is where your thigh bone meets your pelvis. It is called a ball-and-socket joint because the ball-like top of your thigh bone fits into a cup-like area within your pelvis, much like a ball fits into a glove. Normally this ball glides smoothly within the socket, but...
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Safety with Winter Sports Activities

Winter is here! – bring on the skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, and sledding! While these are all fun activities for winter exercise, they can also be dangerous. Common winter sports injuries include fractures, sprains, strains, concussions, and dislocations. For example, snowboarders have a greater incidence of wrist injuries, and knee...
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Dehydration and Joint Pain

Dehydration is so much more than just being thirsty. 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated. By the time you “feel” thirsty, you are already dehydrated. Not drinking enough water – not coffee or pop – but pure water, can lead to fatigue, slow down metabolism, affect cognitive functioning, and contribute...
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Stress Fractures

One of the most common injuries in sports is a stress fracture. Stress fractures are tiny cracks in a bone. They are caused by repetitive force, often from overuse such as repeatedly jumping up and down or running long distances, which fatigues the muscles making them unable to absorb added...
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