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Dislocated Shoulder? What is it and how is it Treated?

The shoulder joint is the body’s most mobile joint. It can move, turn, and swing in many directions. While that mobility is a huge advantage, it also means that the shoulder is susceptible to becoming dislocated.What is a Dislocated Shoulder? The top of your upper arm bone is shaped like a ball. This ball fits […]

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Rotator Cuff Tears

Rotator Cuff Tears: More Common than You Think

A rotator cuff tear is a common shoulder injury that doesn’t always have obvious symptoms. Sometimes it might cause pain, but other times symptoms may present as weakness in the shoulder or poor shoulder mobility. Let’s take a closer look at exactly what this injury is and how to treat it before it turns into […]

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Are you experiencing numbness, tingling, and weakness in one or both of your hands? If so, there’s a good chance that you’ve developed carpal tunnel syndrome.What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?The carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway made up of small bones in your wrist. The median nerve, which assists with finger movement, travels through the […]

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