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Lights & decorations are a way for people to show their holiday spirit & bring some light into the long dark days of winter. As people decorate their homes, there are also more shoulder injuries. Idaho Matter talks to an orthopedic surgeon about how to avoid a trip to his office this holiday season.
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The feet and ankles are parts of the human body that are both complex and widely used. They can also experience their share of problems due to their heavy usage. However, those with foot and ankle disorders may have difficulty in deciding whether to seek treatment from a podiatrist or an orthopedist.
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You can experience an injury on the job, while playing sports or engaging in other strenuous activities. The issue could be a simple sprain or something worse. While a minor injury may heal in a few days, you should be on the lookout for signs that something more serious is happening. The following signs indicate that you should see an experienced orthopedic surgeon immediately.
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Arthrodesis is also known as syndesis or artificial ankylosis. It is also commonly referred to as joint fusion. It is a method of surgical joint ossification used to fuse the bones in a joint when other treatments do not yield positive results.
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If you are having shoulder pain resulting in significant mobility issues, a shoulder replacement could be a possible treatment to help alleviate pain and restore, or at least improve, function to the extremity. However, it is important to note that not everyone is a candidate for this course of treatment.
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Athletic tape can be used for a variety of tricks to support muscles throughout the body. There are different opinions about how and why tape works, but it started to limit muscle movement and help with proprioception, the body’s innate ability to tell where the limbs are positioned
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Football can put a lot of stress on the body and while it's a fun time, it is also a time for you to help your child protect his feet and ankles from injury while playing football. Pay attention to the following tips to maximize your child's protection from football injuries to his feet and ankles.
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With temperatures dropping below freezing in the winter and an increase in wetter weather, Idaho can be a challenging state to run in throughout the seasons. Here are a few tips to make sure your running schedule stays on track.
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Failing to properly prepare your calves for exercise could result in several different injuries, ranging from minor to potentially quite serious. These include: stiffness, tendonitis, tendinopathy, or Achilles Tendon rupture.
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Training and competing can be exhausting and stressful. To help relieve the stress of constant pressure to perform an athlete can benefit from practicing mindfulness or "being in the moment."
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