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Nursemaid’s Elbow

Nursemaid's Elbow

Many children squeal with delight when you swing them around or back and forth by the arms. But the fun can easily turn into Nursemaid’s elbow. Nursemaid’s elbow is a common injury among toddlers and preschoolers. It happens when a ligament slips out of place and gets caught between two bones in the elbow joint. […]

Do you have knee pain? Watch for common knee injuries

knee pain

If knee pain is keeping you from being active, it’s a good idea to have an orthopedic specialist examine your knee to determine if you have a knee injury. There are several common knee injuries, and diagnosing yours is the first step toward treatment and recovery. We’ve compiled some basic information on the most common […]

How to prevent – or recover from – Skier’s Thumb

Skier's Thumb FOOSH

Most people don’t think about hand or thumb injuries when they think about skiing or snowboarding, but skier’s thumb is actually quite common: it impacts around 200,000 people each year! What is skier’s thumb? Skier’s thumb is an injury to the ligament at the base of the thumb joint, known as the ulnar collateral ligament. […]

Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain

Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain

Walking is something everyone takes for granted. However, pain on the outer side of the ankle, which can be chronic or ongoing ankle pain, can lead to instability, limitations, arthritis, and tendon problems. Chronic lateral ankle pain on the outside of the ankle may be so intense that not just walking but participating in sports […]

Tibia Shaft Fracture

Tibia Shaft Fracture

Most people don’t know what their tibia is or even where it is located. What is important to know is that the tibia is a weight-bearing bone and plays a crucial role in supporting the body’s weight during activities like standing and walking. Tibia shaft fractures are not only painful, but they may prevent you […]

Bicep Tendon Tear

Bicep Tendon Tear

Weakness, muscle fatigue, pain, and deformity can all happen with bicep tendon tears. A bicep tendon tear can happen at the shoulder or the elbow, making diagnosis and treatment a more complex issue. This is why it is so important to seek immediate help from the skilled, experienced orthopedic specialists at OCC – Advanced Orthopedics […]

Growth Plate Fractures

Growth Plate Fractures

As your child’s bones grow and develop, what are called their growth plates are prone to injury. Growth plate fractures are cracks in a child’s growth plate—the special section of the cartilage at the ends of their long bones. These fractures may vary from mild to serious, but it is important to find out as […]

Pelvic Fracture

Pelvic Fracture

Even though your pelvis is a strong and stable bone structure, it can break. The pelvis protects many important nerves, blood vessels, and organs that can also be damaged and cause serious complications, including chronic pain, impaired mobility, sexual dysfunction, and deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a type of blood clot. Unstable pelvic fractures can be […]

Scapula Fracture

Scapula Fracture

Scapula fractures, also known as shoulder blade fractures, are relatively uncommon, but the damage they can incur can be quite serious. They often cause severe pain and discomfort, making it difficult to carry out daily routines and activities. Early diagnosis is key in avoiding potential complications. To get the best care possible, you should see […]

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