Coastal Orthopedics Blog

New understanding about tendonitis and antibiotics

Broad-spectrum antibiotics are an extraordinary medical development. Taken as directed, they have saved countless lives by treating and even preventing certain types of bacteria-caused infections. Millions of people have safely taken these drugs to successfully combat infections of their sinuses, lungs, and urinary tracts.

However, in 2008, 2013, and 2016, the US FDA (Food and Drug...

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What is a SLAP Lesion Tear? (Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment)

Have you been experiencing a popping or grinding pain in your shoulder, especially when lifting anything higher than your head? Or has one of your shoulders felt weaker than the other, and felt painful when held in one particular position? Although these symptoms can be common to many shoulder problems, having all of these conditions at once could mean you have suffered a SLAP Lesion Tear.

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Common Shoulder Injuries: Types, Reasons, and Causes | Corpus Christi, Texas

Although the shoulder boasts the largest range of motion of any joint in the human body, its remarkable flexibility can make it most vulnerable to damage caused by over-use, over-reach, and repetitive motions. 

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Most common orthopedic surgeries for women over 40 | Corpus Christi, Texas

As women approach middle age, they may encounter unique musculoskeletal problems that affect them more frequently than men. Learn about 5 of the most common orthopedic surgeries sought out by women over 40.

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What is Plantar Fasciitis? | Corpus Christi, Texas

When you first wake up in the morning and swing your feet out of bed, do your first few steps feel stiff or painful? Or do your heels hurt when you stand up after a long time sitting? If so, you may have the condition known as plantar fasciitis: an inflammation or swelling of the band of tissue along the bottom of your foot.

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