Coastal Orthopedics Blog

Wrist injuries: what kinds, therapy options, common surgeries

Is your wrist sore, swollen, tender, or stiff? Wrist pain, especially after a fall or accident, can indicate an injury that may require treatment.

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Sedentary Lifestyle and its Health Risks on the Body

At the end of a long day or week, being a couch potato and catching up on your favorite TV shows or video games can be relaxing. But what's the true cost of all that "down time"? 

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What is a Rotator Cuff Tear? Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

One of the most common injuries seen by orthopedists and sports medicine practitioners is a torn rotator cuff. Nearly 2 million people sustain a rotator cuff injury in any given year.

Normal wear and tear leads to weakening of this part of the shoulder (usually of the dominant arm).

This explains why a good many people who suffer a torn rotator cuff are middle aged or older.

But anyone can sustain...

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