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Don’t Be Out of Joint: Understanding Juvenile Arthritis

Don’t Be Out of Joint: Understanding Juvenile Arthritis

by Holly (SU)
Nearly 300,000 children under the age of 18 years in the United States alone are living with the condition known as Juvenile Arthritis

Which Sport Has the Most Orthopedic Injuries?

Which Sport Has the Most Orthopedic Injuries?

by Gianina (SU)
Regardless of how many knee pads and helmets are worn in sports, no sport is without its dangers and risks for injuries.

The Dangers of Running with Shin Splints

The Dangers of Running with Shin Splints

by Gianina (SU)
That shooting or dull pain that runs along the lower leg or shin bone is sometimes referred to as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) and, ignored or left untreated, can take you out of the race.

Post-Op Orthopedic Recovery Tips

Post-Op Orthopedic Recovery Tips

by Holly (SU)
Failing to follow post-op recovery guidelines can result in a longer recovery period, more pain, and less benefit from the surgery than patients who comply. In fact, you can risk re-injury by not following the proper post-op protocol described by your surgeon.

Can you be allergic to a metal implant?

Can you be allergic to a metal implant?

by Holly (SU)
You may have heard or read stories about people developing allergies or sensitivity to their own implants. Is this something that you should be concerned about when considering a joint replacement procedure?