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The Levels of the Spine

July 26, 2016
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The adult spine consists of 31 segments.
Most of these segments are grouped into four sections, or levels, depending on where they are located on the spine. The vertebrae closest to the head are considered to be at the cervical level. Problems with the neck can cause pain […]

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Rotator Cuff Injuries

July 17, 2016
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The body’s rotator cuff is comprised of a group of muscles and tendons that cover the head of the humerus and hold it in the shoulder socket. These muscles and tendons can become damaged, causing stiffness, soreness and limited mobility. To learn more about how the rotator […]

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Advantages of the Arthroscopic Method in Rotator Cuff Repairs

July 10, 2016
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Taking an arthroscopic approach to rotator cuff tear repairs rather than an open approach has many advantages. Through the arthroscope, the surgeon is able to see both sides of the cuff, unlike during an open procedure. Additionally, arthroscopic rotator cuff tear repairs tend to result in less pain […]

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What Is Wide Awake Hand Surgery?

Wide awake hand surgery is a surgical method used for treating many hand conditions. As the name indicates, patients do not receive anesthesia for the procedure and are awake while the surgery is being done. The surgeon instead injects a local anesthesia into the hand, similar to a […]

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