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The New Health Care System

2013 is upon us and the effects of the federal Health Care Reform bill are starting to take effect. Like Senator Pelosi so famously quipped, “We have to pass the bill, so we can find out what is in it.” Well the bill passed. Now we get to find out what is in it. Most […]

Achilles Tendinitis – A Pain in the Heel

Achilles tendinitis can be a very painful and debilitating problem in the foot and ankle.  The image below will provide a quick overview of some of the distinct problems often seen in the Achilles tendon.   Achilles Tendinitis Tendinitis literally means inflammation of the tendon.  This is usually caused by prolonged standing and walking or […]

Rotator Cuff Tear – What Is It?

Rotator Cuff Tear The rotator cuff is responsible for most of the movement and power in the shoulder.  Pushing, pulling, and especially overhead reach put a lot of stress on the rotator cuff.  Inflammation of the rotator cuff will cause pain and weakness with these movements.  Another cause can be a rotator cuff tear.  Distinguishing […]

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