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Understanding Your Body – Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

Tendinitis When a tendon gets irritated or inflamed the medical term for it is tendinitis.  This is similar to how your skin reacts to too much sun.  Normal use, pressure, and tension suddenly cause pain.  Rest, avoiding continued irritation, and time are usually all that is necessary to allow the problem to resolve. Rotator Cuff [...]

The Value of a Knee Replacement

In today’s health care climate it is easy to focus on the cost of medical care.  There are new studies being published almost every day that detail spending patterns and health outcomes.  Conclusions are drawn about the cost effectiveness of this treatment compared to that treatment.  Most of the conclusions seem to circle around the [...]

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 [...]

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