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Healthy Minute: A Beginner’s Guide to Mountain Biking
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Healthy Minute: A Beginner’s Guide to Mountain Biking

Are you looking to take advantage of the fall weather and try mountain biking but are not sure where to start? Nathan Kleckner, a physical therapist at DMOS Orthopaedic Centers, provides some tips on how you can get started in addition to avoiding injuries. Selecting the right gear The first step to a successful mountain...

Healthy Minute: Knees, Sports & Young Adults
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Healthy Minute: Knees, Sports & Young Adults

As the number of student-athletes continues to rise in the U.S. so does the risk of sports-related injuries. According to Stanford’s Children Health, more than 3.5 million children and teens experience a sports-related injury annually. DMOS Orthopaedic Centers’ Dr. Joseph Brunkhorst, Sports Medicine, Knee, Hip and Shoulder Surgeon and Dr. Matthew DeWall, Sports Medicine, Hip...

Safety Tips For Pumpkin Carving
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Safety Tips For Pumpkin Carving

The hand surgeons at DMOS Orthopaedic Centers encourage safety to avoid being spooked by a pumpkin carving injury this year. Pumpkin carving accidents can occur in both adults and children. Injuries from pumpkin carving can range from superficial lacerations to stab injuries. With deeper injuries, tendons, nerves, and arteries can be cut. Deeper injuries can...