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Healthy Minute: Is Your Desk Job A Pain In The Neck?
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Healthy Minute: Is Your Desk Job A Pain In The Neck?

Do you go home from your desk job stiff or sore? Sitting at a desk for an extended period can cause harm to your body. Tara Saul, a physical therapist at DMOS Orthopaedic Centers, has tips and tricks to help reduce workstation pain and protect your body from injury. How can ergonomics prevent pain when...

Turkey Carving Safety – Infographic
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Turkey Carving Safety – Infographic

Every year hospitals and physicians see an increase in hand injuries caused by carving turkeys. This Thanksgiving, use the following turkey carving safety Do’s and Don’ts from the American Society for Surgery of the Hand to safe. Do’s When cutting a turkey, cut away from yourself with your free hand on the opposite side of...

Healthy Minute: 5 Tips to Prevent Basketball Injuries
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Healthy Minute: 5 Tips to Prevent Basketball Injuries

Nothing ruins a basketball season quicker than an injury like an ankle sprain or an ACL tear. Here are five tips from Nicole McDevitt, a physical therapist at DMOS Orthopaedic Centers, to help prevent injuries when playing basketball. 1. Wearing Appropriate Shoes and Gear Before you take the court it is important to ensure you...

Healthy Minute: All About The Hips
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Healthy Minute: All About The Hips

The number of total hip replacements surgeries is continuing to grow for people under the age of 65, according to a report by Becker’s Orthopedic Review. As more and more people become at risk for total hip replacements, it is important to consider your hip health. Nathan Stocco, a physician assistant at DMOS Orthopaedic Centers,...

Healthy Minute: Numbness or Tingling in Fingers?
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Healthy Minute: Numbness or Tingling in Fingers?

Are your hands falling asleep? Do you experience tingling? You may have carpal tunnel or cubital tunnel syndromes. DMOS Orthopaedic Centers’ Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon Dr. Shane Cook shares more about the syndromes as well as prevention and treatment methods. What is the difference between carpal and cubital tunnel syndromes? Carpal tunnel and cubital...