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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...

Healthy Minute: Non-Surgical Pain Relief: Dry Needling
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Healthy Minute: Non-Surgical Pain Relief: Dry Needling

Every day millions of Americans suffer from muscle pain, often this pain is caused by an injury or overused muscles. This chronic pain can begin to affect your lifestyle, preventing you or your loved ones from doing the things that you love. Francis Nguyen, a dry needling trained physical therapist from DMOS Orthopaedic Centers, shares...

Healthy Minute: Your Spine Health Matters
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Healthy Minute: Your Spine Health Matters

Neck and back pain are two of the most common medical conditions affecting nearly 80 percent of all US adults, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. By taking care of your spine, you can help alleviate pain and reduce the risk of neck and back pain and injury down the road. Amber Buyck,...

Healthy Minute: Take The Pain Out Of Your Golf Game
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Healthy Minute: Take The Pain Out Of Your Golf Game

At this point in the summer, many golfers have become accustomed to some aches and pains during or after a round. Kim Krob, DMOS Orthopaedic Centers physical therapist and Titleist certified Level 2 Medical Golf Fitness Instructor, has five tips to prevent golf-related pain all season long. Check your posture. Your stance when addressing the...

Healthy Minute: Tips to Prevent Ankle Sprains
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Healthy Minute: Tips to Prevent Ankle Sprains

Over one million people in the United States visit a physician for an ankle injury every year, according to the American Academy of Family Practice. Don’t end up a statistic – and save yourself some pain – by warming up your ankles before any activity. Scott Reents, a physical therapist at DMOS Orthopaedic Centers shares...

Healthy Minute: How Astym Therapy Can Help Relieve Your Pain
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Healthy Minute: How Astym Therapy Can Help Relieve Your Pain

Chronic pain – it can be debilitating, frustrating and impact your quality of life. Are you suffering from chronic pain and are searching for a solution that does not involve surgery? If so, Astym may be the answer you are looking for. Brent Mongar, an Astym certified physical therapist from DMOS Orthopaedic Center, shares more about...

Healthy Minute: A Strong Core – Why It Matters
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Healthy Minute: A Strong Core – Why It Matters

With swimsuit season upon us, you may be hoping to flatten those abs before you hit the beach. But in addition to helping you look good in a bikini, a strong core is essential to athletic performance and avoiding injury. To learn more about how to tone and strengthen your core to avoid injury, perform...

Healthy Minute: Running & Your Shoes. It Matters.
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Healthy Minute: Running & Your Shoes. It Matters.

One of the most important things you can do to enjoy running and prevent injuries is to buy a good pair of running shoes. Here are three tips to help you get the most out of your investment, from Rich Green, a physical therapist and Director of Physical and Hand Therapy at DMOS Orthopaedic Center:...