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Blog post written by OrthoVirginia Lynchburg's Daniel Acevedo, PA-C for the Healio Orthopaedics Today blog. Read the full blog post here Mrs. Smith is a 65-year-old woman who fell outside her apartment complex 2 days ago. She did not report
Horizon Behavioral Health and OrthoVirginia announced an innovative partnership that aims to decrease the use of prescription opiates. Many of the people OrthoVirginia help live with pain, and for many years doctors just prescribed pain meds for
Katie Canestrano, OTR/L, Certified Hand TherapistWhat types of tendon injuries do you see?Tendon injuries can be isolated, such as a laceration from a knife; or in tandem with other traumas, like fractures and nerve lacerations. Some tendon
Women should take at least 750 mg. of Calcium per day to prevent or diminish osteoporosis and decrease their chances of a bone fracture. I would also emphasize that women should take 1500 mg of Vitamin D per day.Beyond that there is no proof either
Soccer, by far the world’s most popular sport, has grown in popularity in the United States dramatically among youth, adults and spectators over the last three decades.Read more about why I believe that this is a relatively safe sport with the
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