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Cervical radiculopathy is a disorder where a nerve in the neck is pinched. It manifests itself as pain radiating from the neck into the shoulder blade and typically down the affected arm. The exact location and pattern of pain varies depending on
Patients with larger, more severe rotator cuff tears may require surgery. Common surgical methods include traditional open repair; mini-open repair(using arthroscopy and a smaller incision); and allarthroscopic repair. In this procedure, I would
A rotator cuff tear is more acute than tendinitis and usually causes prolonged and worsening pain. An MRI can determine if a patient has a torn rotator cuff. Several treatments options exist so early diagnosis and treatment are critical, especially
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is essentially a pinched nerve in the wrist. It is the most common nerve problem in the upper extremity. Women are affected more frequently then men. The cause of carpal tunnel syndrome is compression of the median nerve in the
Preventing Running InjuriesThe key to avoiding injury when training for a race whether it is a 10 K race or half marathon or a marathon is preparation. Stress injuries and stress fractures are some of the most common injuries that are seen when
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