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Simple Tips to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Jun 13th, 2019

We use our hands every day, so it’s easy to take them for granted. But many of our everyday tasks put stress on our hands and wrists. Over time, this can lead to carpal tunnel syndrome, a painful condition that causes numbness, tingling, and weakness in the hands. The physicians...

WHAT CAUSES DROP FOOT (FOOT DROP) AND STEPPAGE GAIT (FOOTDROP GAIT)? Dec 13th, 2017

Blog Snapshot: Drop foot is a condition that is characterized by an inability to manipulate the toes or ankles of a foot. This condition can prevent a person from raising their foot at the ankle, pointing their toes, or moving their ankle inward and outward. The specialists at Orthopedic &...

WHAT IS CHIARI MALFORMATION AND IS IT HEREDITARY? Nov 2nd, 2017

Blog Snapshot: Chiari malformation is a relatively common condition that causes brain tissue to extend downward into the spinal canal.  This condition falls under two major categories. Chiari malformation type I occurs during fetal development, causing symptoms later in life. Chiari malformation type II is present at birth. The specialists...

BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS MAY INCREASE RISK OF CHRONIC PAIN IN ADOLESCENTS Nov 2nd, 2017

Blog Snapshot: According to a recent study, behavioral health disorders, such as anxiety and depression, are considered early risk factors for chronic pain in adolescents. The research study was published in The Journal of Pain, and it looked into the associations between mental disorders and chronic pain in children, teens, and young...