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What Are the Latest Pain Management Treatments?

Lower Back Physical Therapy with TENS Electrode Pads.

Pain doesn’t always go away with time and over-the-counter treatments. An injury or chronic musculoskeletal condition can cause acute or ongoing pain that interferes with even the simplest of daily functions.  

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Most Common Wrist and Elbow Injuries

 Close-up Of Woman's Hands With Painful Feeling In Joint

The wrist and elbow are highly intricate joints that connect with bones, tendons and cartilage – all of which are susceptible to injury in children and adults alike. Fortunately, advances in medicine and diagnostic technology make many of these conditions highly treatable, with less time needed for healing than in the past. Take a look at some of the most common wrist and elbow injuries. 

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Common Shoulder Conditions – and Treatments

3D Illustration of shoulder pain.

Most people would have a hard time getting through the day without extensive use of their shoulders. And anyone who has experienced chronic shoulder pain knows that the slightest discomfort can derail their daily activities. But getting to the root of your shoulder problem can be challenging. Take a look at some of the most common shoulder conditions today, and the various ways they are treated. 

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Common Hand Conditions – and Treatments

Unhappy senior woman touching wrist joint.

The use of our hands is crucial to just about everything we do in life. If you find yourself struggling with ongoing, unexplainable pain, you might be dealing with something a little more troublesome than just a mild strain. Even a slight, ongoing discomfort in the thumb or wrist can severely limit activities as basic as cooking, typing or caring for a child.

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Orthopaedic Conditions Treated with Arthroscopic Surgery

Doctor checking knee of male patient

Arthroscopic surgery – a minimally invasive procedure that allows physicians to examine injuries from within the body – is most often associated with meniscus tears and other knee injuries. But why should the knee get all the attention?  

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