Shoulder replacement helps keep you in the game, not on the bench

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Americans are staying active longer and surgery advancement and improved implants make shoulder replacement a viable option for many suffering from chronic shoulder pain. Rather than give up on participating in activities, they may benefit from this surgical procedure as a growing number of individuals have. Read more… If you or a family member have […]

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A flip flop by any name, shape or style is an accident waiting to happen

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Spring is finally here! After a long winter, snow boots are being traded for flip flops much to the dismay of physical therapists and orthopaedists. Physical Therapist, Chris Carlson PT, MPT, shared professional insights and orthopaedic recommendations in this Active Bones article on the perils of flip flops. Before rushing out to buy a pair […]

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“Lower body” hockey injury needed delicate hamstring surgery, lengthy recovery and determination for Edwards to return to activities

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After sitting at a desk all day managing insurance investments, Scott Edwards looks forward to his recreational activities of running and playing hockey. However, Edwards is not just a casual participant. He plays on several hockey clubs, as well as pick-up games when teams need a strong forward. During a fast-paced club game, Edwards raced […]

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Chicago Cubs lose ace starter Jon Lester to a hamstring strain

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Just ten games into the season, the Chicago Cubs lost their ace pitcher, Jon Lester, to the disabled list with what the team described as a hamstring strain that he suffered during their home opener against the Pittsburg Pirates. A magnetic resonance image (MRI) is expected to confirm the diagnosis. Lester doubled in the second […]

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Dr. Steven Chudik looks at biologics: PRP and “stem” cells for orthopaedic treatments

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In a recent article by Chicago-area orthopaedic shoulder and knee arthroscopic surgeon, Dr. Steven Chudik, he reviews the medical side of “biologics” such as growth factors and stem cells and their claimed ability to cure almost any musculoskeletal (bone, tendon, muscle or joint) condition. Click here to read Dr. Chudik’s honest and direct look at […]

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