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How to Choose the Best Orthopedic Surgeon in Scottsdale?

Orthopedic surgery is an intricate and advanced procedure that should only be undertaken by a highly qualified and judicious orthopedic surgeon. Orthopedic Institute of the West, led by reliable board certified orthopedic surgeon Dr. Brandon Gough, provides hip and knee

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How to Choose the Best Orthopedic Surgeon in Phoenix?

A majority of orthopedic procedures, specifically orthopedic surgeries, are complicated and delicate. It is vital for the orthopedic surgeon to have an in-depth understanding of the underlying anatomy and physical structures. They should be able to develop an individualized surgical

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What is Orthopedic Surgery?

The diagnosis and surgical treatment of various conditions that impact the musculoskeletal system of the body constitute the main elements of orthopedic surgery. The musculoskeletal system is comprised of the nerves, ligaments, joints, tendons, muscles, and the corresponding anatomical parts.

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What is Knee Tendonitis?

The inflammation of a tendon is known as tendonitis. This condition occurs when an individual overuses or injures a tendon. For instance, this happens often in athletics.   It usually occurs due to an acute injury with swelling. It typically impacts

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What are the Symptoms of a Torn Ligament?

In cases of acute ligament injuries, patients usually describe hearing a loud popping noise which is followed by intense knee pain. The pain makes it difficult for the patient to walk or bear weight. The knee joint will become swollen

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What causes Ligament Tears?

Ligament injury typically occurs due to landing awkwardly or twisting. The most common cause of ligament tear is when the ligaments surrounding a specific joint are completely stretched causing it to tear away from the bone. Knee and ankle ligament

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Ligament Tear Treatment

When the joint is stressed beyond its normal range, ligaments surrounding it may get strained. The most common reasons for the occurrence of ligament injury are landing awkwardly or twisting. This type of injury most frequently happens when the ligaments

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Hip Treatment With Stem Cells

The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) says that osteoarthritis is the primary cause of damage to the hip joint causing severe pain and disability. This condition may require hip replacement surgery. Hip replacement surgery is

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Arthritis Treatment With Stem Cells

Experts are trying to understand more on how stem cells can help treat arthritis in the knee as well as other joints. Some of the eminent hip and knee surgery specialists strongly recommend the use stem cell therapy in the

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Tendonitis Treatment

Tendonitis is swelling or irritation of a tendon which are the thick fibrous cords that connect the muscle and bone. This condition leads to pain and tenderness right outside the affected joint. Orthopedic Institute of the West, led by accomplished

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