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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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Robotic Assisted Total Knee Replacement Surgery

A knee replacement surgical procedure involves the removal of the arthritic part of the knee. This area is then covered with plastic and metal parts that form the new knee joint surfaces. Surgeons employ computed tomography (CT) scans to create

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Hip and Knee Specialist Dr. Brandon Gough to Launch Orthopaedic Institute of the West in Phoenix

Orthopaedic Institute of the West The Practice will Include First-of-Its-Kind Orthopedic Robotic Center Board certified orthopedic surgeon Dr. Brandon Gough is proud to announce the launch of his new private practice Orthopaedic Institute of the West in Phoenix, AZ. Dr.

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Ligament Tear Treatments in Scottsdale, AZ

Ligaments refer to bands of robust, elastic connective tissue surrounding a joint. These tissues offer support to the joint and restrict its movement. The knee joint may become unstable when the ligaments are damaged. Such damage typically occurs following a

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Arthritis Treatment With Stem Cells

Stem cell therapy can offer a safe, successful, and permanent treatment for patients with tendonitis, knee osteoarthritis, tendon or ligament tears, plantar fasciitis as well as bunions. This therapy prompts self-healing enabling patients to get back on their feet faster

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