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Skier’s Thumb, Foosh

Skier’s Thumb

Most people don’t think about hand or thumb injuries when they think about skiing or snowboarding, but skier’s thumb is actually quite common: it impacts

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Bicep Tendon Tear

Bicep Tendon Tear

Weakness, muscle fatigue, pain, and deformity can all happen with bicep tendon tears. A bicep tendon tear can happen at the shoulder or the elbow,

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Growth Plate Fractures

Growth Plate Fractures

As your child’s bones grow and develop, what are called their growth plates are prone to injury. Growth plate fractures are cracks in a child’s

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Pelvic Fracture

Pelvic Fracture

Even though your pelvis is a strong and stable bone structure, it can break. The pelvis protects many important nerves, blood vessels, and organs that

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Scapula Fracture

Scapula Fracture

Scapula fractures, also known as shoulder blade fractures, are relatively uncommon, but the damage they can incur can be quite serious. They often cause severe

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Thumb Fracture

Thumb Fracture

Most people don’t think about their thumb often. It’s just there, taken for granted. However, the thumb plays a major role in the critical functions

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Meniscus Transplant

Meniscus Transplant

Knee pain can derail anyone’s life. Especially if it is from a torn, damaged, or missing meniscus, which is crucial to knee stability and provides

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Peroneal Tendon Injury

Peroneal Tendon Injury

Your ankle relies on your peroneal tendons for stability so when they are somehow injured, it creates a perfect storm for an unstable joint. At

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Sciatica

Sciatica

Sciatica refers to pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. It is caused by injury to the sciatic nerve. This pain can disrupt your

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