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September 24, 2018

Plantar fasciitis (fashee-EYE-tiss) is the most common cause of pain on the bottom of the heel. Approximately 2 million patients are treated for this condition

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September 10, 2018

Meniscus tears are among the most common knee injuries. Athletes, particularly those who play contact sports, are at risk for meniscus tears. However, anyone at

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August 27, 2018

Football is the leading cause of school sports injuries. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in 2012, approximately 466,492 people were tr

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August 13, 2018

 About every 1 out of 100 female high-school athletes playing high-risk sports such as soccer, basketball, handball, and tennis will injure an ACL before she gr

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July 30, 2018

Although blood is mainly a liquid (called plasma), it also contains small solid components (red cells, white cells, and platelets.) The platelets are best known

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July 16, 2018

 Did you know that patients who smoke and have a joint replacement surgery are 10X more likely to need a joint revision (meaning that the surgeries had to be re

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July 2, 2018

Did you know that after your mid-20s, bone thinning is a natural process and cannot be completely stopped! Bone mass acquired during youth is an important deter

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June 19, 2018

Yes, vitamin D is made by sunshine; however, in the northern latitudes, the sun is only strong enough to stimulate vitamin D production in your skin 3 to 4 mont

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June 5, 2018

Because joints carry the weight of our bodies, the more weight you are required to carry, the harder it is for your joints to work properly! It has been found t

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January 21, 2018

Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) received the 2018 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics. This evidence-based designat

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