Orthopedics

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Is the Pain in Your Hand Carpal Tunnel or Arthritis?

Carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis are two of the most common complaints seen by orthopedic surgeons specializing in the hand and upper extremity care, but while there are some common overlapping symptoms, the two conditions are vastly different.

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Early Diagnosis of Girl's Hip Dysplasia Is Key To Treatment Success

When Sawyer started to walk, her mother noticed a slight limp in her step. An X-ray revealed Sawyer had developmental dysplasia of the hip, a condition in which the ball part of the hip joint is partially or completely out of the socket.

girl with ankle injury sits on path with other girl helping

Sprains and Strains in Children: What To Do, When To Worry

Sprains and strains may sound alike, but they are completely different types of injury – and both are very common in children. Find out if your child is at risk and when you should seek medical care for your child.

Howard Stone in therapy with Patrice Volkens, OTR at at University Hospitals Twinsburg Health Center

Occupational Therapy Helps Man Regain Use of Hand After Work Injury

Howard Stone was on the job as a welder when he suffered a traumatic injury to his arm. Some metal came down on his forearm, cutting multiple nerves, arteries, muscles and tendons.

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Regaining Her Strength and Freedom With Rotator Cuff Surgery

After undergoing a promising treatment for a rotator cuff tear, Lisa Miloshoff now is pain-free and thankful for having an alternative to open shoulder replacement.

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How Parents Can Help Their Young Athletes Avoid Burnout, Overuse Injuries

With increasing pressure on kids and parents to participate in club, travel or year-round teams, burnout and overuse injuries are getting more common in younger athletes. What parents can do.

kid pitcher

Why Parents Should Track Their Young Athlete's Pitch Count

Most youth baseball coaches are not following established sports medicine guidelines when it comes to counting pitches for their players, according to a recent study from University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital.

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New Treatment for Childhood Scoliosis Helps Kids Avoid Repeat Surgeries

A new version of a treatment for the curving of the backbone called early-onset scoliosis can help some very young kids avoid repeat surgeries.

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