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Orthopedics

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A woman experiences pain in her knee when she gets out of her car

Is Joint Pain Worse in Cold Weather?

People often blame cold weather or an impending storm for their increased joint pain. Are the two connected? And if so, what’s really causing the pain?

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How to Prevent Burnout in Young Athletes

Burnout and overuse injury can limit your child’s enjoyment and success in playing sports. Learn how to recognize and prevent these common problems.

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Running Doesn’t Harm Joints – In Fact, It May Protect Them

Recent research shows that recreational running decreases the rate of hip and knee osteoarthritis when compared to those with more sedentary lifestyles.

Infographic: How to Care for Your Cast

How to Care for Your Cast

When properly cared for, a cast speeds healing of bones and soft tissue. Here are some tips to make your recovery as healthy and comfortable as possible.

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Preventing Overhead Throwing Injuries in Youth Athletes

Young athletes are at a higher risk of shoulder and elbow injuries from repeated overhead throwing motions. Learn how to help prevent these overuse injuries.

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Oxygenation Study Helps Ballet Dancer Recover from ACL Surgery

When a Cleveland Ballet dancer tore his ACL, the UH sports medicine team used their expertise and wearable technology to get him ready to perform again.

A collage of activities related to repetitive stress injuries

How to Prevent and Treat Repetitive Strain Injuries

Whether swinging a hammer or a tennis racquet, or working at a computer all day, overuse syndromes are common and treatable.

A team of doctors are performing surgery on a patient at hospital

8 Surgeries You Can Have and Go Home the Same Day

Newer, minimally invasive procedures have shortened recovery times and a growing number skip the hospital stay.

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