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Growth Plates

What is a growth plate? A growth plate is the area of a child or teen’s bone where new bone… | Read the full article »

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Apophysitis

Definition Apophysitis is an inflammation or injury where a tendon attaches to a growth plate. It is most relevant in… | Read the full article »

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Cellulitis

What is Cellulitis? Cellulitis is a common bacterial skin infection. It typically affects the skin on the lower legs, but… | Read the full article »

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6 Exercises for Knee Arthritis

How Does Knee Arthritis Affect Us? Knee arthritis can be a nuisance.  It can also be life changing.  The problem… | Read the full article »

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Tenosynovitis

What is Tenosynovitis? Tenosynovitis is inflammation of a tendon and its synovium. The synovium is the lining of the sheath… | Read the full article »

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Degrees of Joint Sprains

Degrees of Joint Sprains Degrees of Joint Sprains can vary. A sprain is a stretch injury and/or tear of the… | Read the full article »

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Calcific Tendinitis

What is Calcific Tendinitis? Calcific tendinitis is a condition caused by calcium deposits building up in a person’s muscles or… | Read the full article »

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Heterotopic Ossification

What is Heterotopic Ossification? Heterotopic Ossification is the abnormal growth of bone in the non-skeletal tissues including muscle, tendons or… | Read the full article »

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Orthopedic Problems and Obesity

Obesity Can Be a Factor with Orthopedic Problems Orthopedic problems and obesity are interrelated. Obesity is on the rise in… | Read the full article »

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4 Cardio Workouts You Can Do With An Injured Leg

As a physical therapist, I am frequently asked how to work on cardiovascular fitness with an injury in the leg…. | Read the full article »

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