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golf injuries

5 Common Golf Injuries and How to Prevent Them

While golf may lack the intense running and jumping common in higher impact sports, it still requires repetitive motions that place significant pressure on your joints. These movements, especially if done incorrectly, put stress on the body that can eventually lead to debilitating injuries. Here’s what you should know about five of the most common […]

wrist injury

Your Wrist Pain Could Be From De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a swelling of the tendons that run through the inner portion of the wrist to the thumb. When these tendons become irritated, they cause significant pain in the wrist and thumb area. Tendons can become restricted when the protective tunnel they run through swells, tightening around them. The exact cause of […]

carpal tunnel pain

How Can I Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? The carpal tunnel is a narrow passage situated on the palm side of the wrist that connects forearm to hand. Nerves and a tendon crosses through this passageway. The compression of the median nerve in this area is carpal tunnel syndrome. The compression can be caused by multiple factors including underlying […]

carpal tunnel pain

How Do I Know If I Have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Everybody has heard of carpal tunnel syndrome, but a common misconception is that all wrist and hand pain are carpal tunnel syndrome. The truth is carpal tunnel has a very specific presentation. Carpal tunnel is a narrow passage situated on the palm side of the wrist that connects forearm to hand. Nerves and a tendon cross […]

Winter Injuries

Winter Injuries: Icy Slips And Falls

Winter can be a daunting time of year for the thousands of Americans who have suffered serious injury from slips or falls due to icy weather. Unfortunately, even a small slip on a patch of ice can result in an injury that can cause chronic pain or other musculoskeletal issues for a lifetime. At NY […]

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