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Featured February 4, 2019

Pilon Fracture: The Severe Ankle Injury You Should Hope You Never Have

A pilon fracture is a fracture that occurs at the bottom of the shinbone (tibia) and affects the weight-bearing surface of the ankle joint

Patient Education January 31, 2019

How to Protect Yourself from Record Low Temperatures

Even if you don’t plan to be outside for very long you can still develop a cold weather related injury. Primary care physician Dr. Lindsay Goffredo Hughes shares her tips for staying safe.

Patient Education January 29, 2019

Avoid These Winter Hazards When Snow Falls

Primary care physician Dr. Barry Sirard says he sees an increase in injuries related to falls during winter. Here are his tips for staying safe.

Featured January 21, 2019

Plantar Fasciitis Is the Most Common Cause of Heel Pain in America

Plantar fasciitis is caused by small tears or strains which occur in the plantar fascia, a ligament in the arch of the foot.

Patient Education January 10, 2019

Meniscus Tears: What You Need to Know

Meniscus tears are very common among athletes and they do not heal on their own.

Featured January 8, 2019

Always Feel Like Your Ankle Is About to Roll? You Could Have This Condition

Chronic ankle instability is a condition where you sprain your ankle over and over again.

Patient Education January 3, 2019

Easy Ways to Strengthen Your Core at Home

Core training should be an important part of your workout routine. Not only does it strengthen your abdominal muscles, but it also promotes spine health.

Featured December 19, 2018

What Is a Cortisone Injection?

Cortisone injections (also known as steroid shots) are frequently used to reduce inflammation and associated pain, especially in the joints.

Featured December 18, 2018

5 Things You Need to Know About Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage that pads the bones in the joint wears down over time, causing the bones to rub together painfully.

Featured December 17, 2018

Stress Fractures: What Are They and How Do They Occur?

A stress fracture is a break in the bone, but it is not the result of a specific injury like a regular fracture.