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How to Care for Your Cast

The purpose of splints and casts is to support and protect injured bones and soft tissue and reduce…
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UHC Orthopaedics Bone Health Guide

The Bone-Healthy Way of Life, Exercise, and Nutrition Bone Basics: The Importance of Bones Bones and the skeleton play many…
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Treat Your Injuries Using the R.I.C.E. Method

An injury can occur at anytime, anywhere. Whether you were injured while exercising or while working outside in the…
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What is Runner’s Knee and How is It Treated?

Patellofemoral pain syndrome, more commonly known as runner’s knee, earned its nickname because the condition is quite common among people…
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How to Climb Stairs After Hip Surgery

We understand that you’re anxious to resume your normal activities as soon as possible after having hip surgery at…
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Top Causes of Shoulder Pain and How to Prevent It

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the shoulder is the most movable joint in the entire human body.
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Will I Need Physical Therapy?

Physical therapy is an important part of recovery for many patients at Bruce Carter United Orthopaedic and Spine Center. Your…
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What is Minimally Invasive Surgery?

You’re likely to have many concerns when one of our doctors at Bruce Carter United Orthopaedic and Spine Center recommends…
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When to Use Hot and Cold to Treat a Muscle Injury

When deciding whether to use heat or cold to treat your muscle injury, it’s helpful to know if you have…
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