Patient Education

2503, 2014

Orthopedic Carpal Tunnel Surgery

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The journal American Family Physician reports that Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) affects about 3-6% of adults in the United States. CTS is a repetitive stress injury that leads to pain, weakness, and numbness in the fingers, hands and wrists and the CTS symptoms can range from minor aches and pains to debilitating.

What is carpal tunnel?

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2503, 2014

11 Astounding Carpal Tunnel Statistics

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With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome being one of the most common surgery performed, we wanted to compile a helpful list of statistics. These stats come from a variety of sources in hopes to provide a holistic understanding about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Carpal Tunnel Surgery.

1. According to the compiled information from the Bureau of Labor and […]

2503, 2014

Frozen Shoulder

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Have you ever heard someone say that they are suffering from frozen shoulder? It kind of sounds like a silly thing to say and it doesn’t sound anything like most medical problems. Frozen shoulder does actually have a more more medical sounding name. It is called adhesive capsulitis, and it can be quite painful and […]

2503, 2014

Carpal Tunnel Surgery

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Saying that Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a problematic injury to sustain would be an understatement. According to OSHA, repetitive strain injuries like Carpal Tunnel are the nation’s most common and costly occupational health problem, affecting hundreds of thousands of American workers, and costing more than $20 billion a year in workers compensation. That is one […]

2503, 2014

Tennis Elbow

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Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is the inflammation of the tendons that insert into the elbow bone on the outside of the elbow joint. Tennis elbow is a type of tendonitis and is considered to be common among people who execute activities that overuse their elbow joints to the point of causing harm to the tendons […]

2503, 2014

Symptoms of a Rotator Cuff Surgery

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Injuries happen to people on a daily basis. Often times we are fortunate enough to avoid them, but from time to time we will suffer from some sort of physical ailment. Whether it is the flu, a broken or fractured bone, a sprain, or mnemonia, there are always people experiencing something abnormal physically. One of […]

2503, 2014

Plantar Fasciitis with Infographic

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Much of our time is spent on our feet. Whether we are transporting ourselves to or from a location, standing while having a conversation, performing yardwork, exercising, or whatever else, our feet are the foundation on which we stand. But there is one major problem that roughly 2 million people face every year. That problem […]

2503, 2014

Rotator Cuff Surgery

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We have found that the human rotator cuff is considered to be one of the more commonly injured or damaged parts of the body, especially in the case of those who participate in sports where the athlete uses some type of shoulder motion (i.e. Baseball, Tennis, Swimming, Volleyball, etc.) and people over the age of […]

2503, 2014

ACL Injuries and Reconstruction

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Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most commonly associated major sports injuries in our society today, but they can happen in many other low-velocity, non-contact situations as well.

Anatomy:┬áThe knee is made up of three major bones coming together, the femur, the tibia, and the patella. The anterior cruciate ligament is the main […]

2503, 2014

Robotic Joint Replacement: Looking Back, and Moving Forward

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Here at the Orthopedic Center of Arlington, we provide a wide variety of orthopedic services. We pride ourselves on setting the standard of care for the metropolitan region. With physicianal experts in adult reconstructive therapy, MakoPlasty Robotic Joint Replacement, and Sports Medicine, we aim to provide comprehensive care for out patients.

As one of the leading […]