4 Steps To Acquiring A Prosthesis

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Amputation of a limb is a last resort. When illness or injury damages a limb to the extent that it will never recover and will continue to cause the body harm, amputation is sometimes the best course of action for the patient. Facing an amputation can be frightening and alarming. You may have many questions about how you’ll manage and recover following your surgery. Fortunately, there have never been better prosthetic options available.…

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How Is A Torn ACL Treated?

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Did you feel a pop in your knee — followed by intense pain and swelling — after quickly turning or pivoting to your side? Although images (such as those from an MRI) will be needed to confirm it, there’s a good chance you tore your ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament. This ligament stabilizes the knee joint, and since it has a light blood supply (like all ligaments), it can take quite a while to heal.…

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Osteoarthritis Of The Shoulders

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Does moving one or both of your arms always cause you to experience excessive shoulder pain? Does the root of the pain confuse you because your shoulder was never injured? You might need an examination performed on your shoulders by a specialist to determine if osteoarthritis is the cause. If osteoarthritis is found to be the cause, you might need surgery performed to resolve the root of the pain. The content below explains the important things that you might have in mind about osteoarthritis in the shoulders and the possible need for surgery.…

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