Caring for a Fracture

Fractures are caused by traumatic events or while conducting normal activities in patients with low bone density, a condition known as osteoporosis. Fracture, refers to any kind of crack or break in the bone and can vary from a small crack to breakage in the bone, leading to complete separation. Caring for Fractures Symptoms of […]

Hand Surgery Procedures

Hand surgery procedures can be medical or cosmetic, and are aimed at either correcting or improving the different unwanted or unaesthetic conditions arising out of injuries, birth defects and accidents. A simpler way to put this would be – if you have any condition or symptom that affects how your hands look or feel, hand […]

Treatments for Pain Management

Chronic pain can impact your quality of life substantially and prevent you from carrying out your daily activities or your professional duties effectively. In addition, continuing pain can increase stress levels quite dramatically. Whether the pain arises from ailments such as chronic back pain or from an injury or fracture, it is very important for […]

  • Posted on: May 27 2015
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A Closer Look At Spine Conditions

The spine is a complex structure in the human anatomy that offers the right balance between strength and flexibility. Age, injuries, trauma and strain can lead to a number of spinal issues. An orthopedic surgeon can help diagnose the condition and treat it effectively. Spinal Conditions Degenerative disc disorder: This condition mainly occurs due to […]

  • Posted on: Apr 28 2015
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What You Can Do About Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow is a common condition that can cause extreme pain in the outside of the elbow. If pain is experienced in this area while using the hand or arm, especially when gripping an object, it may be tennis elbow. Fortunately, most cases of tennis elbow can be treated or cured with non-invasive treatments and […]

  • Posted on: Apr 2 2015
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The Benefits of Physical Therapy

Physicians often recommend physical therapy for people who need extra help recovering from a bodily injury. If your doctor has recommended physical therapy, it’s a good idea to learn about it so you know what to expect. About Physical Therapy Physical therapy helps to treat chronic conditions and injuries with low impact exercises. It can […]

  • Posted on: Feb 27 2015
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Things You Need to Know Before Having Hip Replacement Surgery

As we age our bones become more fragile, just as a matter of nature. Hip issues, especially in the elderly are common. Hip problems like fractures, breaks, or arthritis can be extremely painful and can inhibit daily life. When necessary, the trained surgeons at The Orthopaedic Center Tulsa may perform a hip replacement to relieve […]

  • Posted on: Jan 30 2015
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What Types of Problems Can Hand Surgery Fix?

Hand surgery is a specialized type of surgery that is altered to fit the unique needs of individual patients. All hand surgeries are customized and serve to alleviate pain, restore function and improve the appearance of the hands. The hands are intricate body parts that are crucial to every day function. Because of the importance […]

  • Posted on: Dec 3 2014
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Technology

Historically carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), a repetitive strain injury caused by the compression of a nerve at the base of the palm, had affected mostly laborers and those involved in manufacturing, construction and personal service industries, according to 2008 National Institute of Health journal article “Attributable Risk of Carpal Tunnel According to Industry and Occupation […]

  • Posted on: Nov 17 2014
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Facts Every Woman Should Know About Osteoporosis

October is Breast Cancer awareness month, which is the perfect time to bring other health issues women face into the spotlight. Women over 50 are more likely to develop osteoporosis than men. Osteoporosis is a condition where bone density is lost, causing bones to become weak, resulting in increased risk for fracture. Osteoporosis is caused […]

  • Posted on: Oct 30 2014
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