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Aug 25, 2014

Muscle Cramps

MUSCLE CRAMPS! PIAA fall sport teams began their first week of official practice a few weeks ago – including double sessions for high school football. While a warm August may be a wonderful time of year to swim and kayak, it may not offer the best temperature and humidity for athletes playing football or soccer. […]

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May 10, 2010

Prevent Hand Injuries While Gardening

Summer is finally here and gardeners in northeast PA are anxious work in their gardens and enjoy the fruits of their labor. I have noticed that my associate, Nancy Wesolowski, certified hand therapist, has recently had an influx of patients with hand injuries associated with gardening.

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Apr 5, 2010

Hip Resurfacing: New Option for Hip Replacement. Part 1 of 2

Surface replacement of the hip is an alternative to a traditional total hip replacement in which the thigh bone (femur) and the hip joint of the pelvis are preserved as much as possible while resurfacing only the ends of the bones. It is best used in younger and more active patients.

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Mar 15, 2010

Hamstring Injuries and Cool Weather: Part 1 of 2

Hamstring strains are very common in almost all sports. Moreover, participating in spring sports in the cool temperatures of NEPA presents additional challenges. New research shows that these injuries can be prevented by following a specifically designed intensive training program.

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