Top 3 Secrets for Increasing Knee Bend: Total Knee Arthroplasty

by Jsantos, September 6, 2017

Top 3 Secrets for Increasing Knee Bend: Total Knee Arthroplasty After your total knee replacement, or total knee arthroplasty, you will naturally experience some limitations as you recover. However, to ensure total recovery, it’s so important to focus on physical therapy and exercises that will help rebuild the tissues, strength, … Continue reading

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The Latest Procedure: Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement Surgery

by Jsantos, September 6, 2017

The Latest Procedure: Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement Surgery Traditional hip replacement surgery requires a single, long incision to access the entire hip joint. This, of course, has longer recovery times and holds the possibility of more complications. Because of this, hip surgeons and other orthopedic specialists have developed an … Continue reading

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Best Total Knee Replacement Exercise

by Jsantos, September 6, 2017

Best Total Knee Replacement Exercise If you’ve recently had a total knee replacement (TKR) or have one scheduled, you know that physical therapy and rehabilitation are major components of recovery. While you should definitely schedule time to visit your local physical therapist, it’s also important to know what works best … Continue reading

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Gout: Everything You Need to Know

by Jsantos, August 7, 2017

Gout: Everything You Need to Know If you or someone you love has recently been diagnosed with gout, you might have a few questions. While the acute pain associated with gout can be frustrating to say the least, it’s important to know what the condition actually is and what to … Continue reading

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The Most Common Causes of Low Back Pain

by Jsantos, July 28, 2017

The Most Common Causes of Low Back Pain Did you know that 80% of people will experience back pain this year? For most people, back pain starts out innocent enough. A little tweak after working out too hard or lifting a heavy box, or maybe after a night of restless … Continue reading

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Our Number One Villain

by Jsantos, July 22, 2017

Our Number One Villain When it comes to medicine, nothing beats preventive medicine; however, for orthopedic doctors works a little bit different since they handle, among other things, trauma caused by accidents or similar cases. But lets go back to preventive medicine. At our practice, we always have advocated good … Continue reading

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When your ACL Injury Requires Surgery

by Jsantos, June 23, 2017

When your ACL Injury Requires Surgery The anterior cruciate ligament or ACL is one of the four main ligaments connecting the femur to the tibia. The ACL provides stability as you move your knee. A torn ACL may occur if your knee joint over rotates or if you receive a … Continue reading

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Understanding Common Aerobic Terms Part 3

by Jsantos, May 27, 2017

Understanding Common Aerobic Terms Part 3 Naples Sports Medicine This the last part of the most common aerobic terms used in sports medicine. Check part one and part two uf you want to learn the whole dictionary. Specificity of training  refers to the fact that the effects of training are specific … Continue reading

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Getting In and Out of Bed After a Hip Replacement: 7 Steps to Follow

by Jsantos, May 20, 2017

Getting In and Out of Bed After a Hip Replacement 7 Steps to Follow After a hip replacement, you must be very careful with every move you make so you don’t get hurt. You can surely avoid many things or situations; however, you can not avoid getting in and out … Continue reading

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Understanding Common Aerobic Terms Part 2

by Jsantos, May 5, 2017

Understanding Common Aerobic Terms Part 2 Naples Sports Medicine We continue our mandarin translation of the most common aerobic terms used in sports medicine. Check part one to catch up. Maximum Oxygen Consumption, (also referred to as VO2 max and maximum oxygen uptake) is the maximum amount of oxygen that … Continue reading

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