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Mortons’ Neuroma

Mortons’ Neuroma

With Morton’s Neuroma, what may start out feeling as if you’ve got a pebble in your shoe can progress and have serious consequences. This thickening of the tissue around one of the nerves leading to

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Wrist Sprain

Wrist Sprain

It is our natural instinct to brace ourselves when we fall and wrists often pay the price. A wrist sprain is an injury to the ligaments that hold your wrist bones together. Most wrist sprains

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Shin Splints

Shin Splints

Shin splints are a common exercise-related problem caused by repetitive stress on the shinbone and the connective tissues that attach the muscles to the bone. Pain may be worse at the beginning of activity and

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Thoracic Fracture

Thoracic Fracture

Thoracic fractures can be extremely painful, particularly if there is displacement of bone fragments or injury to surrounding soft tissues. Delayed treatment of thoracic fractures can increase the risk of complications such as spinal instability,

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hip strain; hip sprain

Hip Strain

Hip sprains can cause intense pain that can impact your daily activities and overall quality of life. It can limit your movements, preventing you from doing simple day-to-day activities like walking, sitting, or running. For

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Elbow Dislocation

Elbow Dislocation

Elbow dislocation happens when any of the three bones in the elbow joint are knocked or pushed out of place. Dislocating the elbow often results in excruciating pain and can make it hard or even

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Spinal Stenosis

Spinal Stenosis

If you have lumbar spinal stenosis, you may have trouble walking distances or find that you need to lean forward to relieve pressure on your lower back. Untreated, spinal stenosis worsens over time and can

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Prepatellar Kneecap Bursitis

Prepatellar Kneecap Bursitis

There is a good reason why prepatellar kneecap bursitis warrants an immediate medical evaluation and treatment by an experienced orthopedic doctor like those you’ll find at OCC – Colorado Center of Orthopedic Excellence in Colorado

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Nursemaid's Elbow

Nursemaid’s Elbow

Many children squeal with delight when you swing them around or back and forth by the arms. But the fun can easily turn into Nursemaid’s elbow. Nursemaid’s elbow is a common injury among toddlers and

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