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Are My Knuckles Bruised?

As far as durable bones go in the hand, the knuckles are by far the most resilient, but even the strongest of knuckles are susceptible to bruising. There are 27 bones, and 29 joints in the human hand, but how more »

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A Doctor Gets A New Knee – How this physician handled his knee problem.

A Doctor Gets A New Knee – How this physician handled his knee problem. William Kohlberg, M.D. For decades I stayed fit for tennis and skiing by speed walking on a treadmill. But towards the end of 2015 my right more »

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Gentle Exercises for Post Op Patients

Physical therapy plays a critical role in every healing journey. It is important to stay active and most patients report quicker healing when physical therapy is included in the treatment plan. A strategic exercise routine is imperative to your healing more »

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Demystifying Broken Ankles

An ankle fracture is a very common injury in children and adults. A debilitating injury, broken or fractured ankles can sometimes be difficult to pinpoint, and some people may go weeks without knowing their ankle needs professional medical attention. Ankle more »

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What is Spinal Fusion?

The spine is one of the most essential parts of the human body; without it we wouldn’t be able to function. Unfortunately when spinal injuries occur, it causes a series of complications throughout our entire body. The spine is responsible more »

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Common Basketball Injuries

Basketball is a popular sport played throughout the country by professionals, student athletes, and laypeople alike. Fun as it may be, basketball has been known to produce any number of  injuries. Five common injuries specific to basketball include: Ankle Sprains. more »

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Tendonitis Treatments: What You Can Do

Tendonitis, a condition in which the tissue connecting the muscle and bone becomes inflamed, a painful issue that impacts many.  A tendon, a tough and flexible band of fibrous tissue, can become inflamed when movement of the tendon becomes impaired. more »

Posted in Articles, Articles - Integrative Wellness Center, Articles - Orthopedic Care, Articles - Pain Management, Articles - Physical Therapy, What's New at AOSMINJ

Improving Posture: A Few Simple Steps

Poor posture has many detrimental effects on the body. Individuals often experience chronic pain in the back, neck, and shoulders, digestive issues, stiffness, and fatigue.  Poor posture can also lead to nerve compression, muscle atrophy, carpal tunnel syndrome, and sciatica. more »

Posted in Articles, Articles - Hip, Articles - Integrative Wellness Center, Articles - Neck, Articles - Orthopedic Care, Articles - Pain Management, Articles - Physical Therapy, Articles - Shoulder, Articles - Spine, What's New at AOSMINJ

A Guide to Bone Spurs

Bone spurs, or osteophytes, are an excess growth of bone around a vertebral body.  Problems occur due to the pain and inflammation caused by bone spurs rubbing against ligaments, nerves, and other bones.  Eventually, with increased growth, nerve roots can more »

Posted in Articles, Articles - Fracture Care, Articles - Integrative Wellness Center, Articles - Orthopedic Care, What's New at AOSMINJ

President Michael J. Greller, MD, FAAOS, CPE of AOSMI, has been elected as Chief of Staff at CentraState Medical Center

President Michael J. Greller, MD, FAAOS, CPE of AOSMI, has been elected as Chief of Staff at CentraState Medical Center. Published in CentraState magazine Healthy Directions, see the full issue here. Excerpt from CentraState: We are proud to announce that more »

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