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Honeymoon Saved by The Center for Orthopedics

Patrick Straffen was wrapping up his wedding reception, dancing after a long and fun day, when he slipped and fell. While people may think he’d had a few too many, this was not the case, he just lost his balance and landed poorly. “It took the wind out of me, but I was able to […]

Continue Reading Add comment October 23rd, 2014

Orthopedics and Osteoporosis

According to the National Orthopedics Foundation, “A woman’s risk of breaking a hip due to osteoporosis is equal to her risk of breast, ovarian and uterine cancer combined.” Yet this pervasive condition often receives less attention than cancer.  Here at The Center for Orthopedics, evaluating patients for Osteoporosis is essential, because the condition can complicate […]

Continue Reading Add comment August 13th, 2014

Bicep Tendon Injury

Athletes like Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving aren’t the only people susceptible to bicep injury. Whether it is tendonitis or a tear, both athletes and less conditioned people can experience bicep tendon injury. The Bicep tendon attaches muscle to bone at the elbow and shoulder. The bicep muscle, which functions to bend the elbow […]

Continue Reading Add comment April 10th, 2014

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