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The Worst Knee Injuries that can Affect your Favorite Teams

Whether you’re rooting for your team to make it to the Superbowl, or cheering on your daughter’s soccer team, here are some of the most common knee injuries for each sport and how they can Knee Injurybe prevented!

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Arthritis in the Winter

Arthritis isn’t the definition of a disease or one single issue, it’s a blanket definition of stiffness and pain in your joints. There are dozens of types of arthritis, but the most common form of arthritis is caused by the degeneration of joints that happen as you age. Over time, the cartilage that cushions your bones near your joints wears away and bone beings to rub against bone. In this winter time, arthritis becomes worse due to the colder, drier weather. Follow these tips to avoid severe arthritis symptoms this winter:

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New Year’s Resolutions to Ease Arthritis Pain

It’s that time of year again where we all promise ourselves to make more frequent visits to the gym, eat healthier, and shed a few pounds.

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5 Important Habits to Improve Back Health

Millions of Americans suffer from back pain at some point in their life, and many people believe there is nothing that can be done to prevent back problems. But there are many things people can do to take care of their back now to prevent pain down the road. 

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Marathon Injury Prevention and Treatment

Thousands of people will be running in the 2017 Las Vegas Marathon next week. If you’re training for the race, here’s what you need to know about injury prevention and treatment.

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What is Recovery like After Knee Surgery?

Many patients have questions about the typical recovery after knee surgery, when they’ll be able to complete daily tasks on their own, and when they’ll be exercising again.

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Retirement Celebration!

A dinner reception was recently held to commemorate the retirement of Toni Richardson, former Finance & Benefits Manager, after more than 23 years of dedicated service. Thank you, Toni, for all you’ve given to Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center!

 

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Rasing Cancer Awareness

During this Breast Cancer Awareness Month, our staff is proudly wearing pink on select casual days to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Thanks to all for the incredible support of this important cause! 

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Scoliosis Screening Information

An abnormal curve of the spine, resembling an “S” or “C” may be scoliosis, a common musculoskeletal disorder. Scoliosis is especially common in adolescents but can affect adults as well, often for varying reasons.

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AAOS Warns Parents of Trampoline Danger

Trampolines are commonplace in many backyards across the country. Children spend countless summer hours on trampolines, but the danger of trampoline use was put back into the spotlight recently after a three-year-old boy in Florida was injured on a trampoline and required a body cast for recovery.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is warning parents against the dangers of trampolines, especially for children under six years old. This press release was issued a few years after the American Academy of Pediatrics advised against trampoline use

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