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What Are Common Types of Soccer Injuries?

Posted by Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants on July 16, 2019

Soccer fever is in high gear this summer. A new generation of U.S. women’s soccer players triumphed at the FIFA World Cup in July, commanding the attention of young athletes everywhere and inspiring them with their grit, fearlessness, and star power.

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Topics: Sports, Ankle Injuries, Urgent Care

Factors That Contribute to Throwing Injuries in Youth Athletes

Posted by Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants on May 21, 2019

Odds are if you’re a baseball fan, you likely have a favorite pitcher. Watching a pitcher wind up, check the bases, and hurtle a ball toward home plate can be captivating. And if you’re the one pitching, it can feel even more exhilarating.

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Topics: Sports, Urgent Care

Complete Orthopedic Care for Arthritis

Posted by Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants on March 8, 2019

One-stop shop for arthritis treatment

If arthritis pain is getting in the way of your everyday life, it can be a relief to know that treatment is available. An orthopedic specialist can help you evaluate the cause of your arthritis, discuss your treatment options, and provide you with complete orthopedic care under one roof.

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Topics: Joint Pain, MOC, Arthritis

Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery: Dr. Garras [VIDEO]

Posted by Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants on February 13, 2019

Bunion Basics

The word “bunion” actually comes from the Latin term for turnip. Bunions got their name because when they become really inflamed and red, they look like a turnip. Click on the video below to hear Dr. Garras explain what bunions are and how they can be treated with minimally invasive bunion surgery.

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Topics: foot

Types of Arthritis Pain and How to Treat Them

Posted by Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants on December 17, 2018

Painful joints, stiffness, swelling — arthritis pain can be serious and debilitating. If you are experiencing pain that is preventing you from living your life to the fullest, it helps to understand what arthritis pain looks like and determine what might be the cause of your condition.

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Topics: Joint Pain, Arthritis

What's the Secret to Arthritis Pain Management?

Posted by Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants on December 3, 2018

If you're wondering how to treat arthritis pain, you've probably been kept awake at night due or prevented from doing daily activities or beloved hobbies.

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Topics: Shoulder, Knee, Hip, Joint Pain, Ankles, Finger, Arthritis

What Are the Most Common Youth Sports Injuries?

Posted by Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants on November 19, 2018

Track and field. Football. Baseball. Swimming. Volleyball. Basketball. Sports are some of the time-honored pastimes of youth. They give children something fun to do outside of school, help them build confidence, teach them about teamwork and encourage them to build a network of friends.

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Topics: Sports

How to Treat Top Sports Injuries

Posted by Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants on November 5, 2018

Playing a sport can be so fulfilling — physically and mentally — but they also come with a risk of injury. Even if you take care to prevent injuries on the court, field, track or otherwise, unexpected events can occur.

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Topics: Sports, Ankle Injuries

How to Treat Overuse Injuries from Sports

Posted by Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants on October 15, 2018

Overuse injuries might sound like something only professional athletes get, but they can affect anyone who plays sports, including youth.

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Topics: Sports, Urgent Care

Protect Growing Brains — Take Youth Concussions Seriously

Posted by Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants on October 1, 2018

Concussions are a serious injury, especially when they affect someone with a developing brain. That's why those who experience youth concussions should be cared for properly and given time to heal. If you suspect your child has a concussion or another sports injury, an orthopedic specialist can help with diagnosing their condition.

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Topics: Sports