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Complete Orthopedic Care for Arthritis Treatment

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

Back Pain Treatments that Work

Posted by Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants on September 17, 2018

Back pain is a common problem that affects many people — an estimated 80 percent of adults in America will experience back pain at some point, according to the National Institutes of HealthIt can get in the way of things that matter to you, like your job, time with family, sports or hobbies.

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Topics: Spine, Back

What to Do If You Have Back Pain

Posted by Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants on September 3, 2018

Back pain is a common problem that can range from annoying to debilitating for the people who deal with it. At some point, 80 percent of adults will experience back pain, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It affects men and women equally, the NIH reports. It can lead to loss of work and even disability.

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Topics: Back