Archive for category: Common Conditions

Proper Running Form

How to Achieve and Maintain Better Running Form   1) Head The amount of head tilt and how far your chin sticks out are key to overall posture. Keep your eyes focused on the ground about 10 feet ahead of you, not at your feet. Your head should be relaxed, but not tilted too far […]

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Hip Dysplasia

What is Hip Dysplasia? Hip dysplasia or DDH (Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip) is a condition when the hip joint does not develop properly in infants and young children. The problem may be in the socket, the head of the femur, or both; eventually leading to mechanical instability of the hip joint. It can involve […]

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Cell Phone Elbow

 Are you experiencing numbness and tingling from your elbow down to your small finger when using your cell phone for long periods of time?  If you are, you may have a condition called cell phone elbow, medically known as cubital tunnel syndrome.  This is the second most common nerve compression in the arm, after carpal […]

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Patellar tendonitis (Jumper’s Knee)

What is Patellar Tendonitis? Patellar tendonitis, otherwise known as Jumper’s Knee, is an inflammation of the tendon that connects the patella (knee cap) to the tibia (shin bone). Patellar tendonitis is an overuse syndrome of the patellar tendon.   The front knee pain is worse with jumping or running. The condition is seen in athletes who […]

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Ankle Injuries

Ankle injuries are very common injuries. How do you know if you have one and how do you take care of it? What is your prognosis?   Ankle Injuries Ankle injuries are the result of some form of trauma. The ankle joint is formed by 3 bones, the tibia (the medial part of the ankle), […]

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Bone Model Helps with Patient Communication

Dr. Goodman uses an innovative method to communicate with and educate a patient about his upcoming surgery: http://www.3dsystems.com/blog/2014/01/bone-model-bespoke-modeling-helps-patient-communication  

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iPhone – Friend or Foe?

Our iPhones are designed for continuous use—the smooth, gliding screen and instant response create the optimal scrolling experience. However, seemingly effortless and innocuous actions such as scrolling, typing, pressing, and holding the phone can turn detrimental if repeated constantly. Awkward hand placement and overuse can lead to repetitive strain injury (RSI), negatively affecting the wrist, […]

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Shoulder Arthroscopy

What is shoulder arthroscopy? The arthroscope is a small fiber optic instrument attached to a camera, 3-5 millimeters in size, that can be placed into the shoulder joint.  The athroscope is inserted through a small incisions about the shoulder. This procedure evaluates the entire shoulder joint, including the ligaments, the biceps tendon, the rotator cuff, […]

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