Diagnosis of the Week: Ankle Fracture

We are continuing our ankle series throughout the month of July and today we are going to discuss a common injury: an ankle fracture. An ankle fracture is the result of a break in the ankle bones. Most of the time fractures are detected through an x-ray and can be treated surgically or non-surgically depending […]

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Plantar Fasciitis

I remember waking up and having to take a deep breath before getting out of bed as I knew the moment I put my feet on the ground I was in for some painful first steps.  Sadly I was diagnosed with bilateral plantar fasciitis. I began performing (and still do!) a series of stretching exercises which […]

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Rehab is Vital to Finger Fractures and Dislocations

According to the orthopedic website, eorthopod.com, early passive range of motion therapy is vital to recovery.  So, once the fracture or dislocation has become stable enough for passive range of motion exercises, incorporating a PIP Extension or Flexion Dynasplint System into the patient’s rehab protocol could result in faster recovery time. Adding the Dynasplint System will […]

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So You’ve Been Diagnosed with a Dupuytren’s Contracture

Well, I’ve got some good news.  There are several options out there to help fix a Dupuytren’s Contracture and one has proven quite successful.  It just so happens that the PIP Extension Dynasplint System has something to do with that.  Don’t take my word for it, click here for a testimonial about Dynasplint paring with […]

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Torn ACL

Torn ACL

Today’s diagnosis is a torn ACL. I’ve been watching a ton of baseball this spring (Go O’s!) and with all the running to the bases and sliding home I am usually wincing and waiting for someone to tear their ACL. An ACL tear is a rip in the anterior cruciate ligament, one of the four […]

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