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Common Knee Injuries

The knee is a complex joint, which makes it particularly susceptible to injury. The bones, ligaments, tendons, and cartilage in the knee can become injured from overuse or sudden trauma. Since you need your knee joints to comfortably walk and move around, knee injuries can be disabling.  The Most Common Knee Injuries ACL injuries The ACL is the anterior cruciate

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How Arthritis Affects the Feet and Ankles

Arthritis in the feet and/or ankles can cause significant pain and impact mobility. Since the feet and ankles are crucial to many, if not most, everyday activities, arthritis in these joints can reduce your quality of life.  Here, we’ll discuss how arthritis affects the feet and ankles. Keep in mind that the doctors at Suncoast Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

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How Often Will I Need to Receive Stem Cell Injections?

Stem cell injections are a type of regenerative treatment that helps relieve pain, stiffness, and inflammation by stimulating the body’s natural repair process. For various injuries and chronic conditions, stem cell injections can provide long-lasting relief without the need for surgery.  Stem Cell Injection Frequency Many patients inquire about the number of stem cell injections required to achieve relief. In

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Repetitive Stress Injury Symptoms and Treatment

A repetitive stress injury is defined as an injury that occurs from overuse and repetitive motions. This type of injury typically impacts the soft tissues, such as the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves. There are many different types of repetitive stress injuries, and each can range in severity depending on the case.  While repetitive stress injuries are relatively common, especially

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How Stem Cell Therapy Can Help with Shoulder Pain

The shoulder plays a crucial role in your ability to perform many everyday tasks, from reaching a high shelf to carrying objects. So, when shoulder injuries occur, people often have trouble carrying out their regular routines. The shoulder is subject to all types of injuries, from a torn rotator cuff to bursitis to osteoarthritis and more. While shoulder pain can

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PRP Therapy for Achilles Tendon Pain

PRP, or platelet-rich plasma, is a regenerative treatment that is rapidly gaining popularity for its therapeutic benefits. This minimally invasive treatment supports the body’s natural healing process for relief from a range of injuries and conditions, including pain in the Achilles tendon. Understanding Achilles Tendon Pain The Achilles tendon connects the heel bone to the calf muscle. Also referred to

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Never Ignore Shoulder Pain

Why You Should Never Ignore Shoulder Pain

If you are experiencing shoulder pain, your first instinct may be to push through it and hope it gets better. Unfortunately, taking this approach can lead to further damage to the shoulder. By addressing your pain and receiving proper treatment, you can ensure that the injury heals, rather than get worse. Signs of Shoulder Pain That You Shouldn’t Ignore There

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Causes of Shoulder Pain

Common Causes of Shoulder Pain

Multiple joints make up the shoulder, allowing for a wide range of motion. However, the shoulder is susceptible to many injuries and conditions. If you’re experiencing shoulder pain, there are numerous potential causes. To get to the root of your shoulder pain, it’s important to receive a diagnosis from a medical expert, such as a member of the team at

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