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NFL Quarterback Patrick Mahomes Is Undergoing Surgery – What to Know: Turf Toe is a sprain of the big toe joint resulting from injury during sports activities. The condition can be caused from either jamming the toe or from repetitive injury when pushing off repeatedly when running or jumping The injury usually results from excessive upward bending of the big toe joint causing injury to the ‘plantar complex’ which is system of ligaments that provide stability to …

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If we asked the following question: “What is the sport with the highest risk of injury leading to surgery?” Most people would probably answer, “Men’s football” and surprisingly enough that would be wrong. Gregory Montalbano, MD Orthopedic Surgeon and faculty member NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital describes the results of a recent study as not consistent with what we often might think. Interestingly enough, when the data is evaluated as ‘injury risk …

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Approximately 400,000 ACL injuries occur in the U.S. annually. However, for decades the most common orthopaedic treatment has been limited to invasive ACL reconstruction, which typically requires using tendons or a combination of tendons and bones harvested from patients’ bodies or cadavers to reconstruct the torn anterior cruciate ligament. The newest technology in ACL reconstruction is using the body’s regenerative capacity to heal the damage without the need for reconstructive surgery. A company in Massachusetts …

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Makoplasty is a computer navigated robotic procedure to replace a damaged hip joint.  Through a partnership with NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, iOrtho is able to deliver this exciting technology to its patients. Makoplasty is a highly advanced computer navigated robotics procedure that has the benefit of achieving highly accurate sizing and component alignment when performing reconstructive hip surgery and total hip replacement.  The procedure is performed by a trained and experienced iorthoMD using the …

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iOrtho Has Partnered With Conformis iOrtho is excited to offer custom-made knee implants for its patients who need reconstructive knee surgery including both total and partial knee replacements. Through a partnership with Conformis, iOrtho is able to deliver this exciting technology. Traditionally the implants used to perform total and partial knee replacement is “off the shelf”. This means that the implants are pre-manufactured in different sizes and the surgeon prepares the knee …

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The most common knee injuries include sprains or tears in the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).1 Many patients who experience an ACL injury need surgery to get back their full knee function. However, some people with ACL tears may have an adequate recovery without an operation. Discover how ACL injuries heal and your treatment options for an ACL tear below. About ACL Injuries Your ACL runs diagonally in the middle of …

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Some patients with chronic back conditions receive a spinal fusion procedure to address their symptoms. This surgery can relieve specific back issues when conservative approaches don’t improve them. Learn more about spinal fusion surgery and how it can reduce chronic back pain below. How Spinal Fusion Works Spinal fusion can occur as a result of a spine condition or as a deliberate effect of surgery.1 The majority of spinal fusions …

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Two out of three adults deal with back pain at some point in their lives.1 Nine out of 10 of these patients have acute back pain, or back pain that stops after a few days or weeks. When you have back pain, you may wonder when you need to see a doctor for it. Certain signs and symptoms indicate that you need to see a doctor for diagnosis and treatment. …

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With multiple states legalizing medical marijuana, patients may wonder how they can use it to relieve conditions like chronic pain. Like any other medicine, medical marijuana works best when taken under a doctor’s supervision. Its compounds work with your body’s systems to change their function. Discover how medical marijuana works to relieve pain and how you can get treatment. What Types of Pain Can Medical Marijuana Relieve? Medical marijuana can …

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People can consume medical cannabis in a variety of ways, and different methods impact each individual differently. For example, more than 100 different types of cannabinoids and terpenes exist, not to mention the types of concentrated, pressed, or loose resin extracted from the cannabis leaves and flower.1 Before you start using medical marijuana, it’s important that you dive into the different types and how to best use medical marijuana for …

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