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Long Term Relief For Big Toe Arthritis

Last updated: 02/12/2021

If you’e been following this blog, odds are you’re familiar with the Cartiva implant for treating big toe arthritis. Dr. Silverman was the first to offer the surgery in the...

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What Is Arthritis in the Toes?

Last updated: 02/12/2021

Arthritis in the toes is chronic inflammation of the joints in the forefoot. The joint most often affected is the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint, which connects the big toe to...

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Preventing Rheumatoid Arthritis

Last updated: 02/12/2021

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune condition. Your body attacks its own cells, causing pain and inflammation. While RA can affect a number of tissues and organs,...

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Role of the Multifidus Muscle

Last updated: 02/12/2021

The multifidus muscle is a series of small, triangular muscle bundles located on either side of the spinal column that make up the 2nd layer of the deep back muscles. Composed...

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Speech Problems in Multiple Sclerosis

Last updated: 02/12/2021

Among the most frustrating complications of multiple sclerosis (MS) are disorders that interfere with the ability to speak clearly. One of these is dysarthria, a motor disorder...

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Experts Available: Back Pain is Overtreated and Overmedicated

Last updated: 02/11/2021

Newswise — When it comes to treating lower back pain, Americans tend to rely too heavily on interventions such as injections and surgery, when less invasive methods often work...

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What Is The Triple Arthrodesis Procedure?

Last updated: 02/11/2021

If your ankle joint has been deformed by acute trauma or arthritis, you may be susceptible to a number of painful foot conditions, like chronic tendon ruptures or partial foot...

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Understanding Metatarsophalangeal (MTP) Joint Disorders

Last updated: 02/11/2021

Your metatarsal bones are the long bones that link your ankle to your toes. Between the heads of the metatarsal bones and the bottoms of the proximal phalanges (your toe bones)...

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Overview of Neck Osteoarthritis

Last updated: 02/11/2021

Neck osteoarthritis (also known as neck arthritis, cervical arthritis, and cervical spondylosis) is exactly what it sounds like—degeneration of the joints, vertebrae, and discs...

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The Anterior Horn and Motor Neuron Diseases

Last updated: 02/11/2021

The spinal cord is made up of grey matter and white matter. If you were to cut it cross-sectionally, you would see the grey matter in the shape of a butterfly surrounded by...

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