De Quervain's tendonitis occurs when the tendons around the base of the thumb become constricted or irritated. Swelling of the tendons can cause pain and tenderness along the thumb and the side of the wrist. This is particularly noticeable when performing movements such as forming a fist, grasping or gripping something, or when turning the [...]
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The hand and wrist have many small joints that all work together to perform large actions, like opening a door or typing on a keyboard. Arthritis can affect the joints making even the most mundane of tasks painful, difficult or downright impossible. Without treatment, arthritis can lead to limited range of motion, increased pain levels [...]
Are ACL injuries more common in women? The answer is yes. When compared to men, women put greater stress on their knees as a result of differences in biomechanics. The space for ACL movement is more limited in women than in men, due to a narrower notch. Within this restricted space, the femoral condyles can more easily pinch [...]
One in every five adults has arthritis, which means more than 50 million Americans suffer from the disease. The disease not only affects adults and the elderly, it also affects more than 294,000 children under the age of 18. Arthritis is the leading cause for disability in the United States, according to the Arthritis Foundation. [...]
The shoulder is the most flexible joint in the body and it allows you to rotate your arm in front, above and to the side and behind your body. The shoulder’s flexibility can also be its biggest weakness, making it susceptible to instability and injury. When a shoulder injury occurs, is is usually treated with [...]
Do you have a pain or numbness in your hand that has been there for months and won’t go away? If you do, don’t pass this off as a passing cramp or regular pain. This pain can be the result of carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome is the result of an entrapped nerve in [...]
No one wants to see their child hurt. Sometimes children play hard and rough causing them to get injured, and one of the more common injuries to the musculoskeletal system is a sprain. What is a sprain? A sprain occurs when the ligaments overstretch or tear. Ankles, wrists and knees sprain more easily than other [...]
When serving up the ball at your next tennis match it is important to avoid over-exertion to prevent unnecessary injuries on the court. Lateral epicondylitis, also known as Tennis Elbow occurs when tendons in your elbow are overworked, usually by repetitive motions of the wrist and arm. The pain suffers feel is attributed to tendons [...]
Did you know the surface a runner chooses to run on can have different effects on their body? Running on hard surfaces can sometimes lead to more stress and result in injuries like inflation in the achilles tendon, shin splints and stress fractures in the small bones of the foot or ankle. Running on soft [...]
We are pleased to announce that Advanced Orthopaedic Centers has opened our new physician offices and outpatient Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation facility in Mullica Hill, New Jersey. We will also continue to provide excellent orthopaedic care in our Woodbury location. Together, both facilities will strive to meet all your orthopaedic needs in a timely and [...]