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Field of Dreams for Sports Rehab

Publish Date: 4/18/2018

doctors and therapists standing on turfYoung athletes face many challenges, and when injury hits, it can mean the end of the season for some.  To help those kids get safely back in the game, St. Louis Children’s Hospital has opened the Young Athlete Center – a new interactive physical therapy center to bridge the gap between traditional rehab clinics and the real playing field.

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Child Health
Orthopedics
Jeffrey J. Nepple
Mark E. Halstead

Overtime Win -- Two Orthopedic Injury Clinics are Better than One!

Publish Date: 10/12/2017

soccer team jumping in air celebrating winInjuries are never convenient and most don’t happen during regular doctors’ office hours. That is why Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital have added a second location to its popular walk-in injury clinic – now open in South County!

General Health
Orthopedics

Taking the Next Step to Recovery from a Torn Meniscus

Publish Date: 6/14/2017

woman walkingYou weren’t sure when the injury happened -- your knee was stiff and swollen, you had difficulty straightening it, and walking without pain was impossible.  Rest, ice and over-the-counter pain relief did not help. Your doctor suspected a torn meniscus, and the MRI confirmed her diagnosis. What happens next?

 

General Health
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedics

You can't Run from Stress Fractures

Publish Date: 10/17/2016

group of runnersThe half marathon was just a few weeks away, and you were a little behind in your training, so you amped up the distance in your daily runs. This sudden increase in training resulted in severe pain in your shin and you feared the worst, those two words no runner likes to hear – stress fracture.

General Health
Orthopedics
Sports Medicine

Twist and Shout

Publish Date: 4/30/2015

Your nagging wrist pain is interfering with simple activities. Normal everyday movements you previously took for granted – pinching, gripping, twisting – are now very painful. The weakness and discomfort are most likely caused by an inflammation of the wrist tendons at the base of your thumb.

 

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General Health
Daniel A. Osei
Orthopedics

When to Worry About Groin Pain

Publish Date: 4/30/2015

It would be reasonable to assume that nagging groin pain is due to a pulled muscle. You don’t remember what you did, but what else could be causing the pain? Recurrent episodes of groin pain, or pain that gets worse over time, might be the result of an underlying hip problem.

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Men's Health
Orthopedics
Ryan M. Nunley

Numb's the Word - It's Not Always Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Publish Date: 4/30/2015

Most people assume numbness or tingling in their fingers means they have carpal tunnel syndrome -- but that is not always the case. If your symptoms include a loss of sensation in half of your ring finger and all of little finger, you most likely have cubital tunnel syndrome.


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General Health
Orthopedics
Ryan P Calfee

Hip Check

Publish Date: 4/30/2015

Your son thought the stiffness in his hip would go away, so he kept playing competitive soccer. After several weeks, it was even too painful for him to flex his hip beyond a right angle. What could cause a healthy young athlete to be so disabled with hip pain? His orthopedist suspected your son might have hip impingement, a condition that commonly affects active adolescents and young adults.


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Child Health
Orthopedics
John C. Clohisy