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.Aoidig OeruseIjuries i Youg Athletes
A little prevention can keep kidsplaying for life
An increasing number o children areocusing on one sport and training year-round or it. While they and their parentsmay eel that this concentration is neces-sary to be competitive, it leaves little timeor important rest and recovery.
.Stretchig ad Flexibility
Practice is the key to making strides
Making signicant increases in fex-ibility will bring marked improvement inperormance. Larger ranges o motion(ROM) will allow or longer periods oapplied orce, improvement in technique,increases in biomechanical advantages,and reduction in joint strain.
.Caral Tuel Sydroe
Relief is available
Carpal tunnel syndrome is oten the resulto a combination o actors that increasethe pressure in the carpal tunnel. Contrib-uting actors may include: hypothyroidism,rheumatoid arthritis, work-related repeti-tive use, use o vibratory tools, or the de-velopment o a cyst or tumor in the carpaltunnel. In many cases, no specic causecan be identied.
.A High ActiityHi Relaceet
Resurfacing procedure may be thetreatment patients are looking for
Fity years ago the miracle o totalhip replacement was that it allowedpatients with severe arthritis to walk,sometimes or a decade or more be-ore needing another surgery. Today,hip replacement is one o the mostsuccessul operations perormed.
Getting ready for hockey
Whether you play competitively in aleague or enjoy pick-up games on the lo-cal pond, these simple exercises will helpyou regain your skate shape aster. Firstand oremost, hockey is about balance.
. OA i motio:What’s new?
. Tools ad Techology: It’s Electric!
Exploring new frontiers in themanagement of postoperative pain
Pioneering anesthesia departmentsacross the country have begunutilizing nerve blocks as a part o amultimodal treatment o postoperativepain. Injections o local anestheticsaround key nerves that supply painbers to the legs and arms can blockor a period the pain that ollowssurgery.