Is Your Child Recovering From An Amputation? How To Help Them Adjust To Their New Prosthetic

2 October 2019
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If your child has recently endured the amputation of a limb, and they're awaiting their prosthetic, now's the time to help them prepare for the transition. Adjusting to the use of a prosthetic can take time, and it isn't always an easy process. However, with careful planning and a strong support system, your child will adjust to the changes that have taken place in their life. Here are just four of the steps you can take to help your child adjust to their new prosthetic. Read More 

An Elbow Joint Replacement Might Relieve Pain And Increase Movement Caused By Joint Damage

22 May 2019
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Joint replacement surgery can be done on different parts of the body. Although hip and knee replacements are among the most common, you can have an elbow joint replaced too. If you have arthritis in your elbow that gives you frequent pain and limits the motion of your arm, your doctor might recommend elbow joint replacement surgery. Here's a look at what it entails. An Elbow Replacement May Require A Hospital Stay Read More 

Considerations To Discuss With Your Doctor About Shoulder Replacement Surgery

27 July 2018
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If you have frequent pain and limited mobility in your shoulder due to arthritis, then your doctor might recommend shoulder replacement surgery if other types of treatment don't help with your pain. Your general health is considered before undergoing surgery to ensure you're a good candidate with a low risk of complications. Your doctor has other criteria to consider as well when it comes to this type of surgery. Here are some factors that influence whether you are a good match for shoulder replacement surgery. Read More 

Tips For Successful Recovery After Rotator Cuff Surgery

29 December 2016
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If you are having surgery in the coming week to repair a tear in your rotator cuff, then it is important that you know how to heal your shoulder post-surgery with the least amount of pain and chance for reinjury. While you should always follow the specific instructions from an orthopedic surgeon, like those at  El Camino Center for Sports Medicine​. There are some basic things that all shoulder surgery patients can use to successfully heal and regain movement after their procedure. Read More 

Broken Bones In Babies: A Parents Guide To First Response

16 August 2016
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Broken bones in babies are not as common as they are in children and adults. Babies' bones are much more soft and pliable -- but breaks still happen with severe force, genetic disease or unintentional trauma. Here is how you can learn if your baby has a broken bone and what you should do about it.  Signs of Fractures Normally, when someone has a broken bone, they can communicate the type of pain and what they think might have caused it. Read More