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Preventing Injuries During Winter Vacation

Are you looking forward to some quality time on the slopes? Don’t let an injury bring your fun to a painful end. Nothing brings fun and excitement to your winter vacation more than engaging in winter sports. Increasingly, people are making skiing and snowboarding...

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Don’t Take Your Wrists For Granted

Next time you write, type, open a bottle, lock your door, or pick up something off the floor, think of how complicated your wrist and hand bones are in order to complete these seemingly simple actions. Now think about how easy it might be to injure your wrist through...

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Get To Know Your Wrist Joint

Your wrist may seem like a simple part of the body, but your wrists and hands actually contain a high number of joints, bones, muscles, and ligaments, all of which allow your wrist to move in different directions as well as allowing your hands to function. Without...

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It’s An Important Joint, So Don’t Ignore It

Think of the last time you used your shoulders. Chances are, it was dozens of times today. You might not consciously think about how much you use them, but as soon as one or both of your shoulders is injured, you're likely to realize just how important they are to...

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A Range Of Motion And A Range Of Injuries

Every time you lift an object, reach up to your cabinets to put the dishes away, swing a tennis racket, swim, or even drive your car, you’re using a very important joint in your body—your shoulder. Your shoulder joints actually have the largest range of motion of any...

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Fast Facts About Knee Replacement Surgery

If you’ve been informed knee surgery is a possible option to help relieve your severe pain, or if it’s being offered for an alternative reason, knowing the facts of a procedure can help alleviate stress. For nearly all patients, knee surgery is life-changing in a...

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Fast Facts on Knee Anatomy

One of the hallmarks of preventative medicine is patient education. Luckily, it won’t take hours of your time or require you to take an anatomy or biology class, but learning a little more about your body and its function can help prevent injury. The knee is one of...

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Why Choose Capital Ortho?

You may know us as Capital Orthopaedic, but you probably referred to us as Capital Ortho and that’s okay, everyone did. We listened, and that’s why we changed our name. At Capital Ortho every patient is important to us and deserves a personalized experience when they...

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The Right Time to See an Orthopaedist

The word “surgeon” may seem a little scary to some patients, prior to making an appointment. When it comes to seeing an orthopaedic surgeon, the term shouldn’t be scary at all. In fact, an orthopaedic surgeon is a physician fully qualified to diagnose, treat, and help...

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