The health info our readers found most helpful in 2019

This past year we’ve brought you a lot of information concerning your health. We’ve covered a range of topics from orthopedic, to neurosurgical, to rehabilitative care. As we enter a new year of writing fresh new content, we’re taking a look back at the top blogs our readers found to be most helpful and informative in 2019.

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Inflammatory Arthritis of the Hip

Inflammatory Arthritis of the Hip

Inflammatory arthritis is a result of an overactive immune system causing the body to attack healthy tissues. While the causes of inflammatory arthritis are unknown, evidence has shown there to be a link between genetics and the role it plays in the development of this disease.

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The Mechanics Behind Trigger Finger

The Mechanics Behind Trigger Finger

Trigger finger, or “stenosing tenosynovitis” can often occur without experiencing a single injury. The causes of this condition are not well known, but symptoms may begin after exhausting your hand by pinching or grasping for an extensive period of time.

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Managing Youth Hockey Concussions

Managing Youth Hockey Concussions

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury, so it shouldn’t be taken lightly. Unfortunately, preventing head injuries like a concussion in a fast-paced, high contact sport such as hockey is not always possible, but there are ways to be proactive should your child experience head trauma in the future.

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Overuse Injuries in Young Athletes

Overuse Injuries in Young Athletes

“Unlike in adults, the consequences of overuse injury in the pediatric and adolescent athletes are far more serious because the growing bones are vulnerable to stress,” states Dr. Justin Roth, pediatric orthopedist at The Center.

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