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How To Treat Knee Pain: What To Do After Sprain Or Strain Of The Knee With Dr. Dan Lieberman, MD
How To Treat Knee Pain: What To Do After Sprain Or Strain Of The Knee With Dr. Dan Lieberman, MD 1024 683 Phoenix Spine & Joint

The first thing to consider after an injury to your knee is whether the condition could be serious.

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After An MRI Of The Knee: What’s Next?
After An MRI Of The Knee: What’s Next? 1024 683 Phoenix Spine & Joint

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the knee is really good at showing soft tissues such as ligaments (anterior cruciate ligament or ‘ACL’) and cartilage (meniscus). X-ray and CT, on the…

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What is a Lumbar Laminectomy?
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When spinal stenosis becomes severely symptomatic, the best treatment is surgery. The surgery to correct spinal stenosis is called a  laminectomy. This surgery involves removing the lamina, ligament, then shaving…

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The Symptoms of Spinal Stenosis
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Spinal stenosis means narrowing of the spinal canal. In the lower back, spinal stenosis causes pain in the legs with walking. You can see it in the supermarket, where patients…

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The Conservative Alternatives To Total Knee Replacement
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For someone with moderate to severe arthritis- what can they do to avoid surgery? Typically, there is a spectrum of treatment and at the end of that spectrum is surgery.…

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How To know When It’s Time For a Knee Replacement
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What are the signs that knee replacement surgery is inevitable? At Phoenix Spine & Joint, our knee procedures are primarily designed to treat osteoarthritis of the knee. As we age,…

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How Painful is a Knee Replacement?
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Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Nathan Moore explains.

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What Is Facet Joint Pain?
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How can I tell what is causing my back pain?

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How Long Does the Relief From Radio Frequency Ablation Last?
How Long Does the Relief From Radio Frequency Ablation Last? 1024 683 Phoenix Spine & Joint

After you’ve tried conservative therapies like anti-inflammatory medication, physical therapy, therapeutic exercises — even manual therapies like osteopathic medicine or chiropractors– you’ll want to contact your doctor about about Radio…

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US Open without Serena Williams: Why is hamstring injury still an issue?
US Open without Serena Williams: Why is hamstring injury still an issue? 1024 768 Phoenix Spine & Joint

Serena Williams initially injured her hamstring during Wimbledon in late June. The US Open started on August 24, but she pulled out.

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Carl Lawson Achilles Rupture: Next steps?
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New York Jets Carl Lawson should have a good recovery after suffering an Achilles rupture on August 19. After Lawson heard a pop along his ankle during practice, his medical staff carted him off the field.

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Carl Lawson Ruptured Achilles: He Will Return, But When Will He Be 100%
Carl Lawson Ruptured Achilles: He Will Return, But When Will He Be 100% 1024 576 Phoenix Spine & Joint

Defensive end Carl Lawson will miss the 2021 season after rupturing his Achilles tendon, the New York Jets announced on Thursday.

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Liverpool Andy Robertson’s Ankle Injury: Promising Signs
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Liverpool Andy Robertson will be out for the start of the Premier League after suffering what appeared to be a lateral right ankle sprain.

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U.S. Goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher Injury: A Sigh of Relief (In a Way)
U.S. Goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher Injury: A Sigh of Relief (In a Way) 700 466 Phoenix Spine & Joint

The U.S. women’s soccer team suffered two losses on Monday – a loss to the Canadians and goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher, who will miss the bronze medal match due to a right knee bone bruise. The injury is unfortunate, but it could have been worse.

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