Swimmer’s Shoulder

Swimmer’s Shoulder Summertime in the South can bring intense heat, breathtaking humidity, and blistering sun, all of which make it difficult to find a pleasant outdoor activity for regular exercise. Swimming is a rare exception when it comes to a surefire way to get some summery fun sans heat! It’s fun, it’s refreshing, it doesn’t require a lot of...

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Dr. Scott Sharp was the first orthopaedic surgeon at Decatur Morgan Hospital to begin performing robotic-assisted surgery for joint replacement.

DOC Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine , now offers robotic technology for joint replacement patients. Dr. Scott Sharp, orothopaedic surgeon with DOC, performed the first robotic arm assisted surgery in August of 2020 and DOC has performed over 100 robotic-assisted surgeries to date. Dr. Sharp states that the new technology has been a great option...

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Hip pain can be a real pain in the butt

Hip pain can be a real pain in the butt Hip pain can be excruciating, and unfortunately those large ball-and-socket joints can impact almost everything we do. Sore hips change how we stand, how we sit, how we walk, sleep, and exercise. Because long-term hip pain – or even temporary or occasional pain – can dramatically affect our lives, it’s important...

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Getting Your Swing Back After a Golf Injury

Getting Your Swing Back After a Golf Injury We typically think of golf as one of the more relaxing sporting pastimes—you can take things at a leisurely pace, enjoy the fresh air and views of rolling greens, and even hop on the trusty golf cart if you don’t feel like walking the whole course. Assuming you don’t get beaned by a stray ball or trip in...

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Stop shouldering the pain

Stop shouldering the pain The human shoulder is an amazing yet delicate mechanism. It’s made up of three bones: the clavicle (collarbone), the scapula (shoulder blade), and the humerus (upper arm bone) along with the associated muscles, ligaments, and tendons. It’s mobile enough for wide ranging arm and hand motions, but still stable enough for...

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Common Breaks to Be Aware Of

Common Breaks to Be Aware Of Did you know that your body contains more than 200 bones? Each one serves a unique and specific purpose, and each one is unfortunately breakable. You might break a femur in a dramatic skiing accident or a collarbone clumsy tumble down the stairs. You might even break a couple of toes accidentally kicking the leg of a...

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Work From Home Woes

Work-From-Home Woes If you’re like many office workers, you may have found yourself suddenly working from home on a semi-permanent basis, completely unprepared for the long-term ramifications. Unlike most corporate offices, your home arrangements may not include an ergonomic chair, separate keyboard tray, or even a desk in the traditional sense....

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