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Some Exercises to Help Avoid the Injury Bug

Athletes, whether weekend warriors or high-level performers, all have a singular focus usually on things such as speed, score, statistics, endurance, and the like. Usually, the last thing in mind is prevention. But prevention should always occupy some place in every athlete’s mind — injury prevention. With that in mind, here are some exercises from […]


Tearing Your ACL

With football season fast approaching, you’ll hear about players spraining or tearing their ACL. This has become so common in football that announcers think everyone automatically knows what they’re talking about. Just in case you don’t, here’s some information on ACL injuries and what we can do for them at Urgent Orthopedic Specialists. What is […]


Regenerative Medicine

Treating Osteoarthritis

Arthritis is a broad term that covers a group of over 100 diseases. The basic definition of arthritis is inflammation of the joints. At Urgent Orthopedic Specialists, we deal primarily with a particular type of arthritis, known colloquially as “wear and tear arthritis” — osteoarthritis. This type of arthritis usually affects patients in their older […]



FDA Restricts Codeine Use in Children

The FDA is restricting the use of codeine and tramadol medicines in children, especially after surgery on the tonsils and adenoids. Our providers follow any updates in clinical practice guidelines, but as patients and caregivers it is important that you are informed! Codeine is a known respiratory depressant, and therefore should only be used when […]



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