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July 2020 Update

July 2020 Update

We're reaching out this afternoon to provide an update in response to the rapid increase of COVID-19 cases in the area. We would like to remind everyone to be extremely careful, and strictly observe masking, hand washing, and social distancing.  We understand the...

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Torus Fracture

Torus Fracture

A common childhood injury after a fall is a radial fracture.  Also known as a torus, greenstick, or buckle fracture, this break occurs when a child reaches out with his hand to cushion a fall.  Since a child's bones are still relatively soft when compared to an adult,...

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Corneal Abrasion

Corneal Abrasion

I saw a patient a couple of years ago who was driving with his window down when an insect flew directly into his eye, lodging itself under his upper eyelid.  He attempted to remove it by rubbing his eye and then irrigating with tap water, but he was unable to dislodge...

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Non-Surgical Treatment for Joint Pain

Non-Surgical Treatment for Joint Pain

Many patients ask what can be done for a sore joint such as a knee or shoulder.  Specific recommendations depend on the underlying diagnosis - such as an injury - as well as many other factors.  However, a number of general non surgical therapies are often recommended...

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