Post Concussion Syndrome

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A concussion is a mild form of traumatic brain injury that can result from a jolt, blow or bump to the head.  The sudden movement causes the brain to bounce around or twist inside the skull which results in a disturbance of brain function.  After suffering a concussion, most patients will begin to get better […]

Types of Bone Fracture

Radius & Ulna Fracture

The word fracture means break, but the term ‘broken bone’ is a colloquialism, as break is not a formal orthopaedic term. A bone may be completely fractured or partially fractured. A bone fracture (sometimes abbreviated #) is a medical condition in which there is a break in the continuity of the bone. A bone fracture […]

Spinal Conditions

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There are many different spinal conditions. Spondylosis is a common degenerative condition of the spine that is caused by age related changes in the intervertebral disks. It can cause pressure on the nerve roots with subsequent sensory and, or motor disturbances, causing pain and numbness. Condition Description Annular Tear An annular tear describes a hole or rip in the […]