6 Things Your Hand Surgeon Wishes You Would Stop Doing

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Patient: “Doctor, it hurts when I do this.”

Hand Surgeon: “Then stop doing that!”

Although it may not hurt yet, repetitive tasks — especially when done over a lifetime — can take their toll on your joints. Continue Reading

Dupuytren’s Contracture


Dupuytren’s contracture is a type of hand deformity that develops over a period of years, curling the fingers into the palm of the hand.

Although this condition is not dange...
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Making Sense of the Lisfranc Injury

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Lisfranc injury occurs in the midfoot, in the Lisfranc joint, also known as the tarsometatarsal articulation of the foot.

This joint is named after a field surgeon in N...
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Does Tennis Elbow Have You Off Your Game?


Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, develops when the tendons on the outside of your elbow are stressed from overuse.

When you repeatedly overload the muscle and tendon, espe...
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Rotator Cuff Injuries & the Importance of Treatment

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Rotator cuff injuries affect patients of all ages, but the condition often goes undiagnosed and untreated.

The rotator cuff is composed of four muscles (and their affiliated t...
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Knee & Hip Replacement with Mako™ Robotic-Arm-Assisted Surgery

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With innovative Mako™ technology, knee and hip replacements have become more effective for many patients.

The Mako™ robotic-arm-assisted surgery system allows our orthopedic su...
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Expert Hand Surgeon in West Valley City, Utah

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If you’re in need of an expert hand surgeon in West Valley City, you’re in the right place. The Center of Orthopedic & Rehabilitation Excellence (CORE) is proud to ...
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