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May 29, 2018

Our very own Dr. Nicholas Sablan and Jamestown High School athletic trainer Amanda Miller were recently interviewed on WMBG Radio regarding Amanda’s regional nomination for the 2018 Newell National Athletic Trainer of the Year Award! The Newell Awar...

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May 29, 2018

Have you or a loved one recently been treated by one of our expertly trained doctors or therapists? Cast your vote for The Virginia Gazette Best of Williamsburg 2017 in the categories of Orthopaedic Group, Physical Therapy, and Physician Group! Clic...

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May 29, 2018

My name is Teck-Seng Kwa and I am a 58-year-old systems engineer contractor at NASA Langley Research Center. I have lived on the Peninsula for almost 30 years. I was mowing my lawn back in 2012, and afterward, I noticed my knees started hurting. At...

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May 29, 2018

Golfer’s elbow is similar to tennis elbow (both are forms of elbow tendonitis) but occurs on the inside of the elbow rather than the outside. There will be inflammation along the inner side of the elbow, where the tendons of the forearm muscles attac...

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May 29, 2018

The cause of trigger finger is generally unknown. However, it is found more commonly in women than men as well as in those suffering from other health issues, such as diabetes or rheumatoid arthritis. Symptoms of trigger finger include a lump in the...

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May 29, 2018

The repetitive use of the tendons and ligaments surrounding your wrist could result in the pinching of a nerve or inflammation around your wrist joint. These two symptoms are better known as carpal tunnel and wrist tendonitis. Wrist tendonitis, also...

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May 29, 2018

Located in the back of the leg, the hamstring is made up of three muscles that connect at the pelvis and the lower leg. Injuries to the hamstring typically cause a sudden, sharp pain in the back of the thigh area and are most common in athletes who p...

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May 29, 2018

Throughout his middle school and high school years, Jaden Barnes loved playing football. As he grew, it became clear that he had the athleticism, drive, and maturity it takes to become a NCAA Division I athlete. Entering his junior year at Grafton Hi...

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May 29, 2018

As told by Brandon Thompson, Administrator of CarePlex Orthopaedic ASC Ambulatory surgery centers—often called ASCs—are innovative medical facilities that focus on providing same-day outpatient surgical care. I am the administrator of...

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May 29, 2018

Planning for your return home prior to surgery can help assure a smoother recovery. The following are some things to keep in mind when returning home from a joint replacement: Bring in help. Sometimes patients will need to stay at a rehabilitation...

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