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Mar
01

The Evolution of Joint Replacement

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Joint replacement research and pre/post-surgical practices have come a long way in the past few decades, undergoing many changes that have ultimately benefitted patients. Here are several significant changes we've seen so far: 1. More People are Receiving Joint Replacements Joint replacement has proved to be one of the most profitable and effective...
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Oct
01

4 Signs it May Be Time for a Joint Replacement

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​ Are you tired of constant pain in your knees, hips, and shoulders? Have you seemingly tried everything but still can't find relief? Although surgery is often recommended as a last option, it may be the ideal answer to a renewed and pain-free future. If you are experiencing persisting problems including but not limited to the following, it may be ...
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Aug
31

Chronic Pain Management: Support Where You Need It

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Are you suffering from chronic pain? You're not alone. McLean County Orthopedics offers a peer support group to the general public the second Thursday of every month from 5:45 p.m. to 7 p.m. The group is hosted by Sandy Fader, a nurse practitioner at MCO who works directly with Dr. Naour as part of a pain management team. The schedule is as follows...
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Jun
01

The 3 Best Knee Exercises

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Exercise may be the last thing you want to do when you're suffering from knee pain , but it actually may benefit you in the long run . Strengthening the muscles around your joints can decrease stress on your knee and protect you from injuries. However, it's essential to focus on proper form and technique, as many movements are helpful but can do mo...
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Feb
28

7 Tips for Chronic Pain Management and Find Relief Now

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You might not be able to escape pain entirely, but it doesn't have to control your life . We've covered routines that may be causing your pain previously , but what about chronic pain that can be difficult to treat? Here are some helpful tips to improve your chronic pain management:   1. Use Deep Breathing Techniques. ​   Meditate and cal...
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Feb
05

5 Daily Routines That Might Be Causing You Pain

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Orthopedic injuries occur across the body and most often in athletes and older adults , but everyone is susceptible. Sometimes we get so involved in our daily routines that we might not even notice what's causing our pain. Check out these five daily activities that might be causing you orthopedic discomfort:   Common Causes of Pain ​ Typing: I...
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Jan
17

Discovering the 4 Major Joint Pain Causes and Finding Relief

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As we go throughout our daily activities, we often forget how much strain we put on our bodies. Normally, we associate joint pain causes with the aging process, but sometimes it can be a signal of a more serious underlying condition. Although this pain is frustrating and uncomfortable, it can lead us to determine what may be wrong internally. Often...
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Dec
18

The Four Reasons You Have Joint Pain and Where to Find Relief

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 Joints are what connect your bones to one another. They are crucial to your body's functionality by allowing your bones to move freely. The main joints include the shoulders, hips, elbows, and knees. Many people suffer from joint pain, which can have a tremendous effect on their ability to perform daily activities. Causes Explained  Join...
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