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Treating a sprained ankle

Mar 25, 2022

Sprained Ankle Treatment: When Is It Time to See a Doctor?

It’s hard to imagine a person who has never sprained an ankle. After all, all it takes is a single bad step, even on the best of terrains. However, for the majority of people, the recovery process involves applying some ice to the injured area and a brief period of rest.

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Back pain from sitting down

Feb 25, 2022

Back Pain From Sitting | Possible Reasons and Treatments

Back pain from sitting is the plight of the modern office. Here are some factors to watch out for and some tips to help alleviate this problem.

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Rheumatoid arthritis early signs

Feb 11, 2022

What are Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis? Diagnosis & Symptoms

First signs of rheumatoid arthritis are subtle but, when untreated, this illness can result in disability and even death. Let’s see how to recognize and prevent this!

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Christian J. Zaino, MD, Earns Subspecialty Certification in Surgery of the Hand

Jan 21, 2022

Christian J. Zaino, MD, Earns Subspecialty Certification in Surgery of the Hand

Orthopaedic surgeon Christian J. Zaino, MD, of the Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey recently earned Subspecialty Certification in Surgery of the Hand by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS).

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Sciatica exercises for pain

Jan 13, 2022

Sciatica Exercises: What's Best and What to Avoid

Sciatica is the medical condition where the person in question suffers from pain caused by the sciatic nerve. The pain is caused by anything that irritates the nerve but the original cause comes from a compressed nerve somewhere in the lower spine region. The reason why this happens is either because of a herniated disc or an overgrowth of a herniated disc. In some scenarios, the nerve can also be pressed by a tumor or damaged by an illness.

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Alex H. Shin, D.O

Jan 5, 2022

TJC Welcomes Alex H. Shin, D.O, a fellowship trained Adult Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgeon

The Total Joint Center proudly welcomes Alex H. Shin to an established and trusted team.

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