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Everyday Tips to Avoid Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

If you work long hours on a computer keyboard, chances are you’ve endured hand and wrist pain, tingling, and numbness caused by carpal tunnel syndrome. Instead, implement these simple strategies and prevent this sometimes debilitating condition.

Jul 22nd, 2019
When Is it Time to Consider a Hip Replacement?

Is your hip pain keeping you from doing things that you love? Do you avoid activities because they seem impossible to manage with your bad hip? It might be time to consider having a hip replacement.

Jun 1st, 2019
The Most Common Sports Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Sports, by their very nature, are designed to push you physically. But there’s no need to push yourself past your limits and right into the injury zone. Here’s how you can help prevent some of the more common sports injuries.

May 20th, 2019
6 Tips for Preventing Tennis Elbow

You’ve already injured your elbow and you’re in pain. Or you realize you’re at risk for tennis elbow because of your job or favorite sport. Learning how to prevent an injury is easier than healing one, and tennis elbow is no exception.

Apr 5th, 2019
Prepping For Your Joint Replacement Surgery

The excitement of a new joint and relief from pain and restricted motion is often offset by the stress of anticipating the surgery itself. Understanding the procedure and how recovery proceeds will help reduce pre-procedure anxiety.

Mar 1st, 2019
When Does Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Warrant Surgery?

Are you struggling with carpal tunnel syndrome and wonder if surgery might be right for you? Learn about carpal tunnel syndrome and the signs that may mean it’s time to consider surgical intervention for your condition.

Jan 11th, 2019
Why Physical Therapy After Surgery Is Essential

Surgery may be able to help treat your underlying condition, but physical therapy is crucial to making a full recovery. Keep reading to see what makes physical therapy one of the most important parts of the treatment process.

Dec 11th, 2018
Dos and Don'ts Following Knee Replacement Surgery

If a knee replacement is in your future, you want to know as much as possible about what to expect to help alleviate any qualms about the surgery and what follows. Applying some commonsense dos and don’ts can help your recovery go smoothly.

Nov 21st, 2018
5 Tips for Returning to Sports after a Rotator Cuff Injury

Rotator cuff injuries can be painful and weaken your shoulder, but it’s possible to restore full function to the joint. The providers at Orthopaedic Associates of Reading offer these tips to help you get back in the game after a rotator cuff injury.

Aug 16th, 2018