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Too Young for A Knee Replacement?

Mark Miller, MD, discusses alternatives to knee replacements, including arthroscopy, steroid injections and high tibial osteotomy for people in their late 30s to late 50s who are living with pain, arthritis, and damaged knees.

becoming an organ donor can help get someone off dialysis
Why Become an Organ Donor?
Podcasts, Treatments 4/12/2016

April is National Donate Life Month. Currently, more than 100,000 people in the U.S. are waiting for an organ transplant. Get the facts about organ donation in this week's podcast.

Jersey finger is a tendon injury that's more common in athletes
Jersey Finger? See a Hand Surgeon

Jersey finger isn't a common injury, but if you play football or soccer you might know someone who's had it. "It's when an individual player is trying to tackle another player, and the finger gets caught on the jersey and then gets hyperextended at the most distal joint," explains hand surgeon…

women with spinal cord injury and family
Spinal Cord Injuries and Paralysis

Spinal cord injuries happen suddenly. A car crash. A skiing mishap. A fall in the home. One devastating moment can change someone's life forever. Spinal cord injuries include: Quadriplegia, or paralysis of both arms and both legs, which occurs as a result of injuries to the upper part of the…

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