Orthopedics

| Posted On Aug 26, 2014 | By:

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

You start to wake up in the middle of the night with hand numbness.  Then, after spending several days doing house renovations with power tools, you begin to experience numbness and burning sensations in your thumb and fingers.  Finally, you begin to notice you are having difficulty holding objects.  This is one of many scenarios that could indicate you have developed carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).

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| Posted On Jun 18, 2014 | By:

Plantar Fasciitis

When the first few steps out of bed in the morning cause severe pain in the heel of your foot, you may have plantar fasciitis (fashee-EYE-tiss). Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain and is an overuse injury affecting the sole (plantar) of the foot. A diagnosis of plantar fasciitis means you have inflamed the tough, fibrous band of tissue (fascia) that connects your heel bone (calcaneus) to the base of your toes.

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| Posted On Jan 14, 2014 | By:

Harvard Vanguard Orthopedic Surgeons at New England Baptist Outpatient Care Center in Dedham

There are many factors to consider when you are deciding on surgery, and the question of “Where should I have my surgery?” is a big one.

For orthopedic surgery, we are fortunate in Boston to have New England Baptist Hospital, which has been nationally ranked as one of the top hospitals in the country. Now the same great care found in Boston is closer to home. Harvard Vanguard is pleased to let you know that our orthopedics and sports medicine physicians,

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| Posted On Sep 13, 2012 | By:

Frozen Shoulder

Have you had an annoying pain in your shoulder for weeks or months, but you cannot recall injuring yourself?  Are you unable to enjoy sports like tennis or golf because the pain and stiffness in your shoulder is getting worse? Is the pain beginning to keep you awake at night?  If any of this sounds familiar, you may have frozen shoulder.

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