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Precision Orthopaedic Specialties helps athletes regain function

As an orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship training in sports medicine from the world-renowned Orthopaedic Foundation in Connecticut and New York City, Dr. Albert S.M. Dunn has spent his career at the forefront of breakthrough advancements in his field. Cartilage rejuvenation of the knee is a perfect example. At Precision Orthopaedic...

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Expect high-tech results for ankle replacement surgery from Precision Orthopaedic Specialties

Total ankle replacement surgery is one of the fastest growing joint replacement procedures in the country. According to Dr. Mark J. Mendeszoon, podiatrist and surgeon at Precision Orthopaedic Specialties, the procedure has changed drastically over the past 20 years. Arthritis—which can cause pain, stiffness and swelling of the...

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Outpatient joint replacement is now an option at Precision Orthopaedic Specialties

As the pain in Patricia Armfelt’s knees began to worsen over the years, she saw the number of steps each day recorded on her Fitbit dwindle, hitting a low of 2,500 steps. Although she always tried to stay physically active, the discomfort began to affect her daily life, limiting her to only short walks. She was unable to stand for more than...

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Finding relief from shoulder pain isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution

At Precision Orthopedic Specialties, shoulder pain due to osteoarthritis one of the most common elements we treat. The shoulder has the greatest range of motion of any joint in the body. When it’s impaired, it greatly affects a person’s quality of life and ability to perform everyday tasks. When individuals become affected by...

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Here’s how to find out if you’re a candidate for cervical disc replacement

Cervical disc herniation occurs when the gel-like center of a spinal disc ruptures through a weak area in the tough outer disc wall, similar to the filling being squeezed from a jelly doughnut. This can happen after significant trauma to the neck, as in an auto accident, or after something as simple as a sneeze. Symptoms can be severe, forcing...

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