Did you know that 1 in 5 adults living in the United States, reports having doctor-diagnosed arthritis? Many people think arthritis is a single disease, but it’s not. Arthritis literally means “joint inflammation.”
The ulnar nerve is a branch of the brachial plexus nerve system. With help from the median nerve, the ulnar nerve provides sensation to the flexor muscles of the hands and feet, allowing for bending.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common forms of arthritis. It is a chronic condition in which the material that cushions the joints, called cartilage, breaks down. This causes the bones to rub against each other, causing stiffness, pain and loss of joint movement. The cause is not fully understood.
Athletic Trainers (AT’s) are health care professionals that work in a variety of settings and with a wide range of patient types. They are sports medicine specialists who focus on injury prevention, acute and emergent care, injury evaluation, diagnosis and rehabilitation, as well as functional return to activity.
Dr. Maxwell Adu-Lartey speaking about spine injuries and conditions at the AOKC lecture series on Tuesday!
Dr. Jensen had a great time working the Camden Wealth Advisors Cup as part of the Power Shares Tennis series! Here is is with (from left to right) James Blake, Jim Courier, Dr. Jack Jensen, Andy Roddick, Andre Agassi, and athletic trainer Gary Kitchell!
As an orthopedic practice that specializes in sports medicine we commonly see that many of our current and/or prospective patients associate that sub-specialty with baseball, basketball, football and soccer.
The bones that form our backs are called vertebrae. Each vertebra is cushioned and surrounded by discs. Discs provide cushion and support between each vertebra in our spinal columns. Over time and with injuries, the discs can become herniated or slip.
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