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Prevent Cold Weather Joint Pain

Many people suffer from joint pain when the weather gets colder. The reason may be atmospheric pressure. Located in our joints are a lot...

Treating Arthritis in the Shoulder

Learn the symptoms of arthritis and how shoulder arthritis is treated from Daniel Hackett, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Baptist Health Lexington.

Getting Athletes Back in the Game at Floyd

Kristopher Abeln, MD, covers the way the sports medicine and orthopedics program at Baptist Health Floyd helps athletes recover from injuries and get back in the game.

Overpronation and Supination: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

As you walk or run, your feet “roll” from side to side a bit with each stride. This movement is called pronation, and there...

Be Gentle with Your Joints

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting 1.2 million Kentuckians. "The hallmark of osteoarthritis is the breakdown of cartilage -- the part...

Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy: Advanced Treatment for Knee Pain

Platelet-rich plasma therapy is a new type of therapy that accelerates healing and pain reduction using the body’s own cells. It is used in...

Foot Pain: Is it Extensor Tendonitis or a Stress Fracture?

Two of the most common causes of foot pain are extensor tendonitis and stress fractures. The similarities between these conditions can make it difficult...

How to Tell If You Have a Hernia or Muscle Strain

Abdominal strains and hernias are both painful conditions that tend to worsen with activity and lessen with rest. However, they have different causes and...

What You Need to Know About Stress Fracture Recovery

Stress fractures are tiny cracks in a bone, commonly occurring in the lower leg or foot. They are caused by repetitive force, often from...

How to Tell if You Have a Concussion

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that occurs when the brain is shaken within the skull. This can be caused by a blow...

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ACL Surgery Recovery & Physical Therapy Timeline at La Grange

Watch a patient's story of how advances in ACL surgery recovery impacted her experience. Baptist Health offers new advances in ACL surgery and physical therapy in order to encourage faster recovery for patients.
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Repairing Spinal Fractures with the SpineJack® Device at Floyd

The SpineJack device is a minimally invasive procedure for patients with compression spinal fractures. Learn how the SpineJack surgical technique is used at Baptist Health Floyd in spinal fracture treatment.

Prevent Cold Weather Joint Pain

Many people suffer from joint pain when the weather gets colder. The reason may be atmospheric pressure. Located in our joints are a lot...