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Is It Foot Extensor Tendonitis Or A Foot 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...

Types of Diagnostic Medical Imaging Explained

Medical imaging is the process of creating visual representations of internal organs, bones, abnormal growths or inflammations, and other structures or areas. It is...

How To Avoid Knee Pain When Running

"Injuries and joint pain are unfortunately common in the sport of running. The knee is a frequent area for pain in a runner's body,...

How Long Does A Foot Stress Fracture Take To Heal?

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

Dealing With Chronic Back Pain: Causes & Treatment

Nearly everyone – from elite athletes to weekend warriors to couch potatoes – is subject to occasional back pain. According to the National Institute...

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.

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...

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.

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Regenerative Use of Bone Marrow Aspiration in Louisville, Kentucky

The bone marrow aspiration procedure uses stem cells to help the body repair itself and generate new tissue to damaged areas. Learn about this regenerative stem cell therapy from Baptist Health.
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Back Pain and Its Causes

Persistent back pain affects millions of Americans to some degree and is a leading cause of disability. One of the challenges is that there...

Is It Foot Extensor Tendonitis Or A Foot 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...