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Carpal Tunnel Surgery Recovery Guide

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that affects the median nerve, which runs the length of your arm and then through an opening in...

Meniscus Recovery Guide

So you zigged when you should have zagged, and now you’re dealing with a torn meniscus. You’re not alone. A torn meniscus is one...

Low Impact Cardio or HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training): What’s Right for...

Any cardiovascular exercise (or “cardio” for short) that doesn’t exceed your fitness level or contradict your doctor’s orders should be good for you. However,...

Treating Sports Injuries

Learn the treatments for common sports injuries and how a doctor that specializes in sports medicine can help you.

Preventing and Treating Sports Injuries

Orthopedic surgeon Thomas Cervoni discusses ways to prevent and treat sports injuries, including minimally invasive options and physical therapy. Watch Health Talks video.

Plantar Fasciitis or Stress Fracture? Understanding the Differences.

Pain on the underside of the foot, especially near the heel, is a very common problem. While it can be produced by a number...

What is a Sports Medicine Physician?

You may not know this, but almost 90% of sports-related injuries don’t require surgery. Historically, orthopedic surgeons would manage most of these injuries until...

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...

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.

Stretches for Lower Back Pain

Approximately 31 million Americans suffer from lower back pain -- a result of both sedentary and extremely active lifestyles. Stretches help to ease the pain...

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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...