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Treating Scaphoid Wrist Fractures

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Posted: Feb 20, 2012 | by admin | 0 Comment

Treating Scaphoid Wrist Fractures

If you suspect you have broken a small bone near the thumb-side of your wrist, you are most likely suffering from a scaphoid fracture. Unlike some fractures, scaphoid fractures typically need treatment to heal well and avoid long-term pain, stiffness, or arthritis. Scaphoid fractures are most often the result of a fall or twisted wrist. […]

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Posted: Feb 14, 2012 | by admin | 1 Comment

Local Orthopedic Surgeon Pledges $250,000 to Bon Secours Hampton Roads in Memory of His Wife

Dr. Mark Kerner, medical director of Virginia Orthopaedic & Spine Specialists, has pledged $250,000 to the Bon Secours Maryview Foundation to name the newest Hampton Roads Care-A-Van, a mobile healthcare service offering free medical services to adults and children without health insurance, and a future mammography room in memory of his wife, Dr. Anuradha Datyner […]

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Posted: Feb 6, 2012 | by admin | 2 Comments

Degenerative Disc Disease More Common in Obese Adults

There’s a new risk of obesity according to new research published in Arthritis & Rheumatism, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). In a study¬† of over 2,500 participants, experts have found that the risk of lumbar spine disc degeneration is much higher among adults who are overweight or obese were significantly more […]

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