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Caring for Arthritis During the Holidays

December 1, 2017
The holiday season is quickly upon us! Sweet treats, comfort foods, and holiday drinks are calling your name at every turn, and warm gatherings with family and friends cause for much celebration. However, the combination of cold weather and rich foods can...

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Treating Avascular Necrosis

November 17, 2017
The main reason people need a joint replacement is from osteoarthritis, but there are other joint conditions that may require surgical attention, including one called avascular necrosis. While this condition is much rarer than arthritis, it is a serious condition that...

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Steroid Injections for Joint Pain

November 3, 2017
Arthritis affects over 50 million people, which is 1 in 5 people over the age of 18. If you are part of that statistic, you know that the pain from arthritis can be debilitating. However, just because you have arthritis doesn’t mean you will...

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Dealing with a Torn Achilles Tendon

September 15, 2017
What is a torn Achilles tendon? An Achilles tendon rupture, better known as a torn Achilles tendon, is a very common injury, but requires attention from a doctor. It occurs when the tendon connecting the calf muscle to the heel...

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What is hip bursitis?

August 31, 2017
Many people come into our clinic every day with chronic hip pain. While many of our patients have osteoarthritis and require a hip replacement or reconstructive surgery, others are diagnosed with the most common cause of hip pain - hip...

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Meet Grant Foley, Executive Director

August 10, 2017
Meet Grant Foley, Executive Director Welcome the newest member of the MCJR team, Grant Foley, our Executive Director! Grant has 20 years of management experience in orthopedic physical therapy. He received a bachelor's degree in Business Marketing at Marian University...

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Smoking causes worse outcomes in joint replacement

April 21, 2017
Most people know that smoking can cause significant damage to a person's lungs and heart – but did you know that smoking can also damage a person's joints? Because of this, smoking causes worse outcomes in joint replacement surgery. Patients...

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Foot and Ankle Specialist seeing patients at MCJR

April 14, 2017
Meet Dr. Steven Herbst More than anything, MCJR is dedicated to making the healthcare experience more accessible and comforting for our patients. One of the ways we strive to do that is by meeting as many of your orthopedic needs...

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