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New Tendon Injury Treatments

Jan 24, 2017

Chronic tendon injuries affecting shoulders, elbows and knees have long been hard to treat. But, beyond rest, stretching and icing, physicians have developed new treatment techniques in recent years, including ultrasound, stem-cell therapies and specialized needle procedures. Dr. Tom Miller speaks ...

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Trauma Center or ER for Broken Bone?

Jan 10, 2017

When injuries occur, patients may have choices for different trauma centers to visit. Dr. Tom Miller speaks with orthopedic surgeon Dr. Justin Haller about what a Level I trauma center is and why he recommends going to a top-level facility if one is nearby. Studies show Level I trauma centers ...

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Ultrasound for Your Joints and Bones

Dec 20, 2016

When you hear the word ultrasound, you may first think of babies, but that’s not all it’s used for. Over the past 20 years, ultrasounds have become a major part of sports medicine procedures. Dr. Tom Miller talks with Dr. Daniel Cushman, a sports medicine physician at University of Utah Health, ...

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Should You Go to the Emergency Room with a Sports Injury?

Dec 13, 2016

Have a sports injury or a broken bone? An orthopedic injury clinic may be better for you than the emergency department to avoid long waits and higher costs. Dr. Tom Miller speaks with Dr. Joy English, a sports medicine physician at the University of Utah Orthopedic Injury Clinic, about how the new ...

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Does an ACL Injury Mean Game Over for Student Athletes?

Dec 6, 2016

An injury to a young athlete can be a serious game changer. It can impact their overall performance and, in some cases, prevent them from ever playing again. Dr. Tom Miller talks to Dr. Travis Maak, an orthopedic surgeon at University of Utah Health Care, about what an athlete can expect for their ...

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Should You Have Your Knee Scoped After an Injury?

Nov 29, 2016

Have you recently injured your knee? You may not need surgery. Dr. Tom Miller talks to orthopedic surgeon Dr. Bruce Thomas about new approaches doctors and patients can take to examine and treat knee injuries before choosing surgery to "scope" a knee. Find out what to do if you have knee pain from ...

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How Diagnostic Ultrasound Is Changing Orthopedics

Nov 22, 2016

An ultrasound allows doctors to look at structures beneath the skin. Muscles, tendons and nerves all can be seen in real time to help with a diagnosis. Dr. Tom Miller talks to Dr. Daniel Cushman about how the ultrasound is used in orthopedic work and how the technology is cheaper, faster and often ...

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