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Princeton Orthopaedic Associates Blog Diagnostic, Nonsurgical, & Physiatric

February 1, 2023
Diagnosing and Treating Trigger Finger

Vertiflex is a surgical procedure that treats spinal stenosis by expanding the spinal canal. The spinal canal is the space that houses the spinal cord, connecting the vertebrae in the lower back all the way down to the sacrum. In people who suffer from spinal stenosis, the spinal canal becomes narrowed, compressing the spinal cord and causing a variety of unpleasant symptoms, including pain, weakness, numbness, and difficulty walking.

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October 10, 2022
The Vertiflex Procedure: A Treatment for Spinal Stenosis

Vertiflex is a surgical procedure that treats spinal stenosis by expanding the spinal canal. The spinal canal is the space that houses the spinal cord, connecting the vertebrae in the lower back all the way down to the sacrum. In people who suffer from spinal stenosis, the spinal canal becomes narrowed, compressing the spinal cord and causing a variety of unpleasant symptoms, including pain, weakness, numbness, and difficulty walking.

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September 29, 2022
Bulging Disc Back Pain

A common back and spine problem is herniated or bulging discs. Nearly everyone will know someone who has experienced a herniated disc at some point in their lives. It's painful and we hope you're one of the fortunate ones who don't have to endure it. In many cases, these discs will heal on their own with no long-term consequences.

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September 27, 2022
Tibia Fibula Instability

If you lead an active lifestyle and those activities lead you to some of the common and not-so-common sports, you run the risk of an injury to the proximal tibiofibular joint which can lead to an instability. There's a chain reaction of things that can happen as a result and many times it affects the ankle.

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September 16, 2021
Top 5 Physical Therapy Tools to Aid Your Recovery

One of the biggest tools for recovery from orthopaedic issues is physical therapy. Whether to treat an injury or disorder, or whether to speed recovery after surgery, physical therapy can greatly improve healing for patients. At Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, we have a team of physical therapists who focus on particular parts of the body, so […]

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April 21, 2021
Compartment Syndrome: What It Is and How to Fix It

Compartment syndrome refers to the swelling of muscles in groups surrounded by tissue called the fascia. These muscle groups can cause severe complications if they swell too much because the fascia doesn’t stretch, so it contains the swelling and puts pressure on the muscles, nerves, and blood vessels. There are two types of compartment syndrome: […]

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January 27, 2021
Treatment For Muscle Injuries

Acute soreness in your muscles after any workout is a relatively normal phenomenon. It typically occurs with lactic acid build-up and is felt hours to a day after physical activity. Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) results after strenuous physical activity and presents as muscle soreness one to three days after exercise. This is a result […]

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