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Returning to Sports After Shoulder Surgery: What You Need to Know May 1st, 2022

Sidelined from sports because of a shoulder injury? It’s frustrating to sit on the bench after surgery. But going back too soon or not understanding what to expect when you return can get you back on the bench fast.  At Ortho 1 Medical Group, with offices in Chula Vista and La...

How to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome at Work Apr 7th, 2022

When you work in an office or at a desk, you may think your job is risk-free. Think again. While it’s true that desk jobs don’t typically require heavy lifting or other motions that put your body at risk, there’s one injury office workers are more likely to experience: carpal tunnel...

What to Expect when Recovering From Knee Replacement Surgery Mar 1st, 2022

If you suspect or have been told you need knee replacement surgery, you’re in good company. Hundreds of thousands of Americans receive knee replacements every year because of osteoarthritis and other knee diseases or injuries.  The good news is that knee replacements dramatically reduce your pain and increase your mobility....

How to Know if You’re a Good Candidate for Shoulder Replacement Surgery Feb 8th, 2022

If your shoulder pain is severe enough to cause disability, you may be considering options to repair the damage. At Ortho 1 Medical Group, our orthopedic specialists offer comprehensive evaluations of your shoulder joint to see if you qualify for shoulder replacement surgery. Our surgeons Norman Kane, MD, Kristopher Downing,...