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Signs of a Rotator Cuff Tear - Blog Post

Signs of a Rotator Cuff Tear

Tags: , , , | Published: 2017/06/30

Millions of people seek a doctor’s care each year for a rotator cuff tear, which is a common cause of pain and disability. In this blog, Dr. Ather Mirza and Dr. Justin Mirza, Long Island-based orthopedic physicians at Mirza Orthopedics, help you recognize the signs of a rotator cuff tear. What is a rotator cuff […]

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Can Tennis Elbow Affect your Shoulder? - Blog Post

Can Tennis Elbow Affect your Shoulder?

Tags: , , , | Published: 2017/06/29

Tennis elbow is common among tennis players and other athletes, but it can also affect people who have never picked up a racquet. This type of injury can be painful and frustrating, but it can be successfully treated – often without surgery. In this blog, Dr. Ather Mirza and Dr. Justin Mirza, Long Island-based orthopedic […]

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What Causes Ulnar Nerve Entrapment? - Blog Post

What Causes Ulnar Nerve Entrapment?

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If you’re experiencing numbness, weakness, or tingling in your fingers or elbow, it might be caused by ulnar nerve entrapment. In this blog, Dr. Ather Mirza and Dr. Justin Mirza, orthopedic physicians at Mirza Orthopedics, explain what ulnar nerve entrapment is and what causes this condition. What is an ulnar nerve entrapment? The ulnar nerve, […]

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The Most Common Sports Injuries - Blog Post

The Most Common Sports Injuries

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Spring is finally here, and sports season comes with it. Although playing a sport is a great form of exercise, there are many risks involved. Sports injuries can happen to both amateur players and professional athletes, so it’s important to be familiar with common sports injuries and prevention methods, no matter your experience level. Players […]

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What are the Different Types of Distal Radius Fractures? - Blog Post

What are the Different Types of Distal Radius Fractures?

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A distal radius fracture is a very common injury that can occur because of a simple fall in some cases. In this blog, orthopedic physicians Dr. Ather Mirza and Dr. Justin Mirza of Mirza Orthopedics outline the different types of distal radius fractures and explain how the type of fracture affects the treatment needed. What […]

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Types of Arthritis that Affect the Shoulder - Blog Post

Types of Arthritis that Affect the Shoulder

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Shoulder bones undergo wear and tear every day, and they’re usually able to perform a wide range of motion without any pain. When the protective cartilage that surrounds the bones breaks down, however, it can cause shoulder arthritis. The shoulder is the third most common joint – after the knee and hip – that’s affected […]

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Can Carpal Tunnel Affect Your Elbow? - Blog Post

Can Carpal Tunnel Affect Your Elbow?

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Carpal tunnel syndrome affects millions of Americans, causing pain, tingling and other symptoms in your fingers, hand, wrist, and/or elbow. In this blog, orthopedic physicians at Mirza Orthopedics explain more about this syndrome, including its effects on your body and life. What is carpal tunnel syndrome, and how does it affect your overall life? Carpal […]

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What Are the Most Common Causes of Hand Pain? - Blog Post

What Are the Most Common Causes of Hand Pain?

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From picking up a young child to working on a computer, you use your hands in a variety of different ways every day. But when your hands hurt or don’t have their normal strength or range of motion, it can interfere with your ability to complete your daily tasks. Hand pain is a common symptom […]

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What Are the Symptoms of Flexor Tendon Injuries? - Blog Post

What Are the Symptoms of Flexor Tendon Injuries?

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Flexor tendon injuries can occur in your hand and finger, causing pain and interfering with your normal range of motion. In this blog, Dr. Ather Mirza and Dr. Justin Mirza, orthopedic physicians at Mirza Orthopedics, outline some common symptoms of flexor tendon injuries. What is a flexor tendon injury? When you bend your fingers, you’re […]

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What You Can Expect from Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Surgery - Blog Post

What You Can Expect from Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Surgery

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If you’re suffering from pain and numbness in your elbow, you may have a condition known as cubital tunnel syndrome. In this blog, the orthopedic physicians at Mirza Orthopedics will explain more about this condition, as well as what you can expect from cubital tunnel syndrome surgery. What is cubital tunnel syndrome? Cubital tunnel syndrome […]

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