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Common Sports Injuries in Children Oct 3rd, 2021

Sports participation is a fantastic way for your child to learn about teamwork, the rewards of achievement, and have some fun, too. Like the professionals they emulate, though, your child carries a risk of injury anytime they play. About one-third of childhood injuries are attributed to sports activities, adding more...

Understanding Spinal Stenosis Sep 1st, 2021

In medical terminology, stenosis means narrowing. It can refer to any aspect of your body where an opening becomes smaller. Spinal stenosis refers to the narrowing of spaces in the vertebrae through which nerves pass.  When such a narrowing becomes small enough to press on nerve tissue, you can develop...

Can You Avoid a Concussion? Aug 3rd, 2021

Sports-related concussions are frequently in the news, reflecting the near-epidemic proportions of the injuries at the professional level. Concussions are just as prevalent in amateur sports, and you can suffer a brain injury from falls or car accidents too.  Since every concussion can have its own unique identity, treatment is...

Recovering From a Fracture Jul 11th, 2021

Every year, millions of Americans break a bone. Despite being such a common injury, it isn’t easy to estimate what recovery looks like without assessing the fracture.  At Bahri Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, our orthopedics team has decades of experience evaluating and treating fractures. Today, we’re...

What Every Athlete Should Know About Tendons and Ligament Jun 17th, 2021

Every year 70,000 Americans develop tendinitis, and 23,000 people sprain their ankles EVERY DAY. If you’re an athlete, your risk of these injuries is even higher than the average person, so it’s imperative that you learn about these critical connective tissues.  Our orthopedics team at Bahri Orthopedics & Sports Medicine...

The Role of Nutrition in Joint Health May 11th, 2021

Joint pain is a pervasive problem — at any given time, a third of American adults have joint pain. It’s such a prevalent health issue that nearly everywhere you look you can find miracle cures that often cost a bundle. But what if you could protect your joints and reduce...

Arthroscopic Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Apr 1st, 2021

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common nerve disorder that affects between 4-10 million Americans. While we can often treat the condition with noninvasive treatments, in some cases, surgery is needed to relieve the pressure on the median nerve in your wrist. Here at Bahri Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic in...

How Are Hip Pain and Osteoporosis Linked? Mar 1st, 2021

If you develop sudden and severe hip pain, it could be due to osteoporosis — a disease that causes your bones to become porous, weak, and fragile. Approximately 10 million Americans over the age of 50 have osteoporosis. While the disease is more common in women, people of any gender...

Hurt on the Field: Signs of a Head Injury Feb 2nd, 2021

According to the Brain Injury Research Institute, as many as 3.8 million Americans experience sports or recreation-related concussions every year. You may have seen news coverage about the long-lasting effects of concussions and other head injuries or that Will Smith movie about the professional football doctor. Even if you haven’t,...

Nursemaid’s Elbow: Symptoms and Treatment Jan 1st, 2021

Orthopedic injuries are common during childhood. Playing with your child and swinging them while holding their arms or giving them a little lift while holding their hand to get them over a curb or step are common causes of nursemaid’s elbow — a painful elbow injury.  Here at Bahri Orthopedics...

How We Help Treat Your Sports Injury Dec 1st, 2020

No one wants to be on the bench because of an injury. Every year, around 8.6 million sports injuries occur, affecting athletes of all abilities. Sports medicine is critical to a safe and rapid recovery so you can get back to crushing the competition.  Here at Bahri Orthopedics & Sports...

All About Hip Replacement Surgery Nov 2nd, 2020

If you live with excruciating hip pain that doesn’t respond to conservative treatment, you might need hip arthroscopy, also known as a hip replacement. This is a standard surgical procedure — every year, orthopedic surgeons across the United States perform over 450,000 hip replacement surgeries.  Our expert orthopedic surgeons regularly...

What Is Causing My Back Pain? Oct 19th, 2020

While millions of American adults experience occasional back pain, around 8% of adults live with persistent back pain that limits their everyday activities. Whether your pain is short-lived or chronic, finding the right treatment to relieve your pain is critical.  Our orthopedic surgeons at Bahri Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic...

Recognizing the Signs of Arthritis Aug 31st, 2020

While around 23% of Americans have arthritis, there are many misconceptions about this chronic pain condition. For example, many people assume that arthritis is an inescapable part of aging or that only aging people develop arthritis. You can develop arthritis at any age, and painful arthritic joints aren’t inevitable.  As...

Trigger Finger: Signs and Treatment Aug 11th, 2020

Trigger finger, clinically referred to as stenosing tenosynovitis, is an orthopedic hand condition that traps a finger or thumb in a curved position. While trigger finger isn't necessarily painful, it's uncomfortable and limits your ability to use your hands.  To understand your hand's anatomy and how trigger finger happens, it...

Does Running Cause Knee Problems? Jul 17th, 2020

When you run, you put up to four times your bodyweight of pressure on your knees. While you might think this accelerates or increases wear-and-tear in your knees, leading to osteoarthritis and injuries, this isn’t necessarily the case.  Our team of orthopedic surgeons at Bahri Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic...

5 Common Causes of Wrist Pain Jun 8th, 2020

You use your hands and wrists every day. So wrist pain, whether it's due to a sports injury, a degenerative condition, or repetitive strain from typing or other repetitive work, can severely disrupt your life.    Our team of orthopedic surgeons at Bahri Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida,...

Lower Your Risk for Hip Fracture Complications May 26th, 2020

Around 1.5 million Americans experience hip fractures every year. Hip fractures have a high risk of complications, which can severely impact your quality of life and, in some cases, lead to death. Fortunately, you can take steps to lower your risk of hip fracture complications.   Our team of orthopedic surgeons...

Shoulder Pain? Here’s What Could Be Causing It Apr 6th, 2020

Unless you’ve had a shoulder injury, you probably don’t think much about these powerful joints. Your shoulder joint is a complex mechanism. Your humerus (upper arm bone), clavicle (collarbone), and scapula (shoulder blade) come together. They are supported by your rotator cuff — a network of muscles, tendons, and ligaments...

Muscle Strains Are a Common Injury During Sports: Learn How to Prevent Them Mar 6th, 2020

You might have been at mile 1 or mile 10 of your run when it happened. Or, maybe you were racing down the pitch with your eye on the goal, or you had just sent the tennis balling across the net to score your winning point. Whenever your muscle strain...

Natural Approaches to Relieving Arthritis Pain Feb 11th, 2020

Living with stiff and aching arthritic joints can get in the way of enjoying your life. While you know that reaching for the Ibuprofen eases your pain, you don’t necessarily want to take painkillers every day.  Here at Bahri Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, our team of...

How Do I Know If I Need Joint Replacement Surgery? Jan 1st, 2020

If you’re wondering if joint replacement surgery is right for you, you’re not alone. Approximately 1 million Americans undergo joint replacement surgery each year. In fact, joint replacement surgeries are among the most common elective surgeries in the United States, and it’s no mystery why. According to the American Academy...

How to Beat the Pain of Osteoarthritis in Your Shoulder Dec 2nd, 2019

Twenty-seven million Americans live with osteoarthritis. It’s one of the most common types of arthritis, and it often develops as joints deteriorate with age. Young joints have a layer of slick cartilage between the bones, which cushion and keep joints moving smoothly. As you grow older, cartilage wears away, and...

How to Regain Stability After a Meniscus Tear Nov 1st, 2019

Recovering from a meniscus tear can feel like a long road, but it’s worth it because complete recovery leads to stability and the ability to do the things you like! At Bahri Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, the skilled orthopedic surgeons have helped hundreds of patients regain...

Combatting Wrist Pain in an Office Job Oct 1st, 2019

If you work in an office job, repetitive hand and wrist movements involved in various tasks, such as typing, can make you susceptible to wrist pain. While wrist pain can interfere with your ability to perform your responsibilities comfortably, it can also affect your productivity. In 2017, carpal tunnel syndrome,...

Most Common Sports Injuries for Kids (And How to Avoid Them) Sep 1st, 2019

As more parents encourage their children to participate in sports and other physical activities, the amount of sports injuries has dramatically increased. Every year, more than 3.5 million injuries occur among the more than 30 million youth athletes who participate in organized sports in the United States, according to statistics...

That Hip Pain Could Actually Be a Sciatica Problem Aug 12th, 2019

Living a sedentary lifestyle or carrying a heavy load when you aren’t in good physical shape can lead to hip pain. However, if your pain doesn't go away after rest, you could be suffering from sciatica. Although many underlying conditions can cause hip pain, sciatica is one of the most...

What Makes PRP Therapy So Effective? Jul 3rd, 2019

Soft tissue damage happens all the time. It’s painful and inconvenient, and recovery may take a while if the damage is bad. However, with the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, we can help speed up your healing and reduce recovery time. At Bahri Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic in...

3 Sports that Can Strengthen Your Wrists and Help Prevent Injury Jun 1st, 2019

Wrist pain is common. Everyone from athletes to office workers to construction workers can suffer from wrist pain. However, you don’t have to accept the discomfort. There are treatment options that can improve or resolve your pain. The experienced, board-certified orthopedic surgeons at Bahri Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic offer...

Living With Arthritis May 8th, 2019

We expect aches and pains as we age – it’s natural for certain parts of the body to hurt as they wear down over time. For many, this means accepting arthritis, the colloquial name for osteoarthritis. Over 54 million adults suffer from this degenerative disease that impacts joints. While there...

What to Expect When Returning to Sports After an ACL Injury Apr 8th, 2019

As if the injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in one of your knees isn’t enough on its own, it can keep you out of the game for months. At Bahri Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic, we understand your frustration at being on the bench, but we also know...

3 Amazing Benefits of Regenerative Medicine Mar 12th, 2019

Whether you’ve suffered an acute injury like a torn tendon or you’ve been living with the chronic pain of arthritis or a degenerative disc disease for years, the one thing you want desperately is relief. While medication may subdue inflammation and make your pain manageable, it can’t repair your injured...

When a Hip Replacement Is Your Best Option Feb 8th, 2019

Your hips are among the largest joints in your body and are needed for walking, standing, sitting, and most other types of mobile activity. Whether you’ve developed hip pain due to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, a fracture or injury, not being able to move freely or support your body weight in...

10 Must-Haves After Shoulder Surgery Jan 7th, 2019

After shoulder surgery, you can say goodbye to pain, regain shoulder strength and stability, and finally be able to get back to the activities you love. However, to reach that goal, your shoulder must have time to heal, and that means keeping it immobilized after surgery. The length of your...