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Orthopedics is a specialty branch of medicine pertaining to conditions and diseases of the musculoskeletal system. Everyone is born with many muscles, bones and connective tissues that work together to form the support structure of the body. Palmer orthopedists work to ensure these components remain strong and healthy, and that patients are free of pain […]

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Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is a valuable tool to doctors and Palmer orthopedists who are helping their patients rehabilitate injuries or recover from major surgery. It is a non-invasive method that can be used as a stand-alone therapy or in combination with other treatments. Physical therapy is a term used to describe a collection of therapeutic methods, […]

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Visco Supplementation

Viscosupplementation is the use of specialized injections to reduce pain and inflammation in the knee. The injections are composed of a dense gel that contains hyaluronic acid, a biological protein that helps lubricate the joint. The body naturally produces hyaluronic acid, though quantities diminish with age. When this gel is injected directly into the joint, […]

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Total Knee Replacement

Millions of people suffer from knee pain and stiffness – often due to degenerative joint disease like osteoarthritis. Physical traumas and joint diseases can significantly impair mobility and quality of life during even the simplest of activities. Although conservative measures are the first line of defense, many patients require extensive medical intervention to achieve relief […]

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Partial Knee Replacement

Orthopedic surgeons often perform knee replacements for patients who are limited by diseases and conditions like osteoarthritis or joint injury. But not all patients require a total replacement. Instead, a Palmer partial knee replacement can be used to replace only targeted bones and tissues while preserving as much of the natural joint as possible. Most […]

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Juvenile Cartilage Transplants

Cartilage degeneration is a major cause of joint pain in America. Many factors, including age, genetics, overuse, and disease, can contribute to the development of cartilage tissue deterioration. Palmer juvenile cartilage tissue transplantation is a revolutionary procedure used to treat this condition, eliminating pain and joint stiffness. During the surgery, new cartilage from a juvenile […]

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