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Sports Medicine is Not Just for Serious Athletes

When you think about “sports medicine,” you probably picture athletic trainers on the sidelines of a football game, or a fitness program developed specifically for college or professional athletes. But while the word “sports” admittedly suggests a connection to exercise and fitness, the unique care offered by sports medicine professionals is equally available to all […]

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For Young Ball Players, Throwing Less Can Lead to More Success

If you’re a baseball fan–whether that means following your favorite Major League team or taking your child to Little League games–you’ve probably noticed that arm injuries have become increasingly common. Generations ago, professional pitchers were generally allowed to keep throwing as long as they were effective on the mound; nobody even bothered tracking how many […]

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Outpatient Joint Replacements Offer New Peace of Mind

Being told you need a joint replacement can sound intimidating, but thanks to advances in technology, many joint replacements at Southeastern Med are now minimally invasive, high-precision procedures in which the patient has the option to return home the same day to begin their recovery. This ability to get back to familiar surroundings, as well […]

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Understanding Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Understanding Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments According to the CDC, about 1 in 4 American adults have some form of arthritis, making it one of our most common and yet sometimes overlooked and/or misunderstood health conditions. In today’s blog post, we’ve created a helpful introduction to understanding all facets of arthritis, including what causes it, […]

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What to Know About Knee Replacements

While knee replacements have become increasingly common, safe, and effective over the years, there are still misconceptions about what the procedure entails, when it’s necessary, and what to expect afterwards. To help bring everything into focus is Southeastern Med’s Dr. Bill Kumler, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with more than 20 years of experience. Why get […]

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