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Every Female Has A Weakness… It’s Her Knees

By Patrick Denton, MD, Sports Medicine Specialist

Pee Dee Orthopaedic Associates

Every Female Has A Weakness… It’s Her Knees

Recent injury data has demonstrated that female athletes are 4-6 times more likely to injure their Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) than their male counterparts. Each year, as the number of female participants in organized sports (such as soccer, basketball, and volleyball) increases, so does the number of ACL injuries. Currently, it is an epidemic in […]

How Can I Heal My Heels?

By Jason B. O'Dell, MD

Pee Dee Orthopaedic Associates

Introduction: There are various reasons why people don’t want to get out of bed in the morning, but pain in the heel can be a significant one. This pain can either be in the posterior aspect of the heel or under the bottom of the foot. Typically, this pain is present when one starts walking […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

By Matthew D. Welsch, MD

Pee Dee Orthopaedic Associates

Background: CTS is a peripheral compressive neuropathy. It occurs within the lifetime of up to 10% of the population. It most commonly manifests as numbness and/or tingling in the fingertips of the affected hand. This may occur with certain activities and very commonly during sleep, causing nighttime restlessness. Many contributing factors have been associated with […]