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Should You Get a Cortisone Steroid Injection? Arthritis-health. Updated June 16, 2020

Dr. J.Stuart Melvin is a contributing author on Arthritis-health.com, where he has written patient education content  about arthritis conditions and treatment. Melvin, S. Should You Get a Cortisone Steroid Injection? Arthritis-health. Updated June 16, 2020 https://www.arthritis-health.com/blog/should-you-get-cortisone-steroid-injection Read More

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The Importance of Proper Rotator Cuff Rehab

The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles with a common tendon that helps to stabilize the shoulder by keeping the head of the humerus stabilized in the socket (glenoid) throughout the arc of motion. The rotator cuff provides translational (sliding) and rotational (twisting)... Read More

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Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy: Applications, Effects, and Potential

As head team physician for the Washington Capitals and Georgetown University athletics, Dr. John Klimkiewicz knows a thing or two about musculoskeletal injuries. One of the more promising therapies for such injuries that Dr. Klimkiewicz is studying is platelet-rich plasma (PRP), which also offers opportunities... Read More