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Most Common Orthopedic Injuries

Each day, Your body makes a variety of movements. As bone, muscles, ligaments, and tendons become worn and damaged, you may develop certain ailments that require orthopedic care. At Mid Atlantic, we specialize in the recovery process. Here are three of the most common injuries that occur from sporting accidents, aging, or everyday activities. Ankle Sprains Your ankle connects your leg and foot. When you twist or bend your ankle in the wrong way, a sprain may happen. This can occur as a result of playing sports, wearing inappropriate footwear, or lack of flexibility. Although a mild injury will get better with rest, a more serious problem may require orthopedic care. You may need to wear a brace or cast and undergo physical therapy to help regain your strength. In severe cases, you may need some type of surgical treatment. If a doctor suspects that you have loose pieces of...
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