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The Ins And Outs Of Hip Replacements

Posted by Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates

Oct 5, 2022 3:28:08 PM

Hip pain can make even the simplest movements, such as sitting, feel like a burden. The hip joint is the largest joint in the body, and bearing all of that force means it will start to deteriorate over time. 

Suppose you have exhausted other options, such as physical therapy. In that case, your doctor may recommend a hip replacement as the best option for you to regain the ability to get back to everyday life and move around pain-free again.

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Topics: Hip Replacement, Treatments, hip pain

Common Running Injuries and Treatments in Morgantown

Posted by Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates

Oct 2, 2019 9:30:00 AM

You’re running on a beautiful, sunny day through the West Virginia roads and you feel pain in your foot. You think to yourself, “is this a running injury or just a few aches?” 

At Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates, we believe you shouldn’t have to guess about your health. You should be able to detect the signs of an injury so that you can have it checked out by an orthopedic specialist. Continue reading to learn about the most common running injuries we see, and how to detect them, as well as how MOA can treat your running injuries. 

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Topics: running injuries, hip pain, knee pain