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Grant H. Garcia, MD

Grant H. Garcia, MD Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist View Profile

Grant H. Garcia, MD

Grant H. Garcia, MD Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist View Doctor Profile

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  • Physical Therapy Can Keep Sports Injuries at Bay

    Physical therapy helps people recover from sports injuries, but it also can help prevent them, an expert says.

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  • Play It Safe With Winter Sports

    Skiing, snowboarding, skating and sledding are great ways to have winter fun, but be sure to take steps to reduce your risk of injuries, experts say.

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  • What Causes Tendon Inflammation?

    Tendons are thick cords that join your muscles to your bones. When tendons become irritated or inflamed, the condition is called tendinitis. Tendinitis causes acute pain and tenderness, making it difficult to move the affected joint.

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  • Strengthen your deltoids to help prevent shoulder injuries

    When it comes to training, the anterior, or front, deltoid muscle gets almost all the attention, while the medial and posterior deltoids get the cold shoulder.

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  • New Medical Device May Eliminate Need for Some Knee Replacement Surgery

    Surgeons say the Calypso device can help relieve pain for people with osteoarthritis in their inner knee region.

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  • Why static stretching may not be as effective as you think

    For a decade, the research has been clear: static, hold-the-pose stretches prior to athletic activity diminish performance and might even open athletes up to injury.

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  • The 6 Best Tennis Elbow Braces of 2019

    You don’t have to play tennis to develop tennis elbow. Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a condition where you develop tears in tendons that attach your forearm muscles to your elbow.

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  • Maintaining the unlimited potential of stem cells

    Scientists have discovered a new protein complex that keeps the brakes on stem cells, allowing them to maintain their indefinite potential. The new complex, called GBAF, could provide a future target for regenerative medicine.

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  • Evidence Behind Injections on the Elbow, Wrist and Hand

    After reviewing corticosteroid injections of the shoulder region, we will now move distally down the arm and into the elbow, wrist and hand. This article will cover some of the randomized trials and reviews on corticosteroid injections for some of the most common issues that present to a sports medicine practice including lateral and medial epicondylitis, de Quervain’s tenosynovitis, trigger finger, carpal tunnel syndrome.

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  • BMI may mediate inverse link between fiber intake, knee OA

    Zhaoli Dai, Ph.D., from the Boston University School of Medicine, and colleagues used data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) and the Framingham Offspring Osteoarthritis Study to assess how BMI and inflammation might impact the observed association between greater fiber intake and the lower risk for symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.

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