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It’s the second most common sports injury, but a fall onto an outstretched hand (FOOSH) can happen at any age

A fall onto an outstretched hand is a common event in any age group—so common it has its own acronym, FOOSH. The cause of the fall can run the gamut: a sports injury, slip on ice, trip on an uneven surface, or simple loss of balance. Common among athletes—runners, skiers, skateboarders, pole vaulters—the injury can also occur in car accidents and whenever you try to break a fall by reaching out with your hand.

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What You Need to Know About Recovering from Hand or Wrist Surgery

Undergoing surgery is always a little unsettling, but hand and wrist procedures are very common and allow many people to regain full range of motion once again. These procedures are sometimes necessary if you’re dealing with a severe injury that cannot be treated through non-surgical methods.

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Protecting your Wrists: 5 Exercise for Computer Users

Many people have desk jobs that require them to work on a computer all day long, for forty hours each week. This much repetition and overuse can cause wrist issues. Even those who use a computer recreationally and spend several hours per day typing on the keyboard can be at risk for a wrist injury.

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Protecting Wrist from Wear and Tear

It’s easy to overlook how often we use our hands and wrists throughout the day. We use them to touch things, hold items, get dressed, brush our teeth, open doors, and just about everything else that we do. However, it becomes even more apparent how important they are to our daily lives when they’re damaged and painful to use.

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ABOUT PREMIER ORTHOPAEDICS

Premier Orthopaedics is the largest orthopaedic group in Delaware and Chester counties. Premier provides patients with the full spectrum of orthopaedic services; including bone, muscle and joint care. Patients trust our specialists for their experience, expertise and commitment to exceptional patient care.

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