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What Are the 4 Types of Fractures? Jan 13th, 2022

Sustaining a fracture is not uncommon: You can get one suddenly from a fall or impact, or you can develop a fracture over time with repeated stress on a specific area of bone. All fractures share some commonalities, such as pain and the general treatment required, but certain types of...

Benefits of Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release Dec 12th, 2021

Endoscopic carpal tunnel release is a surgery that addresses carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition that develops due to pressure on the median nerve. This nerve runs through your wrist and into your hand through an opening in the wrist called the carpal tunnel, which can get narrower due to inflammation...

The First Steps to Dealing With Hip Pain Nov 15th, 2021

Like other types of joint pain, hip pain can set in gradually or very suddenly. If you care for your hip effectively soon after the onset of your hip pain, you may be able to treat the condition conservatively and stall or forgo more invasive treatments such as surgery. You...

When Sports-Related Back Pain Requires Medical Intervention Oct 14th, 2021

Keeping active with sports and activities involving movement doesn’t just benefit you by helping you manage your weight or build muscle. Making sure you move your body regularly keeps your cardiovascular health intact and your muscles functional. However, those very same sports and activities can contribute to injuries and pain...

The Importance of Good Posture and How to Obtain It Sep 9th, 2021

Projecting confidence usually stems from a combination of factors. It might be your smile, well-coiffed hair, or a smart outfit, but if your body posture is stooped or hunched, all your other efforts become lost.  Good posture isn’t just about appearances. Your body depends on proper balance shared between elements...

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Chronic Pain Aug 19th, 2021

People ignore chronic pain for numerous reasons. However, no matter what’s keeping you from scheduling an appointment, you could be making things harder for yourself in the long run. For more than 23 years, Dr. Anthony J. Berni has provided expert orthopedic care for people living in Missouri. And, over...