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Post-Traumatic Arthritis

Post-Traumatic Arthritis

What is Post-Traumatic Arthritis? Post-traumatic arthritis is a common form of osteoarthritis and occurs due to a physical injury of any kind to a joint. About 5.6 million people in the United States suffer from this specific kind of osteoarthritis. Today, we’ll be...

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Runner’s Knee Prevention

Runner’s Knee Prevention

Summer is the perfect time to get out and run. However, a common overuse injury that occurs in running is called runner’s knee. What is runner’s knee? It’s a term used to describe a dull, aching pain around or behind the knee cap. This is often caused by running but...

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Sports Injury Prevention

Sports Injury Prevention

Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a varsity pro, participating in a sport increases your risk for injuries. We’re here to share some tips and tricks to decrease your risk of sports injuries so you can keep doing what you love to do.  Make sure to get a health...

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Orthobiologics & Platelet-Rich Plasma

Orthobiologics & Platelet-Rich Plasma

Osteoarthritis and tendinitis are some of the most common diagnoses as we age. Treatments are plentiful from rest, weight loss, drugs, injections, to surgery. Orthobiologics and regenerative medicine is a new field in medicine that uses the body’s resources to treat...

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Preventing Torn ACLs

Preventing Torn ACLs

Torn ACLs are a common injury often caused by sports or exercise. In recent studies, it’s predicted that around 250,000 ACL injuries occur each year in the United States. Today, we’re sharing how to prevent this injury. Once the ACL is torn, your chances of injuring...

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Benefits of Outpatient Knee Replacement

Did you know that knee replacement surgeries are one of the most common orthopaedic surgeries performed in the United States? In the past, a total knee replacement surgery was seen as a surgery that required a longer hospital stay post-surgical procedure as well as an...

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Carpal Tunnel Release Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Release Syndrome

If you’re experiencing these symptoms consistently and they’re interfering with your life, it’s time to see a doctor. Leaving this untreated can lead to permanent muscle and nerve damage. When you schedule your appointment with Dr. Larson, you can expect to receive the highest quality of care with cutting edge procedures tailored to get you back to your life with less pain.
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Patient Experience – Knee Surgery

Knee pain is common, however, it shouldn’t slow your life down. If you’re sick of living with pain, Dr. Larson can help. After you’ve scheduled your appointment with him, he’ll provide a diagnosis along with an effective treatment plan, specific to your diagnosis. If...

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Bursitis of the Hip

Bursitis of the Hip

What are Bursae? A bursa is a fluid-filled space that acts as a cushion between tendons, bone, and skin. Bursae help your joints move with ease. There are over 150 bursae in your body. Several are found around the outer area of the hip near the portion of your thigh...

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20 Tips to Help You Prepare for Joint Replacement Surgery

20 Tips to Help You Prepare for Joint Replacement Surgery

Getting physically and psychologically ready for joint replacement surgery can be an intense process. Those who are better prepared tend to achieve better results. Here are 20 tips for achieving optimal results: Find an experienced surgeon – Your orthopaedic surgeon...

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Understanding Osteonecrosis | Dr. Brad Larson

Understanding Osteonecrosis | Dr. Brad Larson

Understanding Osteonecrosis What is osteonecrosis (ON)? Osteonecrosis is a disease that results from a loss of blood supply to the bone. Without adequate blood flow, sections of bone eventually die, weaken, and collapse. Medical experience has shown that wherever...

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Meniscus Tears

What is the meniscus and how can it be injured? The knee joint is surrounded by a layer of articular cartilage that caps the ends of the femur (thigh bone) and tibia (shin bone). Another cartilage component, called the meniscus, forms an extra cushion where the leg...

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Trampoline Related Injuries

Trampoline Related Injuries

Introduction The trampoline was developed and patented in 1936 by George Nissen, a circus acrobat. The device became widely used during WWII by the United States and Royal Air forces to condition and train fighter pilots. Now, the octagonal toy is a common find in...

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Total Knee Replacement: Miracle Patient

A sweet 71 year old woman came to see Dr. Larson for her terrible knee arthritis. She had been using a walker for over 3 years. Her knee deformity became so severe that she could hardly walk. Her right knee was “knock-knee” or genu valgus deformity. Dr. Larson has...

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Osteoporosis | Orthopaedic Surgeon Logan, UT

Osteoporosis | Orthopaedic Surgeon Logan, UT

Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones grow fragile and porous over time, making them more likely to break. Often known as the “silent disease,” osteoporosis is painless and many people don’t even know they have it. Sometimes the only symptom is a dull...

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Minimally Invasive Knee Joint Replacement

Minimally Invasive Knee Joint Replacement

A Giant Step Forward in Knee Replacement MIS Knee Joint Replacement is a giant step forward in knee replacement for a number of reasons, which may include a shorter hospital stay, less blood loss1 and potentially less scarring. As you review this website, make a note...

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Computer Assisted Surgery

Computer Assisted Surgery

A Giant Step Forward in Joint Replacement Total hip replacement surgery with the Stryker Navigation System If you’re reading this website, chances are you (or a loved one) are considering or preparing for joint replacement surgery. As you read, make a note of anything...

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Total Knee Implants Designed With Women in Mind

Total Knee Implants Designed With Women in Mind

Total knee replacement is one of the safest and most successful types of surgery; in well over 90% of cases, it is complication-free and results in significant pain relief and restoration of mobility.1 Stryker’s Triathlon® Knee System represents the contribution of...

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