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Sports Medicine Athletic Training in Montana

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Sports safety and the health of student athletes has increased over the past 20 years. The media and social media have heightened awareness of these safety concerns resulting in a rise of healthcare professionals in the high school and youth sports settings. • 48% of youth sport athletes have been found to have at least one injury during an athletic season. • 65% of injuries in youth sports are minor and if managed properly, will not become serious (Patel & Nelson, 2000).

What is Hand Therapy?

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Hand therapy is a specialty practice in orthopedics that focuses not only on the hand but can include the entire upper extremity. The overall goal of hand therapy is to restore as much return of hand/arm use as possible given the patient’s particular condition. Tim Tracy is a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) at Missoula Bone & Joint. Tim has over 30 years of experience as a CHT and what he still loves most about his job is the satisfaction of helping a patient achieve a great outcome.

Sports Physicals at Missoula Bone and Joint

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Fall sports will be here before you know it! Get ahead of the game and schedule your sports physical at Missoula Bone & Joint today. Dr. Rob Amrine is a Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician who provides comprehensive sports physicals for high school athletes. Check with your insurance to see if this service can be covered as part of an annual wellness visit for your child.

Caring for your cast

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Bone fractures are common but require immediate and direct medical intervention to set the course for successful long term healing. A bone can break if the external force is greater than the strength of the bone. The most common way to evaluate a fracture is with x-rays, which provide clear images of the bones. A fracture can heal successfully if the ends of the break are realigned and immobilized so that new bone healing can take place at the fracture site. A plaster or fiberglass cast is typically used to keep the broken ends in proper position while they heal.

Don't Let Pelvis Floor Issues Cause Embarrassing Leaks

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Have you ever heard a woman talk about how she experiences a small “leak” when laughing, sneezing, or coughing after childbirth? Perhaps you have experienced this yourself. What you or the person experiencing these “little accidents” should know is that this disorder can be cured. In fact, the cure rate is 80% to be exact.

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