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Acute Injury Recovery: R.I.C.E. vs. R.A.C.E

We’ve all heard the R.I.C.E. acronym when it comes to acute injuries. Rest, ice, compress, elevate. For years this has been the accepted practice for acute injuries.

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Did you know you don’t need to go to a hospital to have surgery?

So you’ve been diagnosed with an orthopedic issue and your provider tells you the treatment is surgery. Maybe you need an ACL repair, or perhaps to finally have your wrist fixed so you can type without pain again.

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Avoid Injuries: Fall Cleanup Edition

Living in Maine, we have the luxury of witnessing the beauty of autumn. Our skylines fill with vibrant colors as the leaves change, preparing for winter.

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ACL Injury Update! Interview with Orthopedic Specialist Dr. Eric Hoffman

Dr. Eric Hoffman discusses managing patients with ACL injuries before, during, and after surgery on the podcast Ortho EVAL Pal with Paul Marquis.

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Safety Tips for Shoveling

Snow season has officially hit Maine, which means if you haven't already, you will surely need to move snow out of your way soon. Shoveling snow is a very physical and tedious task. It's important that as you shovel, you remember the below tips to avoid any unwanted injuries.

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Finding the right hiking shoe for you

Boots are probably a hikers most critical piece of equipment. The right pair will help you glide down the trail with a smile on your face, while poor-quality boots will have you gritting your teeth with every footfall.

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