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Athlete Hygiene

Athlete-Hygiene
Athletes become patients when they get hurt. If and when they need surgery, it becomes obvious which athletes have cared for their bodies well and which have not—in which case trying to sterilize the injured area can be a challenge. Here are some tips to keep you clean from toe to head.

Surgical infections: Evolving Solutions.

Infections, fortunately, are uncommon in elective orthopaedic surgery.
Doctor, will I get an infection from surgery? If I do, then what? This is a question your surgeon never wants to hear, much less have to answer. Why? Because no one knows the answer for sure. Here’s why, and what to do if infection happens.

Surgery can make you worse

Orthopedic Surgery Team San Francisco
Why the dire warning? Because stuff happens and each person heals a little differently. Sometimes the best efforts to repair a problem can in fact make it a lot worse. Let's look at some of our worst nightmares.
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