Dr. Kearse works with patients to develop a treatment program that best suits their current condition. In addition to operative treatment, Dr. Kearse often provides multiple non-operative interventions which include use of activity modifications, medications, injections, bracing, and therapy to get patients back to their lives. Click on the below tabs to learn more about his services.
Trauma is defined as a sudden incident causing physical injury. It is a broad term describing all types of injuries affecting the muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, nerves, blood vessels, or bones that most commonly occur during sports, exercise, or any other physical activity. Trauma may be a result of accidents, poor training practices, insufficient warm-up and stretching exercises, or from use of improper gear.
Arthritis is an inflammatory condition of the joints. There are several types of arthritis and the most common type is osteoarthritis or wear-and-tear arthritis. Arthritis affects various joints in the body and arthritis in the hand affects the joint at the base of the thumb. Arthritis may also affect the joints of other digits.
Sports injuries can occur during athletic activities, practices, or exercises. They may result from accidents, poor training practices, use of improper protective gear, lack of conditioning, and insufficient warm-up and stretching. They may be either be acute (sprains, fractures, and tears) or Chronic (tendonitis or overuse injuries).
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