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  • Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    The temperature is dropping and snow will be here before you know it. The colder it gets, the more you notice that your hands start to feel stiff and swollen, you lose flexibility in your wrist and fingers, and you have a sharp pain in your arm. You try to ignore the pain, thinking that’ll go away. Unfortunately, it doesn’t. These are the signs of carpal tunnel syndrome. While carpal tunnel can hinder your life at any time of the year, it is commonly worse in the cold months.

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  • Orthopaedic Shoulder Care

    Orthopaedic Shoulder Care

    Maybe you fall and injure your shoulder? Or maybe you develop a nagging pain in your shoulder and find it hard to do everyday tasks? Either way, you’re told to see an orthopaedic surgeon. You do a quick Google search and see that Prairie Orthopaedic & Plastic Surgery in Lincoln, NE is a top result.

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  • What Can Physical Therapy Do For You

    What Can Physical Therapy Do For You

    As the world continues to navigate COVID-19, it’s more important than ever that you stay active and moving. Without proper physical activity, it can lead to a reduced quality of life. Encouraged movement can help prevent injury, relieve pain, treat a chronic condition or injury, and regain control of your life. We’d like to recognize those who help our patients do just that — our physical therapists.

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  • Do’s and Don’ts of Caring for a Broken Bone

    Do’s and Don’ts of Caring for a Broken Bone

    Injuries often happen when you least expect them, which probably means you won't know how to handle that situation in the moment. Broken bones are one of the most common injuries likely caused by a fall, car accident, playing sports, etc. A break happens whenever there is trauma or pressure on the bone that exceeds the bone's ability to bend.

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  • What to Know About an ACL Tear

    What to Know About an ACL Tear

    Whether you’re an athlete who would like to get back to your sport, a construction worker who would like to get back to work, or someone who would like to just get back on their feet to do normal tasks, Prairie Orthopaedic & Plastic Surgery can help you return to your ideal activity level after an ACL tear.

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  • Rotator Cuff Tears 101

    Rotator Cuff Tears 101

    Rotator cuff tears are common and painful. It’s estimated that nearly 2 million people go to the doctor every year because of a rotator cuff problem. With a rotator cuff tear, your shoulder is weakened, making it difficult to perform daily tasks. It’s common to see an increase in shoulder injuries during the summer (e.g., playing more baseball, lifting more moving boxes, doing more construction work).

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  • How to Have an Injury-Free Summer

    How to Have an Injury-Free Summer

    Who doesn’t love summer? For kids, there’s no school, warm weather, and lots of outdoor sports and activities. While summer is full of fun, kids have an increased risk of getting injured during this time. Luckily, there are many ways to prevent most injuries that happen during the summer. In this blog,

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  • 5/21/21 – Mask Mandate Update

    Prairie Orthopaedic & Plastic Surgery, NE


    Although the Mask mandate has expired, the CD still recomends that all health care facilities continue to mask.


    we ask all patients to continue to mask in our office

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  • Daily Stretching Routine

    Daily Stretching Routine

    The importance of stretching every day should not be underestimated. Doing a full-body stretch can benefit you both physically and mentally. In this blog, we’ll discuss the benefits of having a daily stretching routine and recommend some stretching exercises to do on your own.

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  • Running Tips for National Runner’s Month

    Running Tips for National Runner’s Month

    Whether you’re a marathon pro or running newbie, May is a great time to set new goals and go the distance because it’s National Runner’s Month. As you take the next step, here are some useful tips to help you stay motivated and healthy during your running journey.

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