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Korsh Jafarnia, MD
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Don't let a kitchen mishap keep you from summer fun. Watch
Martha Stewart show how to avoid an increasingly common injury now known as “Avocado hand,” which occurs when the slicing knife slips into your hand while cutting into an avocado. According to news reports, the incident has become so widespread that doctors are calling for warning labels on avocados! http://www.today.com/video/avoid-avocado-hand-martha-stewart-shows-you-how-943986755823

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Research published in ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering reveals the secret behind the toughness of deer antlers and how they can resist breaking during fights. The findings provide new insights and fill a previous gap in the area of structural modelling of bone. It also opens up possibilities for the creation of a new generation of composite material that can resist damage - http://www.korshjafarniamd.com/healthcare-news/secret-behind-toughness-deer-antlers.php 
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5/5/17
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From the slopes to spring sports, new plantings and training for one of the biggest bike rides in Texas, the potential for overuse injuries is particularly high this time of year – following less active winter months.

Read our latest blog spotlighting some of the musculoskeletal injuries and conditions most commonly seen in the spring - http://korshjafarniamd.com/blog/what-spring-means-to-our-musculoskeletal-health/ 

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Keri's recovery, after a flesh-eating bacteria required a finger amputation, is featured on "AAOS, A Nation in Motion." Read her incredible story - http://www.anationinmotion.org/patient-story/new-patient-story-10/ 

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This past Saturday Drs. Korsh Jafarnia, Alex Schroeder and Peter Sabonghy – with the help of lots of residents -performed 940 physicals on Spring Branch ISD (SBISD) students. Thanks to all of the organizers committed to keeping kids healthy!
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4/10/17
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New research reveals impact of rotator cuff tendon overuse on surrounding tissue - http://www.korshjafarniamd.com/healthcare-news/study-rats-provides-insights-tendon-overuse-injuries.php
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Using a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease, researchers discover a link between early bone loss and brain degeneration that may begin to develop biomarkers and early treatments before symptoms of decline take hold - http://www.korshjafarniamd.com/healthcare-news/bone-loss-may-linked-alzheimers-disease.php 
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Researchers at Warwick University in the United Kingdom have developed a blood test that can provide an early diagnosis of osteoarthritis and distinguish it from rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory joint diseases, http://www.korshjafarniamd.com/healthcare-news/osteoarthritis-new-blood-test-detects-early-stages-study-finds.php 
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Dr. Jafarnia is named once again a Castle Connolly doctor, as designated by his peers - with special recognition in Hand Surgery!
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View a tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) repair
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