Results for "Orthopedics"

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A Detailed Guide to Preventing and Treating Golfer’s Elbow
Any time you repeat the same motion over and over, you put yourself at risk for an overuse injury. When you play golf, swinging the club could cause golfer’s...
Dec 02
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Does Your Pain Mean It’s Time for a Knee Replacement?
If your knees ache and you’re not always able to do the things you want to do, you may wonder if it’s time for knee replacement surgery. It can be a great...
Nov 18
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That Pain at the Back of Your Foot Could Be Achilles Tendonitis
You probably learned about your Achilles tendon back in school. It’s the tendon on the back of your leg that connects your calf muscle to your heel bone....
Oct 23
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What Is Laparoscopic Surgery?
You’ve been given the news you need laparoscopic surgery to repair an injury. You want to finally feel better, but the idea of “going under the knife”...
Oct 07
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Bone Spurs: What to Know About This Confusing and Tricky Condition
If you’ve ever had an X-ray, there’s a good chance you’ve seen a bone spur. They are bony growths that develop at the spot where a tendon attaches to a...
Oct 03
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Lower Back Pain: Could My Active Child Have Spondylolysis?
Lower back pain is the most common health problem among older adults. While this is a sad but true state of affairs for us adults, what about lower back...
Sep 22
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Those Aches in Your Hands Could Be Arthritis. Here’s What Can Help
Maybe one day you wake up with an ache in your fingers or at the base of your thumb. Or you feel a stab of pain when you pick up a dinner plate, cut your...
Sep 20
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5 Ways Your High Heels Can Harm Your Feet and Body
High heels have been around for centuries. It’s believed high-heeled shoes were first worn in the 10th century by Persian military to keep their shoes...
Sep 17
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Take These 4 Steps Before You Undergo Elective Surgery
When you are dealing with health problems, there are times when surgery is your only option. For example, your appendix might rupture and need to be removed,...
Sep 12
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Why You Shouldn’t Confuse Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Spinal Cord Compression
If you notice weakness, pain, numbness or tingling in your hands or fingers, or trouble with your dexterity, you might think you have carpal tunnel syndrome....
Sep 09