Results for "Orthopedics"

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Bad Vehicle Injury? You May Need Microvascular Flap Surgery.
If you’ve had an accident that’s caused extreme tissue damage — the kind that store-bought products can’t fix — then microvascular flap surgery might be...
Dec 29
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‘Getting a Grip’ on Trigger Finger and Dupuytren’s Contracture
Do some of your fingers not have the same range of motion they once did? Maybe they’re beginning to curl inward a bit more. Do you feel resistance when...
Dec 28
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A Muscle You Probably Never Heard of Could Be Causing Your Hip Pain
When you think of your glutes, you’re probably thinking of your gluteus maximus muscles. Those are the big muscles found in your buttocks that power you...
Dec 08
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The Holiday Health Risk You Probably Don’t Expect
When you think of holiday health risks, a few things probably come to mind. Overindulging in rich foods can lead to health problems. Drinking too much...
Nov 30
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What the ‘Shopping Cart Sign’ Can Tell You About Your Back Pain
As you get older, you’re more likely to develop back problems. And sometimes, it can be tricky to uncover what’s causing your symptoms. The “shopping cart...
Nov 14
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How to Find Out if Your Bones Are as Strong as They Should Be
As you get older, your bones can become thinner and weaker. That means you could be at a higher risk of developing osteoporosis or even fracturing a bone. A...
Nov 05
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That ‘Funny Bone’ Feeling: Is It Cubital Tunnel Syndrome?
We’ve all tweaked our funny bone. It’s not exactly a great feeling, is it? When this happens, that painful sensation running up to your hand is an irritated...
Nov 01
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Here’s What You Can Do if Your Crooked Toes Bother You
If your toes are crooked, you might not like their appearance. But crooked toes aren’t just a cosmetic problem. Crooked toes can rub against your shoes...
Oct 25
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For Seniors: A Checklist for Good Health
Staying healthy is important at any age, but for seniors, it is even more important for living a long, happy and active life. Here is a quick checklist...
Oct 18
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Nerve Transfer Surgery: When and Why You Might Need It
If you were to take all the nerves in your body’s nervous system, stretch them out and place them end to end, they’d be more than 40 miles long. That’s...
Oct 13