Results for "Orthopedics"

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Understanding SLAP Tears
SLAP tears are among the most common shoulder injuries, especially for athletes who perform a lot of overhead arm motions like baseball, basketball and...
Jun 04
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Could Removing Some Nerves Eliminate Your Arthritis Pain?
If you have osteoarthritis, you’ve probably tried the first-line treatments—pain medications, anti-inflammatory pills, creams and injections. They can...
May 31
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Shoulder Instability: Getting Back into the Swing of Things
Whether you are an athlete or not, a lot hinges on your shoulder (get it!?). Jokes aside, you’ll have a hard time lifting a barbell, not to mention picking...
May 26
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What It Could Mean When Your Hip Snaps, Clicks or Pops
You get up from a chair or out of bed and you feel and hear it—a snapping or clicking in your hip joint. The technical term for it is coxa saltans, but...
May 22
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Got Joint Pain? Nine Tips for Safe Pain Management
Aging gracefully can sometimes be a pain … in your joints, that is. Over the years, your joints have provided you much-needed support to move, jump and...
May 17
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Swim, Swim, Swim for Your Joints and Heart
“No Pain, No Gain!” Exercise culture is full of popular maxims that inspire, motivate… and sometimes hurt you. If you are returning from every jog with...
May 10
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5 Reasons Why Your Spine Loves Yoga
As kids, we were indestructible. We fell over all the time, but we bounced right back up every time. Watching your kids today, you may long for your more...
May 04
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Caring for a New Baby? Watch Out for Mommy Thumb
You prepared yourself—at least as much as you could—for all of the changes that come with taking care of a new baby. You decorated a nursery, stocked up...
May 02
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Your Joint Replacement Needs to Be Replaced. What Happens Next?
Maybe you had a knee replaced, and it’s starting to hurt when you go up or down stairs. Maybe it was your shoulder, and it bothers you when you take a...
May 01
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Osteopenia: When You Have Weak Bones
Osteoporosis is often a condition associated with aging, but there’s another condition that you may not be aware of that can affect your bones as well....
Apr 20