Results for "Orthopedics"

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How Jaw Problems Could Be Causing Your Headache Pain
Below your ears, on each side of your face, you have a temporomandibular joint (TMJ). This joint connects your lower jaw to your upper jaw with tendons,...
Sep 19
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How to Tell if Sciatica Is Triggering the Pain in Your Back
If you have pain that runs from your lower back through your buttock, down your leg and into your ankle or foot, it could be sciatica. Sciatica is a medical...
Sep 13
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How to Help Your Joints Heal and Keep Them Healthy
When your joints work well, you may hardly think about them. You unscrew the lid from a jar, walk down a flight of stairs, or reach to take a book down...
Sep 04
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Four Ways to Support Your Ankles During Exercise
A misstep or quick pivot during a basketball game and pop! goes your ankle. Sometimes you’re able to walk off the pain of an ankle sprain or injury, other...
Aug 17
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If Your Joints Ache, Can Glucosamine Help Ease the Pain?
Joint pain makes almost everything you do more difficult. The stiffness, swelling and aching can start when you get out of bed, worsen as you walk or climb...
Jul 27
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The Best Ways to Prevent Wear and Tear on Your Spine
Sometimes, it seems like just about anything you do can trigger back pain. Picking up a child, unloading the dishwasher, or even sleeping in the wrong...
Jul 13
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Who's at Risk for Jumper's Knee? (Hint: Not Just Athletes)
If you notice pain between your kneecap and shinbone, it could be jumper’s knee, or patellar tendinitis. With jumper’s knee, the tendon that attaches to...
Jul 08
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Walk Your Way to Better Health with These Tips
During any given day we walk. We walk to the kitchen for coffee. We walk the dog. We may even walk to work. But did you know that doing this simple act...
Jun 24
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Is My Child at Risk for Osgood Schlatter Disease?
If your teen is complaining about sore knees after basketball practice, they’re not alone. In fact, Osgood Schlatter Disease (OSD) is an extremely common...
Jun 22
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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