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When Your Doctor Might Want You to Have a Fluoroscopy Exam
X-rays are the workhorses of imaging inside your body. They’ve been a routine tool to help diagnose medical problems for nearly 100 years, and they’re...
Jun 08
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These Steps Can Help You Get Home Sooner After Joint Replacement
If you need joint replacement surgery, you probably would like to get home as soon as possible afterward. That way, you can sleep in your own bed and recover...
May 29
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Could My Herniated Disc Lead to Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES)?
In your teens, back pain was nothing more than a myth. In your 20s and 30s, your back only hurt after a day of heavy yard work. By the time you hit your...
May 27
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Here’s What You Should Know About Bone-Weakening Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is a disease that makes your bones porous, thinner and weaker. It doesn’t cause pain, but if you develop osteoporosis, you could break a bone...
May 20 1
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Need Help Walking? Here’s How to Choose the Right Walker
If you’re having trouble walking, using a walker may help keep you safe and improve your mobility. But it can be hard to decide if you need a walker. And...
May 06
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Does Your Elbow Injury Mean You Need Tommy John Surgery?
If you’re even a casual baseball fan, you’ve probably heard of Tommy John surgery. It’s a procedure that repairs the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in...
May 03
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Tailor’s Bunion: The Hard Bump on Your Pinky Toe
Most of us are familiar with bunions, the bony growths on the outside of the feet near the big toe. But did you know you can get bunionettes too? While...
Apr 18
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Bad Posture Can Harm Your Health. Here’s How You Can Correct It
Whether you’re sitting, standing or walking, your body will feel better if you use good posture. “Good posture places less stress and strain on your joints...
Apr 11
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How Hands-On Osteopathic Manipulation Treatment Could Improve Your Health
If you are suffering from musculoskeletal injuries, experiencing pain, or need to improve your flexibility or reduce inflammation, you may have considered...
Apr 08
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What You Should Know About Arthritis
We often use the word “arthritis” as a shorthand term for “osteoarthritis.” That’s a type of arthritis where people—usually older people—have joint stiffness...
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