Supplements to Take for Healthier Bones

August 12, 2015

The American diet is a leading source of obesity and a range of other health problems, including poor bone health. A 2014 study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research found that 54 million Americans older than age...

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Relieving Pain in the Balls of Your Feet

February 25, 2015

Any kind of foot pain can impact your mobility and quality of life. Metatarsalgia, which involves pain in the ball of the foot, is an example. Metatarsalgia is actually a symptom rather than an injury. There are a number of...

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Why Cracking Your Own Neck is Bad!

February 11, 2015

We’ve all seen people “crack” their necks to try to relieve pain or stiffness. When you crack your neck, the action releases gas or fluid from the joints surrounding the neck. The cracking, or cavitation, usually makes you feel better...

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Key Things To Consider Before Preparing for Surgery

January 21, 2015

Surgery is often a life-changing event for patients who have struggled with a chronic health condition or pain for any length of time. It can also be a time for nerves and stress. However, when patients are prepared for surgery, they...

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Why Physical Therapy Is Beneficial

January 14, 2015

Physiotherapy, which aims to restore movement and/or function after an injury, illness or disability, has numerous different benefits. While many think of physical therapists as dealing mainly with musculoskeletal problems, they can work with a wide range of conditions and highly...

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What Does Spinal Surgery Correct?

October 29, 2014

There are numerous types of spinal surgeries that can be used to treat a variety of conditions. Here, our orthopedic surgery experts will discuss some of the most common conditions requiring spinal surgery and briefly explain how these disorders can be corrected...

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Common Gymnastics Injuries

October 22, 2014

Gymnastics is a highly technical and demanding sport, which is associated with a high rate of injury. In fact, more than 80,000 gymnastics-related sports injuries are treated each year in the U.S. alone. While the majority of these injuries are overuse...

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Who Should Have a Hip Replacement?

October 1, 2014

Each year, approximately 290,000 hip replacement surgeries are conducted in the United States alone. Since the procedure was first performed in 1960, advances in the surgical techniques and materials used have made it one of the most successful and effective orthopedic...

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