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Prevent Baseball Injuries This Season

As summer approaches, more children will be out on the baseball diamond. Unfortunately, the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission reports that more than 627,000 baseball-related injuries each year are treated in hospitals, doctors’...

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Is Holding Your Child Causing Hand & Wrist Pain?

If you are experiencing pain in your hand or wrist when holding your child, you may be suffering from a condition known as mommy’s thumb. Find out what causes this condition that...

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Avoid Exercise Injury

Exercising is an essential part of staying active and healthy. Unfortunately, it’s easy to push too hard during exercise, which can lead to injury. Here are some tips to remember while exercising to avoid injury.

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Tommy John Surgery Can Restore Stability for Elbow Patients

Tommy John was a pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team when, in the summer of 1974, an elbow injury made it impossible for him to continue pitching. It was an injury...

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Don’t Let Arthritis Stress You Out

Coping with stress properly is important. Research has implied that high levels of stress can cause headaches, disturb sleep, lead to high blood pressure, depression, and likely complicate other illnesses as well. Coping with stress properly...

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Ankle Replacement Surgery Treats Osteoarthritis

Most people today know someone who has had a hip or knee replaced. Major advancements have taken place over the years to make these artificial joints last longer and endure fewer complications. The same is true for ankle joint replacement at...

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What’s the Difference Between a Foot and Ankle Surgeon and a Podiatrist?

The foot and ankle is one of the more complex areas of the human skeletal system, and obtaining expertise in this...

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All About Knee Braces

Knee braces are used for a wide variety of problems and conditions and are available in two basic types: functional knee braces and prophylactic knee braces. How do they work? And do they help?

Functional...

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Knee Replacement: Signs & Symptoms

As the most common joint replacement procedure performed, there is extensive information available on the topic of knee replacements. However, most of the information provided will not...

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Common Running Injuries

Running is certainly a great form of exercise for most people, but injuries are always a possibility considering the wear on a runner’s joints (particularly the knee). Whether you...

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