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Reduce Back Pain While Getting Better ZZZZ’s

For those who suffer from back pain, finding the most comfortable sleeping position can be difficult. Mattresses, pillows, and sleeping positions are all factors in a good night’s sleep with back pain, and there are ideal sleeping positions for...

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Nonsurgical Treatment Options for Back Pain

Many people experience back pain at some point in their lives. However surgery is not always needed to relieve chronic back pain. There are many nonsurgical treatment options that quickly and effectively treat back, neck, and spine pain.

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Walk Your Arthritis Pain Away

Osteoarthritis of the knee, often referred to as wear-and-tear arthritis, is a condition in which the cartilage within your knee wears away.

When your cartilage begins to wear away, the bones of your knees rub more closely against one...

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Easing Into Activity Following Knee Replacement

The recovery time from a knee replacement procedure varies for each patient based on the patient’s overall health, type of procedure, and activity level prior to surgery.

When the procedure is complete and patients have returned home...

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Are You Ready for Joint Replacement?

Although joint replacement surgery is a major procedure, if you’re experiencing the following signs, you may be ready for a joint replacement.

  • You’re experiencing joint pain that keeps you awake, or awakens you, at...
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Treatment Options for Meniscus Tears

In young athletes, most injuries to the meniscus are a result of trauma. The menisci are vulnerable to injuries in which there is both compression and twisting across the knee. Meniscus tears are common in contact sports, like football, as well...

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How to Avoid a Pulled Muscle

A pulled muscle occurs when the muscle is strained or stretched too far, creating small tears within the muscle. This generates aching, tightening, and stiffening in the muscle, which can be extremely uncomfortable and painful. The hamstring is...

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Avoid Shoulder Injuries This Season

The shoulder is composed of the shoulder blade (scapula), collarbone (clavicle), and upper arm bone (humerus). With two joints (the glenohumeral and the acromioclavicular), the shoulder is widely considered to be the most unstable joint. It can...

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Ankle Sprains

An ankle sprain is a very common and easily incurred injury. It is so common that approximately 25,000 people sprain their ankle every day. Ligaments in the ankle hold the...
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How Do Meniscus Tears Affect Athletes?

In young athletes, most injuries to the meniscus are a result of trauma. The menisci are vulnerable to injuries in which there is both compression and twisting across the knee....
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