Results for "Orthopedics"

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How to Reduce Your Risk of Blood Clots After Orthopedic Surgery
There are many reasons you may need a joint replacement or orthopedic surgery. Your arthritis may have reached the point that you can’t walk your dog as...
Aug 24
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Plantar Fasciitis: How to Treat and Prevent Heel Pain
Have your mornings been starting off on the wrong, painful foot? Stabbing pain in your foot first thing in the morning wasn’t the wakeup call you were...
Jul 10
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Here’s What to Do When You Get a Stiff Neck
You probably know the feeling. You wake up in an uncomfortable position, spend a long time driving or sit in front of your computer for too long, and you...
Jul 09
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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