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  • The importance of stretching throughout your workday

    With some gyms closed and a number of people working from home, the COVID-19 pandemic has made it more difficult for many people to get in their daily workout. Sedentary behavior, including sitting for long periods of time, can contribute to adverse health effects

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  • What to know about tightness in the knee

    A feeling of tightness or stiffness in the knee can occur as a result of overuse, injury, or age-related wear and tear.

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  • Hip fracture risk linked to nanoscale bone inflexibility

    The study led by Imperial College London found that flexibility, as well as density, in the bone nanostructure is an important factor in assessing how likely someone is to suffer fractures.

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  • Return to sporting activity after ulnar nerve transposition for isolated neuritis in competitive overhead athletes

    Although ulnar neuritis can occur secondary to ulnar collateral ligament pathology, stress fractures, and traction apophysitis, isolated ulnar nerve dysfunction can lead to medial elbow pain. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the short-term outcomes of overhead athletes undergoing anterior ulnar nerve transposition for ulnar neuropathy.

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  • Rehabilitation exercises for a sprained ankle

    While sprained ankles need time to heal, it is also important to strengthen the muscles around the ankle to help it recover and prevent further sprains.

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  • Does Medicare Cover Shoulder Replacement Surgery?

    Because Medicare doesn’t typically cover elective surgeries, you may be concerned that you’ll have to live with pain or pay for the surgery out of pocket. But Medicare will, in fact, pay for a portion of the costs if your doctor states that shoulder replacement surgery is medically necessary in your specific case.

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  • Patients Can Return to Work and Sports 5 Years after Superior Capsule Reconstruction

    The arthroscopic superior capsule reconstruction (SCR) surgical technique is intended as an option for restoring superior shoulder stability, muscle balance, and shoulder function in patients with irreparable rotator cuff tears.

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  • Torn Elbow Biceps Tendon

    Injuries to the distal biceps tendon are not uncommon. Most often occurring in middle-aged men, these injuries often occur when lifting heavy objects. Over 90 percent of distal biceps tendon tears occur in men.

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  • What to know about MCL tears

    A tear to the medial collateral ligament in the knee can cause pain, swelling, and a lack of stability in the knee. Treatment is usually with ice, a knee brace, and physical therapy. Surgery may be necessary in rare cases.

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  • What Causes Tendon Inflammation?

    Tendons are thick cords that join your muscles to your bones. When tendons become irritated or inflamed, the condition is called tendinitis. Tendinitis causes acute pain and tenderness, making it difficult to move the affected joint.

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