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Common Basketball Injuries

Basketball is a popular sport played throughout the country by professionals, student athletes, and laypeople alike. Fun as it may be, basketball has been known to produce any number of  injuries. Five common injuries specific to basketball include: Ankle Sprains. more »

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Tendonitis Treatments: What You Can Do

Tendonitis, a condition in which the tissue connecting the muscle and bone becomes inflamed, a painful issue that impacts many.  A tendon, a tough and flexible band of fibrous tissue, can become inflamed when movement of the tendon becomes impaired. more »

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Improving Posture: A Few Simple Steps

Poor posture has many detrimental effects on the body. Individuals often experience chronic pain in the back, neck, and shoulders, digestive issues, stiffness, and fatigue.  Poor posture can also lead to nerve compression, muscle atrophy, carpal tunnel syndrome, and sciatica. more »

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A Guide to Bone Spurs

Bone spurs, or osteophytes, are an excess growth of bone around a vertebral body.  Problems occur due to the pain and inflammation caused by bone spurs rubbing against ligaments, nerves, and other bones.  Eventually, with increased growth, nerve roots can more »

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What Smartphones are Doing to Our Hands

Smartphones have become so pervasive; it’s almost as if they are an extension of our bodies. With built-in fitness apps, instant access to personal social networks and support, and the ability to retrieve all the knowledge of the world wide more »

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Pinky Injuries: Causes and Treatment

Breaking or fracturing of the pinky is an all too common injury that should not be taken lightly. Because of the location of the pinky, it is often possible for the hand to continue to function close to normally in more »

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Just Keep Running: Tips for Your Winter Cardio Routine

The benefits of running, jogging, or walking to your health and wellbeing seem endless. Although it might be tempting to take the winter off from your running routine, the colder months are one of the most important times of the more »

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Growth Plate Fractures: What are They?

Because their bones are still growing and strengthening, children are at increased risk for orthopedic injuries. A common injury sustained by children is known as a growth plate fracture. Growth plates are found at either end of the long bones more »

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From Morning Stiffness to Surgery

Millions of Americans suffer from from some degree of hip pain. You may have noticed a stiffness or discomfort in your hips in the morning, or experienced achiness or soreness after activities such as walking or jogging. This pain can more »

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Jumper’s Knee: Prevention and Treatment

It’s no wonder that children are so often associated with running, jumping, and being active. There’s just something about that youthful energy that demands to be put into motion. However, active children and adolescents are also at risk of knee more »

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