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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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Vitamin Supplements for Arthritis and Orthopedic Pain

Modern medicine, though extremely effective and precise, has frequently downplayed the utility of vitamin and mineral supplements in the treatment and management of a variety of health conditions. For individuals suffering from the chronic pain and inflammation associated with arthritis, 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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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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Joint Pain: Treatment Options Before Surgery

Pain in the joints can have a variety of causes. For some, the pain is caused by an impact, repetitive stress, or another injury. For others, chronic joint pain can be a symptom of a condition like arthritis. Joint pain more »

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Nutrition for the Female Athlete

Women who participate in sports work hard to improve their strength, endurance, and fitness levels. But, while we spend hours devoted to fitness, we often overlook an equally important component to athletic training: nutrition. Female athletes often fail to provide 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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