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Arthritis Diagnosis

Arthritis Diagnosis

Diagnosing arthritis may be difficult. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis. Many symptoms are similar among the different conditions affecting the joints. Arthritis may be generally categorized into the following groups: degenerative arthritis,...

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The Best Ways to Treat, Prevent Tendonitis

The Best Ways to Treat, Prevent Tendonitis

Tennis elbow, quarterback shoulder, and jumper's knee are forms of tendonitis, a painful but preventable injury. Tendonitis is your body's way of telling you, "Enough! You're putting too much stress on this muscle and joint." Tendons are connective tissues that hold...

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1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC

1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC

Arthritis is expanding its grip on Americans, with 24 million adults limited in their everyday activities because of the debilitating joint disease, U.S. health officials say. Overall, 54 million adults -- or one in four -- report an arthritis diagnosis. And the...

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Whiplash Injury

Whiplash Injury

What is a whiplash? Whiplash is an injury to your neck. It is caused by your neck bending forcibly forward and then backward, or vice versa. The injury, which is poorly understood, usually involves the muscles, discs, nerves, and tendons in your neck. What causes a...

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DO vs MD – What’s the Difference?

DO vs MD – What’s the Difference?

If you’re trying to determine the difference between an MD and a DO, you almost certainly fit into one of two categories. You’re either a student considering a career in medicine or a patient wondering what exactly the difference is. What is an MD? When most people...

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1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC

1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC

Arthritis is expanding its grip on Americans, with 24 million adults limited in their everyday activities because of the debilitating joint disease, U.S. health officials say. Overall, 54 million adults -- or one in four -- report an arthritis diagnosis. And the...

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Preventing Sports Injuries

Preventing Sports Injuries

Exercise is good for the body and with the proper precautions, sports injuries can often be prevented. The quality of protective equipment - padding, helmets, shoes, mouth guards - have helped to improve the safety in sports. But, you can still be susceptible to...

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Stress Fractures in Young Athletes

Competitive sports can give some young athletes an edge over their peers. When fun, teamwork, and good sportsmanship are the top goals, sports can improve young kids' physical and emotional health, self-esteem, and even their relationship skills. Unfortunately, young...

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Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of Hip Fracture

Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of Hip Fracture

Hip fractures are serious injuries, especially in seniors. Falls are a prime cause. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons offers this advice on reducing your risk: Keep your home clear of clutter, making sure it is well lit. Install grab bars in bathrooms. Get...

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Joints That Make Those Popping or Cracking Sounds

Joints That Make Those Popping or Cracking Sounds

If you've ever heard a loud pop as you bent down to pick something up, you'll be relieved to know that it's normal for your joints to make popping and cracking noises. These sounds can be caused by a number of things, including when soft tissues -- such as tendons and...

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