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Busted Ankle? What’s Better, a Cast or Brace?

Busted Ankle? What’s Better, a Cast or Brace?

Modern, flexible boots may be just as good as old-school plaster casts when it comes to treating broken ankles, new research suggests. Often related to sports, traffic accidents or falls, broken ankles can be simple breaks in one bone or more complicated fractures...

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DIY Projects Can Be Prime Time for Foot Injuries

DIY Projects Can Be Prime Time for Foot Injuries

When you tackle home and yard projects this summer, be sure to protect your feet and ankles. "Feet may be the last thing people think about while working on home-improvement projects, but we see so many different types of foot and ankle injuries in our office -- many...

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No Evidence Muscle Relaxants Can Ease Low Back Pain

No Evidence Muscle Relaxants Can Ease Low Back Pain

Although tens of millions of Americans turn to muscle relaxants for lower back pain relief, a new Australian review finds little evidence that such drugs actually work. That's the conclusion of a deep-dive into 31 prior investigations, which collectively enlisted more...

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4 COMMON ACL TEAR SYMPTOMS & WHEN TO SEEK TREATMENT

4 COMMON ACL TEAR SYMPTOMS & WHEN TO SEEK TREATMENT

ACL tears are common in physical activities that involve quick stops, changes in direction, or direct contact with the knee. Knowing the symptoms of ACL tears can help you recognize an injury and prevent it from getting worse. Explore our guide to learn how to tell if...

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How to Manage Arthritis Pain Without Surgery

How to Manage Arthritis Pain Without Surgery

Many types of arthritis can be managed effectively without surgery. Try these six at-home methods first. Arthritis symptoms range from an occasional mild ache to debilitating pain. Osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis, develops when the cushion of...

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EXPLORE WHAT A TFCC TEAR IS AND HOW IT’S TREATED

EXPLORE WHAT A TFCC TEAR IS AND HOW IT’S TREATED

Triangular fibrocartilage complex tears are painful and can affect a person’s ability to use their hand or wrist. But what is a TFCC tear exactly? And how is this injury treated? Understanding what this injury is and how to identify its symptoms can help you resume a...

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Your Guide to Injury-Free Hiking

Your Guide to Injury-Free Hiking

Before you take off on the trail, follow these precautions to protect yourself from injury. Hiking is a wonderful way to exercise any time of year. Not only is it a great aerobic, heart-healthy workout, you get to enjoy the beauty of nature rather than being cooped up...

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How to Reduce Joint Inflammation

How to Reduce Joint Inflammation

Pain and swelling due to joint inflammation can often be remedied with at-home treatments and lifestyle adjustments. When your joints become damaged due to an injury or chronic condition like arthritis, blood rushes to the area and your immune system releases...

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Preventing Orthopedic Injuries At Home

Preventing Orthopedic Injuries At Home

After a year of working from home, Americans are seeing a rise in back and shoulder injuries. Here’s how to address these common orthopedic problems. As the pandemic continues to reshape daily life, many people are recognizing the drawbacks of setting up an in-house...

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