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  • When Is It Safe to Start Running After an Ankle Fracture?

    When Is It Safe to Start Running After an Ankle Fracture?
    Source:
    Verywell Health

    If you have suffered a fractured ankle and had to have surgery with plates and screws to reduce the fracture, you may wonder when you can return to running. Some amount of healing must take place initially, but over time, one of your goals may be to return to running after your fracture. Is there a safe way to determine when to start running after ankle surgery, and can a physical therapist help? How long does it take before you can hit the road and get back to running after an ankle fracture?

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  • What to know about shoulder impingement

    What to know about shoulder impingement
    Source:
    Medical News today

    Shoulder impingement, which people sometimes call swimmer's shoulder, is a condition that causes pain in the shoulder due to a tendon or bursa rubbing against the shoulder blade.

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  • Causes and treatments for burning in the knee

    Causes and treatments for burning in the knee
    Source:
    Medical News today

    Knee joints are under a lot of physical stress each day. It is very common to experience pain in one or both knees due to normal wear and tear, physical activity, or injury. Often, if a person has a knee injury or strain, the pain can feel as though it is burning.

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  • How to treat hip osteoarthritis

    How to treat hip osteoarthritis
    Source:
    Medical News today

    Osteoarthritis, sometimes called "wear and tear" arthritis, is a common degenerative condition. Doctors can treat osteoarthritis with medication and surgery. People can also manage their symptoms with different exercises and stretches.

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  • Skiing, Snowboarding Injuries Most Severe Among Younger Kids

    Skiing, Snowboarding Injuries Most Severe Among Younger Kids
    Source:
    US News

    Winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding are a great way to get kids active, but new research suggests extra safety measures may be in order for younger children.

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  • Osteoarthritis research: Hot mud and salt baths

    Osteoarthritis research: Hot mud and salt baths
    Source:
    Medical News Today

    Could hot mud treatments and sodium chloride mineral baths relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis? A small scale pilot study, although limited in scope, concludes that they are worth further investigation.

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  • Elbow Dislocation Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

    Elbow Dislocation Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
    Source:
    Verywell Health

    An elbow dislocation occurs when the upper arm and forearm get separated from their normal position. The bone of the upper arm (humerus) normally touching the bones of the forearm (the radius and ulna). When an elbow dislocation occurs, these bones are separated from their normal alignment. Elbow dislocations are the second most common joint dislocation, following shoulder dislocations.

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  • Protective mediators can help heal injured tendon cells by attacking inflammation

    Protective mediators can help heal injured tendon cells by attacking inflammation
    Source:
    Science Daily

    Tendon tears, both to the rotator cuff and Achilles heel, are common injuries, especially in aged individuals. Painful and disabling, they can adversely impact quality of life. New approaches are required to help patients suffering from chronic tendon injuries. A novel study identified mediators that promote resolution of inflammation as potential new therapeutics to push chronically injured tendons down an inflammation-resolving pathway.

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  • Is Partial Knee Replacement Right For You?

    Is Partial Knee Replacement Right For You?
    Source:
    Verywell Health

    The partial knee replacement surgical procedure has generated significant interest because it uses a smaller incision and has a faster recovery than full knee replacement surgery. Partial knee replacement is a type of and minimally invasive surgery. The idea is to remove only the most damaged areas of cartilage from the joint and leave any healthy parts of the joint for continued use.

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  • Heated suit simulates exercise benefits for people unable to take part in physical activity

    Heated suit simulates exercise benefits for people unable to take part in physical activity
    Source:
    Medical Xpress

    Scientists are testing a heated suit which replicates some benefits of exercise without the need for physical activity.

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