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  • 5 knee braces to consider

    5 knee braces to consider
    Source:
    Medical News Today

    Knee braces can provide support to the knee joint. People may find these products beneficial following surgery or injury.

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  • New study pinpoints two separate mutation near GDF5 gene for osteoarthritis, hip dysplasia

    New study pinpoints two separate mutation near GDF5 gene for osteoarthritis, hip dysplasia
    Source:
    Medical Xpress

    The report details regulatory variants found near a gene, which plays a crucial role joint formation called GDF5. The study pinpoints two separate mutations near the gene, one that can cause knee osteoarthritis in older adults and another that can cause hip dysplasia in babies.

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  • Dissecting how pitching affects the glenohumeral joint

    Dissecting how pitching affects the glenohumeral joint
    Source:
    Orthopedics This Week

    A new study has tackled the subtle, but no less important topic of baseball pitching stressors on the glenohumeral joint. According to the study authors, “Long-term pitching activity changes the stress distribution across the glenohumeral joint surface; however, the influence of competitive level on stress-distribution patterns remains unclear.”

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  • Hip Dysplasia Risk Factors

    Hip Dysplasia Risk Factors
    Source:
    healthline

    Hip dysplasia is a condition where a person’s hip socket doesn’t completely cover the ball of one of their thigh bones. It’s usually something you’re born with, but there are some steps you can take to protect your child from developing this condition or making it worse. Ivanhoe reports.

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  • The Top 14 Foods and Supplements for Sports Injuries

    The Top 14 Foods and Supplements for Sports Injuries
    Source:
    healthline

    When it comes to sports and athletics, injuries are an unfortunate part of the game. Fortunately, certain foods and supplements may help reduce the amount of time your body needs to recover from a sports injury.

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  • The Top 14 Foods and Supplements for Sports Injuries

    The Top 14 Foods and Supplements for Sports Injuries
    Source:
    healthline

    When it comes to sports and athletics, injuries are an unfortunate part of the game. Fortunately, certain foods and supplements may help reduce the amount of time your body needs to recover from a sports injury.

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  • 5 Signs of a Thumb Sprain

    5 Signs of a Thumb Sprain
    Source:
    Handcare

    A sprained thumb is an injury to a ligament, which is a soft tissue that connects bones to each other at the joints to keep it stable, as opposed to a thumb fracture (break) which is an injury to the bone. The ulnar collateral ligament is the most injured ligament in the thumb. This particular ligament connects the thumb to the hand on the side closest to your index finger.

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  • What Surgery Works Best for Advanced Ankle Arthritis?

    What Surgery Works Best for Advanced Ankle Arthritis?
    Source:
    HealthDay

    For patients with severe ankle arthritis, total ankle replacement provides better function over the long haul than the traditional surgical treatment, a new study finds.

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  • Don’t let shoulder pain sideline your summer

    Don’t let shoulder pain sideline your summer
    Source:
    Cleveland Jewish News

    Shoulders are among the most frequently injured joints in the body, with the main culprit stemming from the rotator cuff, the part of the shoulder that allows you to lift and rotate your arms. Over 3 million Americans each year are affected by rotator cuff problems.

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  • Knee Pain and Function: Nonoperative Approaches to Managing Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

    Knee Pain and Function: Nonoperative Approaches to Managing Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
    Source:
    Practical Pain Management

    Physical rehabilitation and osteopathic manipulative techniques can treat different aspects of “runner’s knee,” to alleviate tight muscles and tender points within the joint or muscle and increase range of motion.

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