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  • Will Your Kid Play School Sports This Fall? Here`s Some Guidance On Doing It Safely

    Will Your Kid Play School Sports This Fall? Here`s Some Guidance On Doing It Safely
    Source:
    Medical Xpress

    If you're thinking about letting your child resume sports while the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage, a leading pediatricians' group says there are a few things you should consider.

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  • Do I Have A Torn Ligament?

    Do I Have A Torn Ligament?
    Source:
    ASSH Handcare

    A torn ligament can happen in conjunction with a sprained wrist, typically when the wrist is bent backwards forcefully or put into an awkward position. This can happen during any sport such as gymnastics, soccer, football, etc. or simply during a fall. Ligaments are bands of tough connective tissue that connect two bones or hold together a joint.

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  • What You Should Know About Torn Bicep Tendon Injuries

    What You Should Know About Torn Bicep Tendon Injuries
    Source:
    Verywell Health

    A biceps tendon injury is a tear or rupture of connective tissue that connects the biceps muscle of the upper arm to bones at either the shoulder (proximal tendon) or elbow (distal tendon). Proximal tears are more common than distal tears and usually are the the result of chronic overuse or an acute injury, such as a direct blow to the shoulder or falling onto an outstretched arm.

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  • What Jobs Are Toughest On The Knees?

    What Jobs Are Toughest On The Knees
    Source:
    HealthDay

    Based on a review of 71 studies that included nearly one million workers, the riskiest occupations include agriculture, construction, mining, service jobs and housekeeping. And jobs that demand excessive kneeling, squatting, standing, lifting and climbing stairs all increase your odds.

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  • In Many Cases, Hip Replacement Also Eases Back Pain

    In Many Cases, Hip Replacement Also Eases Back Pain
    Source:
    HealthDay

    If you have a bad hip and lower back pain, a new study suggests that hip replacement surgery may solve both issues at once.

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  • Physical Therapy For A Pectoralis Major Tear

    Physical Therapy For A Pectoralis Major Tear
    Source:
    Verywell Health

    A torn or ruptured pectoralis muscle can limit your ability to engage in normal work and recreational activities. It can limit arm use, and may cause significant pain. If you have ruptured or torn your pectoralis major muscle in your chest, you may benefit from physical therapy (PT) to help you recover.

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  • Improved MRI scans could aid in development of arthritis treatments

    Improved MRI scans could aid in development of arthritis treatments
    Source:
    Medical Xpress

    An algorithm that analyzes MRI images and automatically detects small changes in knee joints over time could be used in the development of new treatments for arthritis.

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  • Stay at home but don't stay still,' researchers recommend

    Stay at home but don't stay still,' researchers recommend
    Source:
    EurekAlert

    "The adverse side effects of the social isolation measures implemented to combat COVID-19 include an increase in sedentary behavior and physical inactivity, which can contribute to a deterioration in cardiovascular health even in the short term. Older people and people with chronic diseases tend to be most affected."

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  • DIABETES IS RISK FACTOR FOR INFECTION AFTER ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY

    DIABETES IS RISK FACTOR FOR INFECTION AFTER ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY
    Source:
    Orthopedics This Week

    To better understand the complication risks after elbow arthroscopy, in the study“Complication of Elbow Arthroscopy in a Community-Based Practice,” researchers analyzed outcomes at a large community practice with multiple surgeons.

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  • Rehabilitation exercises for a sprained ankle

    Rehabilitation exercises for a sprained ankle
    Source:
    Healio

    While sprained ankles need time to heal, it is also important to strengthen the muscles around the ankle to help it recover and prevent further sprains.

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