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  • What are some natural treatments for osteoarthritis?

    What are some natural treatments for osteoarthritis?
    Source:
    Medical News Today

    Some people with osteoarthritis (OA) find relief from natural treatments, such as physical therapy and acupuncture. Many experts recommend a combination of drug-based and natural treatments for people with OA.

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  • Sport improves concentration and quality of life

    Sport improves concentration and quality of life
    Source:
    Science Daily

    Physically fit primary school pupils feel better and can concentrate better. They are more likely to make it to higher-level secondary grammar schools than children with less sporting abilities. This has been confirmed for the first time in a study by the Department of Sport and Health Sciences at the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

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  • Broken Forearm: Radius, Ulna, and Both Bone Fractures

    Broken Forearm: Radius, Ulna, and Both Bone Fractures
    Source:
    Verywell Health

    A forearm fracture occurs when there is a fracture of one or both of the bones of the forearm. The two bones of the forearm are the radius and the ulna. Both bones are important for proper motion of the elbow and wrist joints, and both bones serve as important attachments to muscles of the upper extremity.

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  • Stiff shoulders after rotator cuff repair may be less likely to require revision surgery

    Stiff shoulders after rotator cuff repair may be less likely to require revision surgery
    Source:
    Healio

    Patients with stiff shoulders after rotator cuff repair were more likely to be satisfied with their repair and less likely to require revision surgery than patients without stiff shoulders, according to results presented here.

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  • Exercising With Knee Pain: Do's and Don'ts

    Exercising With Knee Pain: Do's and Don'ts
    Source:
    US News

    Plenty of studies show the enormous benefits of regular exercise on knee health and the protective advantages it can offer in keeping the structures, tissues and ligaments of the knee protected from damage now, and later in life. As long as you clear it with your physician first, you might be surprised at the knee pain relief and active lifestyle benefits that can come with introducing exercise into your daily routine.

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  • Steroid injections may provide longer lasting benefits for hip pain than current best care

    Steroid injections may provide longer lasting benefits for hip pain than current best care
    Source:
    Medical Xpress

    Steroid injections appear to lead to significantly greater pain relief and movement for up to four months than current best care in adults with hip osteoarthritis, finds a trial published by the BMJ today.

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  • How long should a concussed athlete be sidelined?

    How long should a concussed athlete be sidelined?
    Source:
    Orthopedics This Week

    What factors predict recovery time for an athlete who has suffered a concussion? A new study has some answers. As the Stanford University authors wrote, “Prognosticating recovery times for individual athletes with a concussion remains a challenge for health care providers. Several preinjury and postinjury factors have been proposed to be predictive of prolonged return-to-play times, but the data in this area are still sparse.”

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  • How to Unfreeze Painful Frozen Shoulder

    How to Unfreeze Painful Frozen Shoulder
    Source:
    Best Health

    Frozen shoulder is a common and painful condition. Luckily, there are easy stretches that you can try to ease your pain.

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  • A Non-Opioid Way to Pain Relief After Knee, Shoulder Surgeries

    A Non-Opioid Way to Pain Relief After Knee, Shoulder Surgeries
    Source:
    US News

    Two new studies on pain relief suggest there is a safer alternative to addictive opioid painkillers after knee and shoulder surgery.

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  • Study provides attainable goals for return to sports after reconstructive foot surgery

    Study provides attainable goals for return to sports after reconstructive foot surgery
    Source:
    News Medical Life Sciences

    Many patients who undergo surgery to correct a collapsing foot share the question: Will I be able to get back to doing the things I love? A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City provides attainable goals for return to sports and related physical activities for patients who have undergone procedures to correct progressive collapsing foot deformity (PCFD), a severe musculoskeletal pathology that can drastically inhibit a patient's daily function.

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