Why Stem Cells Might Help You Avoid Knee Replacement

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The human knee is one of the most vulnerable joints in the body, particularly among men and women who participate in athletic activities. A recent report noted that more than one million people suffer...

5 Yogic Exercises to Fight Chronic Neck Pain

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Neck pain affects more than a quarter of Americans and can be the result of a number of factors, ranging from a poor posture, spine problems, or psychological tension accumulated in the neck. A stiff ...

Anterior Vs Posterior Hip Replacement: Which Way to Go?

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The hip joint can develop a number of painful manifestations, whether due to fractures, injuries, or degenerative disorders, such as arthritis. Though pain medications and other treatment methods can ...

Post Traumatic Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment

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Arthritis is one of the leading causes of joint problems in America, with over 50 million adults currently reporting severe joint pain and inflammation. There are over a hundred types of arthritis con...

Lumbosacral Spondylolisthesis: Conservative, Physical, and Surgical Treatment

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Spondylolisthesis is a condition which can cause lower-back pain wherein a lumbar vertebra slides out of place.  The fifth lumbar vertebra (L5), located above the sacrum, is most prone to Lumbosacral ...

Sprained or Fractured Wrist? Learn to Tell the Difference

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A small slip or fall onto a stretched hand can lead to wrist injury. If you suffer an injury, it important to know whether you should use an ice pack or get an x-ray done, depending on the nature of t...

Hip Osteoarthritis – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment Exercises

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Hip Osteoarthritis occurs when any injury to or degradation of a joint causes the breakdown of cartilage tissue. As the cartilage wears away, the joint becomes frail and rough, while the protective jo...

Non-surgical and Surgical Treatments for Wrist Arthritis

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The wrist is made up of a number of small joints. When in a healthy state, the bones of the wrist glide smoothly over each other and are protected by a cartilage that coats the joints surface. Arthrit...

Run Like the Wind, but Read This First!

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With the weather getting warmer, many folks are getting back into their regular running regime. Whether this involves high-intensity interval training or the tried-and-true, low impact jogging through...

Answering 5 FAQs about Shoulder Replacement Surgery

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Comprising of the humerus (upper arm bone), clavicle (collar bone) and the scapula (the shoulder blade), the human shoulder is a ball and socket joint that is one of the most used in the human body, w...