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Study uncovers potential key to preventing back pain in runners

Source: Science Daily A new study examines what may cause chronic back pain in runners and the exercises to help prevent it. The study suggests that runners with weak deep core muscles are at higher risk of developing low back pain. And, unfortunately, most people’s deep core muscles aren’t nearly as strong as they should […]

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Ball games and circuit strength training boost bone health in schoolchildren

Source: Science Daily The type of exercise that children get in school does make a difference, according to a major Danish study. Schoolchildren 8 to 10 years old develop stronger bones, increased muscular strength and improved balance when ball games or circuit training are on the timetable.. Read More

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Get a grip—the twist in the wrist that can ruin tennis careers

Source: Medical Xpress Wrist injuries have forced many high-performance tennis players to miss recent major tournaments. Both the Rio Olympic medallist Kei Nishikori and two-time grand slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova are missing the 2018 Australian Open while recovering from wrist surgery. Read More

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Physical therapy session protocol linked with fewer physical therapy visits after TJA

Source: Healio Recently published results showed use of a preoperative physical therapy session protocol with a supplemental microsite effectively reduced the number of postoperative physical therapy visits and time for readiness to discharge from physical therapy among patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty. Read More

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New Procedure May Replace Traditional Hip Replacement Surgery

Source: Healthline Subchondroplasty involves an injection of bone substitute. Advocates say it’s easier, less invasive, and has a quicker recovery time. Read More

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How should you sleep if you have lower back pain?

Source: Medical News Today Lower back pain not only affects a person’s daily life but can also disturb their sleep. Furthermore, poor bed posture can worsen or even cause backache. So, what are the best sleeping positions for lower back pain? Read More

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Chronic Ankle Pain

Source: World Health.Net The article describes how some cases of chronic ankle pain may be due to injuries to the peroneal tendon, which are located behind the outside portion of the ankle bone. Read More

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Jymmin: How a combination of exercise and music helps us feel less pain

Source: Sciencedaily Pain is essential for survival. However, it could also slow rehabilitation, or could become a distinct disorder. How strongly we feel it depends on our individual pain threshold. Scientists have discovered that this threshold can be increased by a new fitness method called Jymmin. Read More

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Central sensitization inventory may be useful as treatment outcome measure for chronic spinal pain disorder

Source: Healio The Central Sensitization Inventory may be useful as a screen and treatment outcome measure for patients who attend an interdisciplinary function restoration program for chronic spinal pain disorder, according to a recently published study. Read More

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Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients With Avascular Necrosis After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Source: Healio The immunosuppressive regimens required for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation predispose recipients to complications, including avascular necrosis. Cancer-related comorbidities, immunosuppression, and poor bone quality theoretically increase the risk for perioperative medical complications, infection, and implant-related complications in total joint arthroplasty. Read More

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