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Anatomic Variation in Volar Tilt of the Scaphoid and Lunate Facet of the Distal Radius

Source: PubMed The aim of distal radial fracture treatment is to achieve optimal function through the restoration of normal anatomy, including volar tilt. The accuracy of assessing volar tilt on standard lateral radiographs compared with anatomic tilt lateral (ATL) radiographs is uncertain. Read More

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Tips to Prevent Common Foot and Ankle Injuries

Foot and ankle injuries commonly occur during sports, recreational activities, while at work or when doing projects around the house. Most minor foot and ankle injuries will heal with conservative treatments that include cleaning and dressing any open wound, and rest. Serious foot and ankle injuries in children can affect the growth plates and may […]

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10 Superfoods that Fight Arthritis (National Nutrition Month)

Arthritis is a term used to describe a group of diseases characterized by stiffness, pain, and swelling of the joints. Those suffering from this chronic joint condition know how devastating the impact of arthritis can be. March is National Nutrition Month. Gain the upper hand in the fight against arthritis with these 10 superfoods: Fatty […]

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The Facts About CBD: What You Need to Know

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a compound found in the cannabis plant that has many potential therapeutic uses. It is NOT psychoactive and does not cause a mind-altering “high” unlike delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which is also a compound found in the cannabis plant. CBD used for medical purposes is obtained from the least processed form of the cannabis […]

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Physical Therapy Exercises to Help You Recover

If you have a medical condition or injury that limits your mobility and function, or have undergone surgery, physical therapy exercises may help you regain movement in the affected part of your body and return to activities of daily living. During the initial phase of recovery, the goal of physical therapy would be to reduce […]

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The Most Common Contact Sports Injuries

The very definition of Contact Sports – sports in which participants come into bodily contact with each other – indicates there is an element of danger involved. The highest rates of sports injuries occur in contact sports. Here is a list of the most common contact sport injuries: Concussion / Head injuries: A concussion is […]

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Take the Pressure Off: How Weight Loss Affects Your Joints

There are innumerable reasons why you may want to lose weight – to improve your overall health, to look and feel great, and to reduce the risk of chronic disorders such as heart disease or diabetes. Did you know that if you are overweight, losing a few pounds can significantly take pressure off your joints […]

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What is a bunion?

From Dr. Farshad Bathaee Everyone has heard the word “bunion” which refers to a large bump at the base of the great toe. Bunions are either mild, moderate, or severe but unfortunately they are mostly discovered or noticed when they are quite large. The bump that is noticed on the foot is not a growth […]

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Hamstring injuries in baseball may be preventable

Source: Science Daily Creating a program to prevent hamstring injuries in minor league and major league baseball players might be a possibility say researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO. Read More

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Study to evaluate outcomes of different hip replacement techniques using mobile gait analysis system

Source: News-Medical.Net Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have launched a pilot study using a portable gait analysis mat to determine early outcomes of several different hip replacement techniques. Gait analysis provides information about the way an individual walks. Read More

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