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.
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.
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 and relieve joint pain?
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 of bone, rather it is a deformity of a large bone that sits right behind the big toe.
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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.
Study to evaluate outcomes of different hip replacement techniques using mobile gait analysis system
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.
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Could mindfulness and meditation be more powerful than opioids for lower back pain?
Biologic status, screw fit and position contribute to failed fifth metatarsal fracture treatment in athletes
TORONTO — Team physicians who treat high-level athletes with fifth metatarsal fractures, ones that are in zone 2 at the proximal extent of the fifth metatarsal and known as Jones fractures, should focus on ways to avoid failed treatment if they decide to surgically fix the fracture, a presenter at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, said here.
The advances in modern technology have made our lives more convenient and efficient. You can use mobile devices and other gadgets to complete your work, order your food, do your shopping, and get your entertainment.
More than 30 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis, which is the leading cause for joint replacement surgery. As human beings are living longer and more active lives, the possibility of needing joint replacement is something more people will have to consider.