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Back and neck pain will afflict nearly 80 percent of Americans at some point in their lifetime. Our spine doctors say one of the most common...

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The lower back is one of the most common sources of pain, but the upper portion of the spine—called the cervical spine—can also be a pain in the...

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Treatment of a lumbar muscle strain is important to understand. Once you know the cause of your symptoms, you can proceed with treatment. It is...

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When your shoes don’t fit right, your feet can be subject to injury or even permanent deformity. These problems include soreness, blisters,...

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Your feet are built to handle lots of stress. Sometimes, excess force and other issues can overwhelm the structures of your foot or ankle, leading...

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Sprains and strains in the ankle are different injuries requiring different methods of care. Knowing the difference between these injuries is...

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According to our joint replacement experts, you may be ready for a joint replacement if you’re experiencing the following:

  • You have...
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High levels of stress can cause headaches, disturb sleep, and lead to high blood pressure and depression. Coping with stress properly becomes even...

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Planning for your return home prior to surgery can help assure a smoother recovery. The following are some things to keep in mind when returning...

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An ankle sprain is caused by the stretching or tearing of the ligaments that connect the bones in the foot, ankle, and lower leg. It is a common...

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One of the most common knee injuries among athletes is a torn ACL. The anterior cruciate ligament is one of four major ligaments that provide...

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Not allowing your body adequate time to rest and recover from exercising will only make it harder to reach your fitness goals. Typically...

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Golfer’s elbow is similar to tennis elbow (both are forms of elbow tendonitis) but occurs on the inside of the elbow rather than the outside....

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The shoulder is composed of the shoulder blade (scapula), collarbone (clavicle), and upper arm bone (humerus). With two joints, the glenohumeral...

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The cause of trigger finger is generally unknown. However, it is found more commonly in women than men as well as in those suffering from other...

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A herniated disc is the rupture of a spinal disc, which is the soft cushion that sits between each vertebra of the spine. When the disc ruptures,...

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Lifting improperly can lead to a plethora of problems. Whether you are lifting a small child or helping your neighbor load his moving truck,...

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Your neck is the upper portion of the spine, called the cervical spine. It is made up of seven small vertebrae, intervertebral discs to absorb...

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Though osteoarthritis is more common in hips and knees, its symptoms are the same when in the ankle. Patients experience pain, inflammation,...

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While you may feel outside of your comfort zone without your trusty pair of shoes, hanging on to them can put you at risk for serious injury. As...

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Plantar fasciitis is an irritation of the thick tissue, known as the plantar fascia, located on the bottom of the foot. The plantar fascia is a...

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Located in the back of the leg, the hamstring is made up of three muscles that connect at the pelvis and the lower leg. Injuries to the hamstring...

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In young athletes, most injuries to the meniscus are a result of trauma. The menisci are vulnerable to injuries in which there is both compression...

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Whether you are training over a long period or playing hard in competition, hydration can keep you not only at peak performance, but it also helps...

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Taking a positive approach to arthritis can make all the difference in creating and sustaining life-altering habits. Since arthritis is a group of...

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