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  • What to know about MCL tears

    A tear to the medial collateral ligament in the knee can cause pain, swelling, and a lack of stability in the knee. Treatment is usually with ice, a knee brace, and physical therapy. Surgery may be necessary in rare cases.

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  • A User Manual for Your Knees

    Your knee routinely feels the force of five to eight times your body weight with every step, making it the most taxed joint of the human body. A knee is designed to withstand millions of steps during a lifetime, but sometimes all that stress can cause your knees to break down. What can you do to prevent knee pain? And stop the pain you may already feel? We’ve designed our knee guide to teach you how to keep knees working for years to come.

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  • What are the risks of knee replacement surgery?

    Knee replacement surgery is one of the treatment options for a knee joint that osteoarthritis has damaged. Osteoarthritis develops due to a breakdown of joint cartilage and the underlying bone.

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  • New Medical Device May Eliminate Need for Some Knee Replacement Surgery

    Surgeons say the Calypso device can help relieve pain for people with osteoarthritis in their inner knee region.

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  • How Long Does Hip Replacement Surgery Last and What Can You Expect?

    If your hip joint is so damaged or worn out that it’s rendering you unable to move your body the way you used to, you may need to undergo hip replacement surgery. First performed in 1969, it is considered a fairly routine procedure nowadays. According to data from 2010, about 2.5 million Americans are living with total hip replacements, most of them fully mobile despite their health problems.

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  • 2 Simple Shoulder Exercises Anyone Who Works Out Should Be Doing

    In the case of exercise routines, most individuals are likely to concentrate on muscle teams that they’ll see or really feel working instantly—suppose legs, butt, abs, and arms. Smaller muscle teams, however, are usually an afterthought (in the event that they’re even a thought in any respect).

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  • What you need to know about shoulder pain — and shoulder surgery

    The part of the body we call the shoulder consists of several joints that work with tendons and muscles to allow the arm to move in many directions. We can bowl a perfect game or reach the top shelf thanks to this system of joints, muscles and tendons. However, it is possible to overextend the shoulder and end up with pain. When your shoulder is painful, everyday life activities become difficult.

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  • Study: Eating Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in osteoporosis patients

    Eating a Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in people with osteoporosis -- according to new research. New findings show that sticking to a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, nuts, unrefined cereals, olive oil, and fish can reduce hip bone loss within just 12 months.

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