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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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  • First Steps To Care For An Ankle injury

    Ankle injuries are defined by the kind of tissue — bone, ligament, or tendon — that’s damaged. The ankle is where three bones meet — the tibia and fibula of your lower leg with the talus of your foot. These bones are held together at the ankle joint by ligaments, which are strong elastic bands of connective tissue that keep the bones in place while allowing normal ankle motion. Tendons attach muscles to the bones to do the work of making the ankle and foot move, and help keep the joints stable.

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  • Prolonged Opioid Use Before Knee or Hip Replacement Surgery Increases Risk of Poor Outcomes

    Patients who take prescription opioids for more than 60 days before total knee or hip replacement surgery are at significantly higher risk of being readmitted to the hospital and of undergoing repeat joint-replacement surgery, compared to patients with no preoperative opioid use, reports a study in the July 18 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

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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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  • Optimizing range of motion may prevent a stiff knee after TKA

    When knee stiffness is confirmed, it can be treated with manipulation under anesthesia, which is successful 85% of the time.

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