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Orthopaedics for Common Sports Injuries

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Orthopaedists typically see a proportionally higher number of athletes than other physicians do, as athletes commonly incur injuries that require attention from an orthopaedic surgeon. Here is a brief look at common types of sports related injuries that orthopaedists see.

Sprains and strains

Sprains and strains are by far the most…

Winter Shoulder Injuries (And How to Prevent Them)

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The winter seems to be a dangerous time – with people slipping on the ice, arthritis acting up, and increased car accidents.  During the winter, many people experience shoulder injuries.  The shoulder is especially prone to injuries because of its functionality.  It is a ball-and-socket joint that…

Yoga for Your Joints

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Yoga is an exercise that can be practiced at a variety of intensities, and this makes it perfect for those who need low-impact exercises to soothe sore joints. If you suffer from joint pain but have never tried yoga before, now might be a great time…

A Brief Overview of Tendinitis

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Tendinitis, or tendonitis, is inflammation or irritation of a tendon, which is a thick, fibrous band of tissue that attaches bone to muscle and that works together with muscle to move your bones. You have tendons in the ankles, hands, feet, knees, elbows, hips, and shoulders….

How Warm Baths Are Good for Joints

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A warm bath might seem to many a mere indulgence and time for relaxation, but the truth is that baths also offer a wide range of benefits for physical health. If you suffer from chronic joint pain, a warm bath (note: not a hot one) is…

Better Hydration for Better Joints

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Medical experts regularly laud drinking plenty of water for the many benefits it has in store for physical health. But what about joint health, specifically? Taking in plenty of water throughout the day offers several benefits for maintaining strong joint health and reducing joint pain. Here…

The Benefits of Swimming for Your Joints

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Swimming has long been lauded as a form of exercise that is less harsh on the body than other exercises such as running and bicycling. But how so, exactly? What are some of the unique health benefits that swimming can lend to the body? In case…

Avoiding Joint and Back Pain when Gardening

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Gardening can be a great form of exercise and stress relief, but it can also take a toll on your back and joints over an extended period of time if you aren’t careful. The repeated motions involved in gardening can lead to joint inflammation, back strain,…

A Brief Overview of Bursitis

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Also known as bursa inflammation, bursitis refers to inflammation of the small fluid-filled sacs (bursae) that contain synovial fluid and act as cushions for the bones, tendons, muscles, and skin in your body. This condition is most often seen in shoulders, elbows, and hips but also…