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Study suggests surgery better than observation for older patients with meniscus tear

Patients over age 50 who underwent an all inside arthroscopic repair technique had lower rates of subsequent total knee surgery than a similar group that was only observed, according to research presented at the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting today. Source Medical Xpress Read More

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Stand Up Straight to Strengthen Abs

While there will always be a place for sit-ups for ab definition, many trainers now suggest standing exercises that not only train abs but back muscles, too. Source Health Day Read More

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What to know about hamstring tendonitis

Hamstring tendonitis is an injury to one or both of the hamstring tendons, which are part of the thick band of muscles and tendons called the hamstrings. The hamstring tendons connect the hamstring muscles to the pelvis, knee, and shinbones. Source Medical News Today Read More

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One Short, Brisk Walk a Day May Keep Arthritis at Bay

Less than 10 minutes a day of brisk walking can help prevent disability in people with arthritis pain in their knee, hip, ankle or foot, researchers report. Source Health Day Read More

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Increased muscle power may prolong life

Increasing muscle strength is good, but increasing muscle power may be even better for enjoying a longer life, according to a recent study. Source Medical News Today Read More

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