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Top 10 stretches for shoulder tightness

In this article, we describe 10 shoulder stretches and their benefits. We also discuss what causes shoulder tightness and how to prevent it. Source Medical News Today Read More

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What makes joints pop and crack and is it a sign of disease?

Joints emit a variety of noises, including popping, snapping, catching, clicking, grinding, grating and clunking. The technical term for these noises is “crepitus”, from the Latin “to rattle”. Source Medical Xpress Read More

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Rotator cuff repair with biceps tenodesis did not impact speed of recovery after surgery

Outcomes and the speed of recovery were similar between patients who underwent rotator cuff repair with bicep tenodesis and patients who underwent only rotator cuff repair, according to a presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. Source Healio Read More

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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. Source Medical News Today Read More

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Pooch Peril: More Elderly Are Fracturing Bones While Dog Walking

Walking the dog can be great exercise for seniors, but there could be one downside: bone fractures Source Health Day Read More

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Get in shape for tennis and other racquet sports

By practicing a pregame plan for these strenuous workouts, you’ll be less likely to experience injuries that could leave you sidelined. Source Medical Xpress Read More

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Play It Safe With Winter Sports

Skiing, snowboarding, skating and sledding are great ways to have winter fun, but be sure to take steps to reduce your risk of injuries, experts say. Source Health Day Read More

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Physical Therapy Can Keep Sports Injuries at Bay

Physical therapy helps people recover from sports injuries, but it also can help prevent them, an expert says. Source Health Day Read More

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Strengthen your deltoids to help prevent shoulder injuries

When it comes to training, the anterior, or front, deltoid muscle gets almost all the attention, while the medial and posterior deltoids get the cold shoulder. Source Medical Xpress Read More

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Fractures have long-term impacts on quality of life in older people

Single and multiple hip, vertebral, and rib fractures strongly affect the quality of life of older adults over a prolonged period of time, according to a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. Source Medical Xpress Read More

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