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What is Jumper’s Knee?

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A very common injury that athletes sustain is patellar tendonitis, or jumper’s knee. It starts as a pain in the knee that may only be during more intense workouts, but eventually it works into your everyday movements. It is important to listen to your body so that problems can be treated before they become worse. …
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Symptoms and Treatment of Planter Fasciitis

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Do you have heel or foot pain that seems to come and go throughout the day? It is possible you might have planter fasciitis, a common orthopedic issue. The planter fascia is the ligament that connects the heel to the front of the foot. When it becomes inflamed or damaged from overuse or too much …
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Alternatives to Getting Hip Replacement Surgery

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Hip pain and stiffness can affect your quality of life, limiting your mobility. Many people suffer from hip problems, often related to injuries in the hip, bone loss or arthritis. For older men and women, the solution that is offered is hip replacement surgery. Although in some circumstances this is the last option available, there …
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How to Remain Active at Any Age

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It is no secret that getting older can be painful. Joints and muscles hurt more than they did before, making staying active difficult. Health issues can cause other problems that limit mobility, such as poor circulation, vertigo and balance problems. However, remaining active is the best way to combat many health problems, but how do …
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Importance of Specialized Adolescent/Teen Physical Rehabilitation

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Teens and adolescents are active, and many are involved in sports and other physical activities. It is not uncommon for teens and adolescents to be seriously injured, breaking bones or straining muscles, requiring medical care and rehabilitation. However, younger patients recovering from injuries or surgeries need specialized options for rehabilitation due to their unique needs. …
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