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Low back pain in children and adolescents

Last updated: 11/07/2020

One of the things that some universities do to help out new researchers is have senior academics look over their grant applications before they are submitted. Recently we had a...

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Bulging Disc Exercises & Effective Long Term Treatment Strategies

Last updated: 11/07/2020

In my 11 years as a trainer specializing in rehabilitation and teaching people the principles of core strength and functional movement skills the most common injury I have seen...

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Are you sitting comfortably: the myth of good posture

Last updated: 11/07/2020

Do you slouch over your computer screen? Stand with your hips tilted forward and your stomach sitting out? Do people tell you to “sit up straight or you’ll get backache?” More...

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New Option For Big Toe Joint Replacement

Last updated: 11/07/2020

In the past, joint replacement surgery of the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint has had limited success for a number of reasons. Old methods were unsuccessful because the...

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High Arched Feet Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Last updated: 11/07/2020

High arches (pes cavus) are the excessive, fixed flexion of the arch of the foot. While weight-bearing stress is typically distributed across the entire foot in people with...

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Running Can Improve Bone Density

Last updated: 11/06/2020

Calcium is a great way to improve your bone density, but a new study out of Spain suggests running can provide similar benefits. The findings published this week in the...

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Back pain keeps many Canadians out of work — why don’t we take it seriously?

Last updated: 11/06/2020

When you’re feeling back pain, it can be deliberating. Some will take over-the-counter medication, while others see a specialist. But some experts suggest many people still...

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When to Seek Treatment for Toenail Trauma

Last updated: 11/06/2020

If you stub your toe or drop something heavy on your feet, you may develop a subungual hematoma, which is blood trapped beneath the toenail. This gives the toenail a red,...

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Heel Spur Surgery: Everything You Need to Know

Last updated: 11/06/2020

Calcaneal spur reduction is a procedure used to remove heel spurs—painful outgrowths on the heel bone (calcaneus) that cause pain, inflammation, and swelling. Heel spur surgery...

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3 Differences Between Sore Muscles and an Injury

Last updated: 11/05/2020

You’ve probably heard the slogan “No Pain, No Gain,” and while some mild soreness should accompany any grueling workout, sometimes it can be hard to distinguish what pain is...

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