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Be more active to reduce back pain

Last updated: 11/25/2020

Regularly engaging in physical activity, from walking to intense exercise, may help to reduce the risk of chronic low back pain by as much as 16 percent, according to a new...

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5 Ways to Strengthen Your Balance and Prevent Spinal Fractures

Last updated: 11/25/2020

Falling is a common injury. Whether you’re a wobbly toddler or a middle-aged athlete, just about everyone has experienced the pain of a fall. But, as you age, falling is a more...

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Electrical shock therapy for lower back pain as effective as exercise

Last updated: 11/25/2020

Pain of the lower back can limit movement and is the leading cause of disability worldwide. About 31 million Americans today experience lower-back pain at any given time....

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What is Hallux Rigidus?

Last updated: 11/25/2020

Hallux rigidus is a foot condition that affects the joint located at the base of the big toe. The disorder causes a variety of symptoms, but it is characterized by the inability...

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When to Seek Treatment for Toenail Trauma

Last updated: 11/25/2020

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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High Arched Feet Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Last updated: 11/24/2020

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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Obese Children at Risk for Spinal Disorders

Last updated: 11/24/2020

When most people think of back pain, they often consider it an adult problem. But a study suggests that children—particularly obese children—are at risk for developing...

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What’s causing that back pain?

Last updated: 11/24/2020

Most of us have complained about back pain at some point or the other. Studies indicate that maintaining a bad posture while standing and sitting can lead to pain in the muscles...

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Treating The Most Common Type Of Ankle Bursitis

Last updated: 11/24/2020

A bursa is a small fluid-filled sac that helps to cushion and lubricate structures so that they can move more easily. You have bursa in a number of different areas of your body,...

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The Causes and Treatment Options For Cracked Heels

Last updated: 11/24/2020

Cracked heels, sometimes referred to as heel fissures, are typically thought of as a cosmetic foot problem. However, that’s only partly true. Left untreated, heel fissures can...

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