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Are You Ready for a Joint Replacement?

According to our joint replacement experts, you may be ready for a joint replacement if you’re experiencing the following:

  • You have joint pain that keeps you awake at night
  • The pain in your knee prevents you from...
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What Should Your Days After Surgery Involve?

Planning for your return home prior to surgery can help assure a smoother recovery. The following are some things to keep in mind when returning home from a joint replacement:

  • Bring in help. Sometimes patients will...
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Don’t Let Arthritis Stress You Out

High levels of stress can cause headaches, disturb sleep, and lead to high blood pressure and depression. Coping with stress properly becomes even more important if you are one of the more than 40 million Americans living with arthritis. ...

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Reduce Back Pain While Getting Better ZZZs

Mattresses, pillows, and sleeping positions are all factors in a good night’s sleep with back pain, and there are ideal sleeping positions for some of the most common causes of discomfort.

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is...

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Lift Properly to Avoid Back Problems

Lifting improperly can lead to a plethora of problems. Whether you are lifting a small child or helping your neighbor load his moving truck, employing proper lifting techniques can help you avoid both acute and chronic back problems.

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Eliminating Lower Back Pain

Designed to relieve pressure on the spine, lumbar fusion is done when patients have a ruptured, slipped, or degenerated disc in the lower, or lumbar, region of the spine. Patients suffering from pain in their lower back or even in their hips and...

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What You Need to Know About Ankle Arthritis

Though osteoarthritis is more common in hips and knees, its symptoms are the same when in the ankle. Patients experience pain, inflammation, cartilage damage, and immobility, which can hinder a person’s lifestyle at work, home, and in...

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When Is It Time for New Shoes?

While you may feel outside of your comfort zone without your trusty pair of shoes, hanging on to them can put you at risk for serious injury. As time passes, running shoes start losing stability as well as their impact absorption capabilities....

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About Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is an irritation of the thick tissue, known as the plantar fascia, located on the bottom of the foot. The plantar fascia is a thick ligament that runs from the heel bone to the toes and supports the natural arch of the foot....

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Tennis Elbow Without the Racket

While a large percentage of tennis players suffer from tennis elbow, they only make up a small percentage of all reported cases of tennis elbow. Tennis elbow can strike anyone whose job or activity requires a repetitive motion of the wrist and...

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