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  • What are some natural treatments for osteoarthritis?

    Some people with osteoarthritis (OA) find relief from natural treatments, such as physical therapy and acupuncture. Many experts recommend a combination of drug-based and natural treatments for people with OA.

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  • Risk of rotator cuff injuries increases among people with sex-hormone deficiencies

    Lower-than-normal levels of sex hormones can increase the risk of shoulder injuries in men and women, according to a new study.

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  • Sport improves concentration and quality of life

    Physically fit primary school pupils feel better and can concentrate better. They are more likely to make it to higher-level secondary grammar schools than children with less sporting abilities. This has been confirmed for the first time in a study by the Department of Sport and Health Sciences at the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

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  • Exercising With Knee Pain: Do's and Don'ts

    Plenty of studies show the enormous benefits of regular exercise on knee health and the protective advantages it can offer in keeping the structures, tissues and ligaments of the knee protected from damage now, and later in life. As long as you clear it with your physician first, you might be surprised at the knee pain relief and active lifestyle benefits that can come with introducing exercise into your daily routine.

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  • 5 Ways to Avoid Shoulder Injuries

    Whether it’s a tennis swing that causes a sudden tearing sensation in your shoulder or a slip and fall on the ice that leaves you unable to lift your arm, shoulder injuries are a common problem for adults 50 and older, doctors say. That’s largely because of aging-related changes in this body part, sometimes coupled with decades of overuse from work and play.

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  • 10 Easy Shoulder Mobility Exercises That Ease Pain and Improve Range of Motion

    Shoulder tightness can slowly creep up with age, affecting your ability to get adequate sleep, lift grocery bags, scrub the bathtub, or push open heavy doors. Maintaining shoulder mobility usually doesn’t become a focus until these daily activities of living become impacted—or pain and stiffness get unbearable.

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  • What You Can Do About Stiff Achy Knees (at Any Age)

    The most common cause of knee pain can hit you in your 30s as easily as it can in your 60s and 70s. Osteoarthritis, or “wear-and-tear arthritis,” is the most common cause of knee pain – and the most common form of arthritis.

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  • 80% return to baseball after meniscectomy: New study

    Professional baseball players are likely to return to sport after a meniscectomy, according to a new study. The study, “Performance and Return to Sports After Meniscectomy in Professional Baseball Players,” was published online on February 11, 2022, in The American Journal of Sports Medicine.

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  • MPFL reconstruction yields ‘excellent midterm results’ in skeletally immature patients

    Regardless of patellar height and trochlear dysplasia, isolated medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction yielded “excellent” midterm outcomes with low redislocation rates in skeletally immature patients, according to published results.

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  • Early blood flow restriction therapy may improve pain, strength after ACL reconstruction

    Results showed use of blood flow restriction therapy in the early postoperative period after ACL reconstruction may improve short-term pain scores and quadriceps strength within the first 3 months after surgery.

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  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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  • The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists