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What causes shoulder pain from sleeping?

Sleep helps the body repair itself. However, some people may notice that their shoulder hurts after sleeping, or that sleep makes their preexisting shoulder pain worse. Shoulder pain from sleeping has several causes. There are also a number of effective remedies. This article discusses those causes, how to treat shoulder pain from sleeping, and how […]

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What to know about a sprained knee ligament

Knee ligaments connect the leg bones and give support to the knee joint. A sprain affecting the knee occurs if a person tears or overstretches a ligament. The ligaments in a person’s knee are the bands of tough, elastic connective tissue that link the thighbone to the lower leg bones. They also give support and […]

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Outcomes better at one year with physical therapy for knee OA

For patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, those undergoing physical therapy have less pain and functional disability at one year compared with those who receive an intraarticular glucocorticoid injection, according to a study published in the April 9 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Source: Medical Xpress

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Types of Elbow Fractures in Children

Broken elbows are common injuries in children. Many activities kids participate in making their elbows vulnerable to injury. Furthermore, there are several growth plates (areas of bone that are actively growing) around the elbow joint. These growth plates are susceptible to injury. Children who have elbow injuries should be evaluated by a physician for a […]

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Waiting for or Recovering from Joint Replacement Surgery During the Time of COVID-19

During this time of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many elective surgeries, such as hip and knee replacements, are being postponed. Whether you are waiting to have an elective hip or knee replacement, or you have just had surgery and are recovering at home, there are ways to improve the health of your joints on your […]

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