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How to Prevent Spinal Arthritis

Arthritis can affect your spine just like any other joint. But luckily spinal arthritis can be prevented if you follow some self-care tips.

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4 Reasons to See a Sports Medicine Doctor

Sports medicine doctors aren’t only for pro athletes. They can help anyone who injures themselves playing a sport. Here are four reasons ro go see a sports medicine doctor.

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Tips for Preventing Common Home Workout Injuries

Working out at home is a great way to stay fit, but home workouts can also lead to some common injuries if you aren’t careful. Learn how to prevent them.

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Key Questions to Ask Your Orthopedic Surgeon

The best way to feel confident going into your orthopedic surgery is to make sure you have all the information possible beforehand. Here are the questions to ask!

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The Many Reasons Not to Delay Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is the best way to reduce orthopedic pain, yet many people delay it, causing even more problems. Learn why it’s important to start your physical therapy as soon as possible. Maybe you sprained your shoulder reaching for an item on a shelf. Or you wrenched your knee playing basketball. Perhaps you’re coping with […]

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The Benefits of Home Exercises

Looking to improve your fitness? You don’t need a fancy gym membership to get a good workout. You can get great exercise at home — on your terms!

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Knee Pain: A Common First Sign of Orthopedic Trouble

Your knee might not actually be the root cause of your knee pain. In fact, knee pain could be a sign of orthopedic trouble in another part of your body. Learn more.

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The Importance of Staying Hydrated

You know staying hydrated is important. But do you know how to make sure you get enough water? 

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What is a Labral Tear in Your Shoulder?

Does your shoulder feel painful? Is the joint hard to move? It could be because of a labral tear.

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Tips for Avoiding Winter Exercise Hibernation

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you can skip out on aerobic exercise and strength training. Here are some tips to help you stay active throughout the cold winter months.

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TFCC Tears: What Are They and How Are They Treated?

While you may not often think about the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) in your wrist, there’s one scenario where it will instantly become top of mind: when it gets torn. Learn more about the tears and how to treat them.

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Preventing Common Snowboarding Injuries

Snowboarding season is here. And that means taking care to prevent injuries.

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How to Identify a Bicep Tear

Bicep tears are common, but many people fail to realize that the pain they’re feeling is actually caused by their bicep, not their shoulder.

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Can My ACL Tear Heal on its Own?

Recovering from an ACL tear is possible, but it’s not going to happen on its own. Learn how treatment can help the process along.

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Is My Shoulder Pain Actually Shoulder Arthritis?

Arthritis is a frequently overlooked cause of shoulder pain. Find out how you can determine if your shoulder pain is actually being caused by arthritis.

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