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Tips for Preventing Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are some of the most common and painful orthopedic injuries. But you can prevent ankle sprains if you’re careful! Learn how.

Preventing Common Winter Orthopedic Injuries

Winter is a great time to get outdoors — but it can carry some unexpected dangers if you aren’t careful. Find out how to prevent common winter injuries so you can head outside safely!

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How to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel can be a painful and even debilitating orthopedic condition. But it’s one that can be prevented with some simple lifestyle changes.

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6 Best Yoga Poses for Lower Back Pain

Are you experiencing lower back pain? The cure may lie in a yoga mat. Check out the poses that can help reduce pain safely and easily.

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Elbow Pain While Typing? Say Hello to Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Most people have heard of carpal tunnel syndrome, but do you know about it’s lesser-known cousin, cubital tunnel syndrome? Find out how to prevent and treat the common condition.

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Why Does My Back Spasm?

Does your back stiffen up and ache frequently? It could be due to back spasms. Learn what they are and how to treat them. 

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Choose the Right Hiking Boots to Support Your Feet and Ankles

Getting ready for a hike? Make sure you have the right shoes to support your feet and ankles.

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How to Manage Back Pain During Pregnancy

A sore back often comes along with pregnancy. Here’s how to get relief.

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Understanding the Different Types of Bone Fractures

Not all bone fractures are the same. Discover the different types of fractures to determine the right treatment program for you.

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An Orthopedic Specialist’s Guide to Protecting Your Back When Lifting or Carrying Heavy Objects

Lifting something heavy can cause serious back pain if you don’t do it properly. Here are some tips on how to protect your back.

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Why Rest Days Are Important

It’s important to incorporate rest days into your workout program. Here’s why.

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Preventing Orthopedic Injuries From Rock Climbing or Bouldering

Rock climbing is a fun, full-body workout, but it’s important to protect yourself from common orthopedic injuries associated with the sport.

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What to Do If You Wake Up in Pain

Feeling achy and stiff in the morning? Try these seven techniques to ease into the day.

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Get Relief for Hip Pain at Any Age

Arthritis isn’t the only cause of hip pain. Find out which condition may be causing your discomfort — and how to treat it.

How Physical Therapy Can Help Replace Pain Medication

How Physical Therapy Can Help Replace Pain Medication

Pain medication is only meant as a temporary solution for orthopedic pain. For successful long-term relief, physical therapy can help. Orthopedic pain can be intense, chronic, and debilitating. That’s why in many cases, the first line of treatment is a pain medication prescribed to help you participate in your normal daily activities. Yet opioid pain […]

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