Healthcare News

Foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons offer tips for diabetic foot care
Source: Podiatry Canada

November is National Diabetes Month, a time to focus on a disease that affects over 30 million people in the US. The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society® (AOFAS) raises awareness around the potential foot complications caused by diabetes and offers tips on how to prevent them.

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Evidence Behind Injections on the Elbow, Wrist and Hand
Source: Sports Med Review

After reviewing corticosteroid injections of the shoulder region, we will now move distally down the arm and into the elbow, wrist and hand. This article will cover some of the randomized trials and reviews on corticosteroid injections for some of the most common issues that present to a sports medicine practice including lateral and medial epicondylitis, de Quervain’s tenosynovitis, trigger finger, carpal tunnel syndrome.

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No One-Size-Fits-All for Hydrating During Sports
Source: Health Day

Waiting until you're thirsty to drink during sports could lead to dehydration and poorer performance, a new study finds.

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What a pain: The iPad neck plagues women more
Source: Science Daily

Gender and posture - not screen time - are biggest factors behind developing 'iPad neck' and shoulder pain, new study finds.

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When Can I Return to Play After an Orthopedic Sports Injury?
Source: US News

Recovery is as unique to the individual as is their genetic makeup – it really does depend on a wide variety of factors. However, for many common orthopedic injuries, there's usually a fairly consistent timeline for return to sport or active living.

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Health Tip: Signs You Need Rotator Cuff Surgery
Source: Health Day

The rotator cuff is a collection of tendons and muscles that surround the shoulder. It's common for athletes - for example, baseball pitchers - to injure this area.

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What is the best thing for stiff joints?
Source: Medical News Today

Many people who experience joint stiffness tend to feel it after sitting for prolonged periods or after first waking up. Some people experience a mild discomfort that goes away after moving again. Others find that the stiffness lasts longer and is more uncomfortable.

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Lifelong physical activity increases bone density in men
Source: Science Daily

Men have many reasons to add high-impact and resistance training to their exercise regimens; these reasons include building muscle and shedding fat. Now a researcher has determined another significant benefit to these activities: building bone mass. The study found that individuals who continuously participated in high-impact activities, such as jogging and tennis, during adolescence and young adulthood, had greater hip and lumbar spine bone mineral density than those who did not.

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Care of shoulder pain in the overhead athlete.
Source: PubMed

Shoulder complaints are common in the overhead athlete. Understanding the biomechanics of throwing and swimming requires understanding the importance of maintaining the glenohumeral relationship of the shoulder.

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Patient-reported results, knee stability improved after all-inside double-bundle ACL reconstruction
Source: Healio

Perhaps there's a black belt in your child's future. But for safety's sake, kids should only engage in noncontact forms of martial arts, a new American Academy of Pediatrics report says.

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