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Top 10 stretches for shoulder tightness
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Medical News Today

In this article, we describe 10 shoulder stretches and their benefits. We also discuss what causes shoulder tightness and how to prevent it.

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What you need to know about bunions
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Medical News Today

Bunions are a symptom of a progressive bone disorder. They appear as a bony bump at the base of the big toe joint.

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Rotator cuff repair with biceps tenodesis did not impact speed of recovery after surgery
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Healio

Outcomes and the speed of recovery were similar between patients who underwent rotator cuff repair with bicep tenodesis and patients who underwent only rotator cuff repair, according to a presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting.

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Pooch Peril: More Elderly Are Fracturing Bones While Dog Walking
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Health Day

Walking the dog can be great exercise for seniors, but there could be one downside: bone fractures

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Fractures have long-term impacts on quality of life in older people
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Medical Xpress

Single and multiple hip, vertebral, and rib fractures strongly affect the quality of life of older adults over a prolonged period of time, according to a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.

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New Medical Device May Eliminate Need for Some Knee Replacement Surgery
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Healthline

Surgeons say the Calypso device can help relieve pain for people with osteoarthritis in their inner knee region.

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Strengthen your deltoids to help prevent shoulder injuries
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Medical Xpress

When it comes to training, the anterior, or front, deltoid muscle gets almost all the attention, while the medial and posterior deltoids get the cold shoulder.

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Safe exercises for a herniated disk
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Medical News Today

Gentle exercises, stretches, and activities can all help relieve the pain of a herniated disk. Exercises can also strengthen and improve flexibility in the spine, neck, and back.

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Finding the Right Athletic Shoe
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Health Day

While it will do some damage to your bank account, you need a sport-specific pair of shoes for any activity you do more than three times a week. Otherwise you risk injury and may hamper your performance.

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What Causes Tendon Inflammation?
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Healthline

Tendons are thick cords that join your muscles to your bones. When tendons become irritated or inflamed, the condition is called tendinitis. Tendinitis causes acute pain and tenderness, making it difficult to move the affected joint.

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For arthritis in the big toe, surgeons offer new option
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Medical Xpress

The size and shape of a miniature marshmallow, the implant is made from saline solution and polyvinyl alcohol—the same material as in soft contact lenses. The material compresses slightly under pressure, much like real cartilage.

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In their DNA: Rotator cuff stem cells more likely to develop into fat cells
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Science Daily

Why are fat deposits more likely to occur after tears of the shoulder's rotator cuff, compared to other types of muscle injuries? An increased propensity of stem cells within with rotator cuff muscles to develop into fat cells may explain the difference.

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Foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons offer tips for diabetic foot care
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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
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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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Many diseases increase the risks of hip fracture surgery
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Science Daily

Parkinson's disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatic diseases, alcoholism and mental health disorders increase the risk of surgical complications after a hip fracture surgery, a new study analyzing nationwide registers finds.

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