Mobility Issues

March 4, 2022
Mobility Service Dogs and Physical Disability: A Preferred Cooperation

We all enjoy dogs’ companionship, often think of them as our best friends. With their kind eyes, loyal nature, and irresistible cuteness. Increasingly, science is now linking them to powerful physical and mental health benefits. Mobility assistance dogs are of great value to people suffering from severe ambulatory disabilities, and this was proven by several […]

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February 23, 2022
A Walk to Remember: Obesity Edition

Never underestimate the power of a piece of cake to change someone’s life! I know what you’re probably thinking – How can it possibly have any impact on changing a human life? The answer is easy but it’s not going to be close to anything you’ve got in mind. A piece of cake is subcategorized […]

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February 19, 2022
Healthy Food—Healthy Bones!

Relationship between Food and Bone Disease By the wise words of Hippocrates—the father of western medicine—“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. ”Perhaps this was many decades ago, but it still applies in our modern age today!  Nowadays, there is an increase in the prevalence of fractures and broken bones. In fact, […]

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February 13, 2022
What Are The Most Commonly Broken Bones In The Human Body

Bones are essential to a person’s form and structure. They are the main weight-bearing parts of the body and carry us through various activities that are essential for everyday living. They also protect several organs from the soft lungs inside the rib cage to the spine that relays impulses from the brain to the tips […]

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February 4, 2022
What Happens If A Broken Bone Doesn't Heal Properly

When someone breaks a bone, no one needs to think about the next course of action. Almost immediately, the patient will likely be brought to the emergency room for specialized care. From there, they would expect the healthcare practitioner to fix what is broken and send them on their merry way.   But what happens […]

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January 31, 2022
Do Not Ignore The Signs Of Navicular Fractures

Foot injuries are especially difficult for athletes, and their lifestyle makes them more susceptible to traumatic injuries or continuous stresses on bones and muscles. Often, treatment for these injuries requires either rest or a surgical procedure; both options strain an otherwise rigid training regimen. Now, if an injury was missed, the consequences could be devastating. […]

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January 19, 2022
What a Pain in the Knee! Occasional Knee Pain and How to Deal With It

The knee is the largest joint in the body, one of the most complex, and one of the joints that suffer the greatest load. The risk of knee injuries and degenerative diseases is high, and few can say they have never experienced knee pain. In most chronic diseases, the pain is persistent and dull. On […]

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January 12, 2022
Knee Pain When Walking Down the Stairs: Causes and Reliefs

Knee pain can be anything from a small nuisance that one could shrug off to a rather disabling condition. For some, the difference lies in what activity they’re doing. Our knees can be calm when seated and then creak like an unoiled gear when we try to stand up. They may be able to handle […]

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December 20, 2021
Is Peroneal Tendon Tear Dangerous?

If you’ve just received the diagnosis of peroneal tendon tear, you may be wondering whether this is a serious injury. ‘A tear’ sounds quite concerning, and you’re probably worried about treatment possibilities and potential consequences. Let this text help you learn more about what to expect during and after diagnostics and treatment.   Understanding the […]

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November 24, 2021
Benefits of Balance Training in Older Adults

Our bodies are not built to last forever. Eventually, bones would turn fragile and brittle; eyesight would deteriorate; reflexes become slow; maintaining balance becomes harder. This is the perfect storm for someone to get injured.   Falls are the most common cause of injury in older adults. Nearly 30% of adults older than 65 years […]

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November 15, 2021
Sprained Foot Treatment You can do At Home

The goal is in front of you. It’s not yet close enough for the soccer ball to go straight in, but it will be soon. You pick up speed. Someone intercepts. You pass the ball from your right leg to your left and then back to the right, going through the maze of defenders in […]

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November 8, 2021
Understanding Migratory Polyarthritis

We call out “arthritis” whenever there’s something off with our joints. Perhaps, it’s painful. Sometimes, stiff. Joints would snap, creak and crunch, as if there were small stones stuck in an otherwise well-maintained machine. But in reality, there are as much as a hundred different types of arthritis, each with its specific causes and treatments.[1] […]

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November 2, 2021
Viral Arthritis: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Arthritis, or joint inflammation, is a health issue commonly seen in general practitioners’ and rheumatologists’ offices.  The severity of symptoms and prognosis vastly vary, and the potential causes are numerous: from injury and infections to metabolic and immunity disorders. Viral arthritis is an acute inflammation of the joints caused by a viral infection. It usually […]

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October 17, 2021
Causes of Knee Pain in Young Adults

When I was younger, I imagined this part of my life to include less creaky joints. Who has knee pain at 25 years old?! That always felt like problems of our parents’ age-- that the groan of stiff joints came after the dad jokes had time to ferment and become embarrassing to our teenage kids. […]

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September 9, 2021
Can Stretching and Exercise help with Low Back Pain?

Chronic low back pain is a pain in the lower back (between the lowest rib and gluteal area)that persists for more than three months. Many conditions can cause a painful back, yet, chronic back pain has no evident cause in most cases, and is therefore referred to as non-specific. Studies say that 80-90% of adults […]

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