Musculoskeletal Disorders

July 12, 2022
9 Things that Can Cause Foot Arch Pain — But It’s Not Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis is a condition that manifests in pain in the area around your heel and arch, this typically happens when the tissues supporting your foot becomes inflamed. Even though this is the most common reason for foot arch pain as well as being the most frequently diagnosed, there are plenty of other conditions that […]

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May 5, 2022
6 Things That Might Be the Reason Behind Your Joint Pain

There are many reasons why you’re suddenly experiencing pain across multiple joints. It’s a condition that’s known as arthralgia. When we’re talking about joint pain across various points, this is known as polyarthralgia. Here’s a list of signs and symptoms if you’re feeling polyarthralgia: Persistent pain Joint swelling Reduced ability to walk Weakness Joint stiffness […]

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April 8, 2022
Vitamin D: Your Complete Guide to Healthy Joints and Bones

Everything you’ve been told up till now about vitamin D has been backward! In this article, we’re determined to set the record straight and debunk some of the most widespread myths about it. Stay tuned and continue reading to learn the pros and cons of vitamin D, where you can find it, and how you […]

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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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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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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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August 3, 2021
Can a Back Brace Fix Scoliosis? Here's the Recent Research

Scoliosis affects 1% to 3% of adolescents in the United States - a significant number of young people with a deformity that impairs their physical appearance and brings a potential risk for complications. Precisely those, who are at risk from complications, usually need bracing, which may be equally aesthetically unacceptable for an adolescent as the […]

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July 26, 2021
Common Habits and Activities that are Harming Your Posture in the Long Run

Our health does not always lean on big events like opening a gym membership or starting a new diet. Often, it is built on a dozen small habits we engage in daily. Health is in the decision to bike to the grocery store instead of taking the car. The habit of mindlessly snacking may open […]

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July 3, 2021
What a Pain in the Neck! -- Explaining Text Neck Syndrome

No one likes going to the hospital.   Yet, a 16-year-old girl found herself being admitted into a pediatric unit for a set of puzzling symptoms. Her head would often hurt, with dizziness as a twin that followed close behind. She had a sudden onset of pain in her neck. Imagine something dull and twisted […]

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May 5, 2021
Is it Ever Too Late to Save your Posture?

What Causes Poor Posture? A few variables can cause poor kyphotic posture, the most common one being our seating habits. We tend to slouch over and protrude our shoulders forward for a prolonged period without changing position, for example, sitting at the computer desk, slouching to use your mobile phone, watching TV etc. (1). These […]

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April 8, 2021
Beware of the Bone Thief - A Guide to Osteoporosis

More than two decades ago, the famous NHANES III study found that approximately 10% of people aged 50 and over suffer from osteoporosis. In 2010, these results were supplemented with the new findings: apart from 10% suffering from osteoporosis, 43% more have osteopenia. In other words, over 50% of people older than 50 have low […]

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