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Don’t be Hurt by the Holidays

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Tis’ the season for good times with friends and family, candle lighting, decking the halls, feasting, toasting, eggnog and presents. It is the season of endings and new beginnings. It is a time for joy; at least for most families. During this festive time of year, thousands of people will get hurt and some will…

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Frozen Shoulder Pain? Not Cool!

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Frozen shoulder, a condition affecting the shoulder joint, also known as adhesive capsulitis, causes stiffness and pain. Frozen shoulder often resolves on its own, but it can take from a year to three years to run its cycle of discomfort and pain. Causes of Frozen Shoulder Syndrome The exact cause for developing frozen shoulder syndrome…

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Taking Time to Heal

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A big challenge facing some injured athletes is that of taking enough time off to heal. Amateurs, high school students and professional athletes have this in common. A painful injury can stop you in your tracks. As long as the pain is sufficient to keep you from returning to the field, you are able to…

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Burners Syndrome

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Football is one of America’s favorite sports and is notorious for a variety of sports injuries. Concussion, ACL and rotator cuff injuries are among the more common of these injuries. Another injury you may not be so well acquainted with is burners or stingers syndrome. These injuries occur as a result of an impact in…

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Are You a Member of the Hip Crowd?

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Back in the day, being a member of the hip crowd was cool. Nowadays, being a member of the hip crowd can mean you are among those with hip discomfort, pain and trouble getting around. The good news is, there are options for improving the function of your hips and if you are not yet…

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Living with Chronic Back Pain

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Millions of Americans suffer from back pain. In fact, a majority will experience some type of back pain at some point in their lifetime. Back pain is one of the leading causes of missed work hours and disability in the United States. For many people, it is a short-lived inconvenience. For others, it means years…

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Whiplash Causes and Symptoms

man with pain neck after car collision

The cracking of a whip, when done correctly, gets attention. When that motion is applied to your head and neck, it can result in pain and stiffness. Headaches are also common with this type of injury. Rear-end auto accidents are the cause of most whiplash injuries, but not the only cause. Any type of trauma…

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When Surgery is the Answer for Back Pain

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One of the prominent causes of job-related disability is lower back pain. This is also one of the leading causes for missing work, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Back pain can be debilitating, impacting your daily activities, and limiting your ability to function normally. Back pain can be situational and…

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Protecting Your Knees

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There’s a saying, you never miss the water ‘till the well runs dry. That sentiment can be applied to your knees – you will not appreciate them fully until they become compromised. Even a small loss of function in your knees can be problematic. A Weighty Subject Your knees must withstand amazing amounts of pressure;…

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Who Gets Plantar Fasciitis?

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Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis. This condition is the result of inflammation of the thick band of tissue located on the bottom of the foot connecting the heel bone to the toes. This is called the plantar fascia. The pain caused by plantar fasciitis usually occurs in the morning and decreases…

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