Hand exercises for people with arthritis
Swelling, pain and stiffness in the joints are common symptoms for people with arthritis. If you have arthritis, your health care professional may recommend hand exercises to help you improve joint flexibility and range of motion.
How Shin Splints Are Treated
Treatments for shin splints include home remedies, activity modification, medications, and physical therapy. In rare cases, a healthcare provider may recommend procedures such as prolotherapy (an injectable treatment) and extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) (a noninvasive treatment) for shin splints.
What Causes Neck and Shoulder Pain?
The neck and shoulders are complex and interconnected areas, and medical problems that affect one often affect the other, as well. Pain and dysfunction from injuries or conditions that impact the joints, muscles, and other structures can easily spread from the neck to the shoulder(s) and from the shoulder(s) to the neck.
Osteochondritis dissecans of the knee: What to know
Osteochondritis dissecans of the knee may not cause any symptoms, but some people may experience pain and swelling. Engaging in competitive sports may contribute to its development.
Is Walking Good for Hip Arthritis?
Hip arthritis results from the breakdown of cartilage within your hip joints, causing hip stiffness and pain that can increase with inactivity, standing, and walking. Although walking can be uncomfortable and difficult with hip arthritis, walking is also incredibly important for maintaining the mobility and strength of your hips.
Study of Former NFL Players Shows Race Differences in Chronic Pain
The study, of nearly 4,000 former National Football League (NFL) players, found that Black men reported more intense, more debilitating pain than their white counterparts. They were also more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety or fatigue -- and those problems were often related to their pain levels.
Meniscal allograft transplantation yielded functional improvements in adolescent patients
According to presented results, meniscal allograft transplantation provided predictable functional improvements for adolescent patients with functional outcomes and graft survivorship comparable to those in adults.
Just Keep Swimming: 9 Health Benefits of Water Workouts
Swimming isn’t just good exercise, it’s great exercise. That’s thanks to the water itself, which offers buoyancy and resistance that makes it easier on your whole body than other forms of exercise.
New Bionic Implant Allows Control of All Fingers
A multinational team of engineers and surgeons has developed a bionic hand with a high level of function in every finger -- a significant advance for amputees.
What to know about gout vs. bunions
Gout and bunions can cause similar symptoms, which may include pain in the big toe joint. However, healthcare professionals use different treatments for the two conditions.