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  • What causes pain in the right hip in females?

    Possible causes of right hip pain include muscle injury, osteoarthritis, and pelvic floor conditions. In females, it can also occur during pregnancy. Treatment may involve pain relief, stretching, and exercise.

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  • Collagen supplements may help improve the health of your tendons and bones, says researcher

    Research shows that collagen supplements may also have many benefits for our physical health too—which could be important for enhancing athletic performance, reducing the risk of injury and improving quality of life as we get older.

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  • Pneumothorax After Shoulder Arthroscopy: A Rare Complication of Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery

    Shoulder arthroscopy is considered a very safe surgical procedure; however, there are possible complications that are prevalent or devastating. This article presents a 52-year-old woman scheduled for elective arthroscopic rotator cuff repair under general anesthesia in the lateral decubitus position. Postoperatively, the patient experienced dyspnea, chest pain, and oxygen desaturation, and a diagnosis of pneumothorax was made.

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  • Advice From A Certified Hand Therapist: Thumb Arthritis

    Do you feel aches and pains specifically at the base of your thumb? Do you find that the pain becomes worse when performing certain types of pinching, grasping, or gripping? Have you been experiencing stiffness, weakness, or a loss of motion at the base of the thumb? If any of these describe your symptoms, you may have osteoarthritis of the thumb, also known as basal joint arthritis or thumb arthritis.

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  • Younger vs. older patients exhibit worse outcomes after total ankle arthroplasty

    Younger patients may have worse outcomes after total ankle arthroplasty compared with older patients.Higher rates of activity in younger patients may explain increased stress and loading on the prosthesis.

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  • What to know about transforaminal epidural steroid injections

    People with conditions including sciatica, herniated discs, and spinal stenosis may benefit from transforaminal epidural steroid injections. Doctors may also use this injection to examine how a person’s body reacts to it to help diagnose any underlying condition that could be causing them pain.

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  • Readmissions more likely for wheelchair users after shoulder replacement

    Wheelchair users are nearly three times more likely to experience hospital readmission following total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA), according to UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers. The findings, published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine, highlight the importance of comprehensive preoperative counseling and risk assessment for patients who use wheelchairs.

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  • Torn ACLs may heal with therapy instead of surgery, though some surgeons aren’t convinced

    It’s long been thought that a torn ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament, has limited ability to heal on its own and requires surgery. Recent research suggests that a nonsurgical treatment, including physical therapy, could be as effective.

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  • Causes and Treatment for Outer, Side, and Inner Hip Pain

    There are many possible causes of hip pain. They include serious ones, like a fracture or joint infection, and less serious causes, like bursitis.1 Your healthcare provider can diagnose the cause and help to plan your treatment.

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  • Natural remedies for tendinitis inflammation

    Tendinitis can take time to heal. Natural remedies for the inflammation include rest, ice, compression, physical therapy, and complementary treatments, such as acupuncture.

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