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Although summer is the season for fun, excitement, and plenty of opportunities to spend time with friends and family, many of the approximately 6.8 million orthopedic injuries that occur across the United States each year are reported during the summer months. In order to avoid orthopedic injuries that will put a damper on your summer
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Do you desire to stay fit and healthy with a sculpted figure and well-defined muscle tone but have no idea where to start? Being a beginner in the fitness world can be intimidating for anyone. Reaching fitness success does not happen overnight – it is a long process but definitely worth the hard work and
a man in a t-shirt holding his elbow in pain
The elbows is considered one of the most complex joints in the body, as they consist of bone, ligaments, cartilage, and fluid. Despite this complexity, the elbows is responsible for much of our upper body mobility, as we wouldn’t be able to bend and move our arms without them. Unfortunately, because of the joint’s complexity,
a man sitting at his laptop holding his wrist in pain
Have you experienced a numbness or tingling feeling radiating through your arms and hands? If this feeling has persisted for a number of months and gotten progressively worse, you may have carpal tunnel syndrome, or CTS. Carpal tunnel syndrome can occur when the median nerve in your wrist becomes pinched. CTS is commonly caused by
a man holding his elbow in pain
Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is the most common diagnosis in people seeking medical attention for elbow pain. Because tendons heal slowly, the healing process can take several weeks, months, or years. However, with early diagnosis and treatment by a physical therapist, the time frame where pain is experienced can be shortened. Causes of Tennis