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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Pain, numbness and tingling in your hand may be from carpal tunnel syndrome. It happens when the area around the… | Read the full article »

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Ankle Sprains

Ligaments are fibrous, elastic bands of tissue that connect and stabilize the bones. An ankle sprain is a common, painful… | Read the full article »

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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is an irritation of the plantar fascia. This thick band of connective tissue travels across the bottom of… | Read the full article »

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Throwing Injuries of the Elbow

Throwing overhand again and again puts a lot of stress on your elbow. It can lead to injury. Young athletes,… | Read the full article »

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Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)

This condition, commonly called tennis elbow, is an inflammation of the tendons that connect the muscles of the forearm to… | Read the full article »

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Meniscus Tear

This is a common injury of the knee. Your knee joint is cushioned by two c-shaped wedges of cartilage called… | Read the full article »

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner’s Knee)

This condition is an irritation of the cartilage on the back of the patella (the kneecap) that causes pain in… | Read the full article »

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Anatomy of the Knee

The knee is the body's largest joint. It's the place where three bones meet: the tibia, the femur and the… | Read the full article »

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Total Hip Replacement

During this procedure, your damaged hip joint is replaced with implants that recreate the ball and socket of a healthy… | Read the full article »

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Osteoarthritis of the Hip

Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative arthritis, is a gradual breakdown of cartilage in the joints. Cartilage is a tough, flexible connective… | Read the full article »

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