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  • What to Expect: Rotator Cuff Surgery Recovery

    What to Expect: Rotator Cuff Surgery Recovery

    A very common source of shoulder pain, rotator cuff tears can happen over time or result from accidents or sports injuries. The kind of treatment necessary and recovery timeline depend on the extent of the damage inflicted and the severity of the symptoms.

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  • Hip Bursitis Exercises

    Hip Bursitis Exercises

    Hip bursitis is a condition that results from inflammation in the bursa, a fluid-filled sac that reduces friction in joints. When the bursa becomes inflamed, it causes pain and stiffness that can extend from the thigh area and spread across the hip. Although this condition causes major discomfort, there are exercises that can help promote strength and flexibility and reduce hip pain.

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  • A Holistic Approach to Decrease Pain and Swelling

    A Holistic Approach to Decrease Pain and Swelling

    There is little harm in taking over the counter supplements or essential oils when done correctly. Studies have shown they can be just as effective in relieving painful symptoms of osteoarthritis as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and aspirin. When considering taking a holistic approach to decrease pain and swelling, know that these solutions have been around for centuries.

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  • Pre and Post Winter Workout Tips for Preventing Injury

    Pre and Post Winter Workout Tips for Preventing Injury

    For even the most experienced athletes, working out in colder temperatures can seem like an intimidating feat. Worries surrounding stiff muscles and potential ACL injuries may lead some to avoid the activity altogether. The good news is that there is no need to fear the prospect of working out during the winter.

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  • High School Sports Injuries: Common Injuries and Prevention

    High School Sports Injuries: Common Injuries and Prevention

    When it comes to youth sports injury rates, the number of injuries reported for teenage athletes is quite comparable to the number of professional athlete injuries. In fact, there are 2 million injuries that occur each year from high school sports-related activities.

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