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  • Mayo Clinic Q and A: Help with sports injuries

    Young athletes get plenty of bumps and bruises, but how can they avoid injuries? Any advice on how long they should sit out before getting back on the field or in the game?

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  • 12 causes of shoulder pain and treatment options

    Shoulder pain can range from mild to severe and can come on suddenly or build up over time. Shoulder pain causes include fractures, tissue inflammation or tears, joint or ligament instability, and arthritis.

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  • Cycling knee pain: What to know

    Many cycling injuries occur due to overuse of the joints of the lower body, especially the knees.

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  • Hip flexors get weak when we sit too much—but simple stretches and strengthening exercises can leave you less stiff

    I am sure you've been told you should stand up and move away from your work stations or use a standing desk where possible. One of the major benefits of doing this is to activate and stretch the hip flexor area.

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  • Seven tips for exercising safely during a heatwave

    When summer temperatures soar, the idea of working out might be the furthest thing from your mind. But just because it's hot doesn't mean you can't still squeeze a workout in if you want to, though there are a few adjustments you may need to make to your normal routine.

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  • What to Know About a Hip Pointer

    A hip pointer is a term that covers a variety of hip pains caused by an impact on the hip. Athletes are typically among those who contend with hip pointers. With appropriate rest and recovery, though, they can be back on the field in no time.

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  • What Is an Osteotomy and Why Would You Need It?

    Osteotomy is a surgical technique used to correct alignment or malunion in a bone. It may be used to fix a broken bone that healed incorrectly, remove part of a bone, or cut open a bone.

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  • When is the best time of day to exercise? The answer may be different for men and women

    Recent findings suggest that the effectiveness of exercise depends on the time of day (Exercise Time Of Day, ETOD). Now, a randomized controlled trial not only confirms convincingly that ETOD affects the effectiveness of exercise, but also shows that these effects differ between types of exercise, and between women and men.

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  • How Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Is Diagnosed

    If you have carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), then you may understand how the symptoms can affect your everyday work and recreational activities. The pain, tingling, and weakness in your hand or fingers may keep you from typing on your computer, writing, or holding items. And one of the most challenging characteristics of carpal tunnel syndrome: getting an accurate diagnosis.

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  • How to thaw a frozen shoulder

    Frozen shoulder, or adhesive capsulitis, occurs when inflammation and scar tissue invade the shoulder joint. It can start with inflammation of the joint that leads to scarring, or in some cases the scarring happens with little inflammation.

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