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  • Edison-Metuchen Orthopaedic Group
    Trusted Choice for Exceptional
    Patient-Centered Care
  • For Back related issues please visit

Healthcare News

Increased muscle power may prolong life
Source:
 Medical News Today

Increasing muscle strength is good, but increasing muscle power may be even better for enjoying a longer life, according to a recent study.

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Elbow Injuries and Rehabilitation
Source:
 Verywell Health

Stress on this joint can affect the surrounding ligaments and muscles and cause tissue damage. Learn more about elbow anatomy, injuries, and rehabilitation.

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High-intensity interval training increases injuries, study finds
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 Medical Xpress

People who engage in high-intensity interval training are at greater risk for injury, especially in the knees and shoulders, a Rutgers study found.

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Expert tips for reducing running injuries
Source:
 Medical Xpress

Most runners are enthusiastic about their sport and take steps to work out safely. But injuries like stress fractures and muscle strains, among others, are common and can sideline you, sometimes for weeks if not months.

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Get in shape for tennis and other racquet sports
Source:
 Medical Xpress

By practicing a pregame plan for these strenuous workouts, you’ll be less likely to experience injuries that could leave you sidelined.

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What to know about MCL tears
Source:
 Medical News Today.com

A tear to the medial collateral ligament in the knee can cause pain, swelling, and a lack of stability in the knee. Treatment is usually with ice, a knee brace, and physical therapy. Surgery may be necessary in rare cases.

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One-Third of U.S. Kids Have Back Pain, Study Says
Source:
 Health Day

One in three between the ages of 10 and 18 said they had backaches in the past year, according to a survey of about 3,700 youngsters. The incidence rose along with kids’ age and weight and was higher among those who play competitive sports.

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Play It Safe With Winter Sports
Source:
 Health Day

Skiing, snowboarding, skating and sledding are great ways to have winter fun, but be sure to take steps to reduce your risk of injuries, experts say.

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Finding the Right Athletic Shoe
Source:
 Health Day

While it will do some damage to your bank account, you need a sport-specific pair of shoes for any activity you do more than three times a week. Otherwise you risk injury and may hamper your performance.

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Safe exercises for a herniated disk
Source:
 Medical News Today

Gentle exercises, stretches, and activities can all help relieve the pain of a herniated disk. Exercises can also strengthen and improve flexibility in the spine, neck, and back.

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Strengthen your deltoids to help prevent shoulder injuries
Source:
 Medical Xpress

When it comes to training, the anterior, or front, deltoid muscle gets almost all the attention, while the medial and posterior deltoids get the cold shoulder.

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Exercise may prevent heart attacks in otherwise healthy people
Source:
 Medical News Today

New research published in the European Heart Journal suggests that even people with no signs of cardiovascular disease should exercise to prevent a heart attack.

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Many diseases increase the risks of hip fracture surgery
Source:
 Science Daily

Parkinson’s disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatic diseases, alcoholism and mental health disorders increase the risk of surgical complications after a hip fracture surgery, a new study analyzing nationwide registers finds.

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Foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons offer tips for diabetic foot care
Source:
 Podiatry Canada

November is National Diabetes Month, a time to focus on a disease that affects over 30 million people in the US. The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society® (AOFAS) raises awareness around the potential foot complications caused by diabetes and offers tips on how to prevent them.

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Evidence Behind Injections on the Elbow, Wrist and Hand
Source:
 Sports Med Review

After reviewing corticosteroid injections of the shoulder region, we will now move distally down the arm and into the elbow, wrist and hand. This article will cover some of the randomized trials and reviews on corticosteroid injections for some of the most common issues that present to a sports medicine practice including lateral and medial epicondylitis, de Quervain’s tenosynovitis, trigger finger, carpal tunnel syndrome.

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Care of Shoulder Pain in the Overhead Athlete
Source:
 Ncbi

Shoulder complaints are common in the overhead athlete. Understanding the biomechanics of throwing and swimming requires understanding the importance of maintaining the glenohumeral relationship of the shoulder. Capsular laxity, humeral retrotorsion, glenoid retroversion, glenohumeral internal rotation deficit, and scapular dyskinesis can all contribute to shoulder dysfunction and pain.

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Patient-reported results, knee stability improved after all-inside double-bundle ACL reconstruction
Source:
 Healio

Investigators found significant improvements from preoperative measures at 24.8-month follow-up for both mean side-to-side differences and Lysholm scores in patients who underwent double-bundle ACL reconstruction using a special drill pin guide and reamer, along with a laser-guided device to facilitate a transtibial approach.

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Imaging identifies cartilage regeneration in long-distance runners
Source:
 RSNA News

Using a mobile MRI truck, researchers followed runners for 4,500 kilometers through Europe to study the physical limits and adaptation of athletes over a 64-day period, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

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Martial arts can be hazardous to kids
Source:
 Medical Xpress

Perhaps there’s a black belt in your child’s future. But for safety’s sake, kids should only engage in noncontact forms of martial arts, a new American Academy of Pediatrics report says.

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