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Orthopedic & Body Health
There may have been times when you felt pain as you made a sudden movement but you didn’t think too much of it. You may have thought it was temporary, but it’s not. That’s what happens when your muscles, joints, or bones are injured. If you experience something similar again, go to an ortho injury...
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In a life-threatening medical emergency, there are vital signs that medical personnel monitor to assess the functioning of vital body organs. The four basic vital signs are body temperature, pulse rate, respiration rate, and blood pressure. Each of these vital signs have established norms for healthy proper functioning, as well as values indicative of when...
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Hairline fractures are among the most common sports injuries and often occur in high impact sports. While many hairline fractures occur in the foot and other bones in the lower limb, it’s possible to experience this injury in your arm. This guide will help you spot a hairline injury in the arm, so you can...
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Man running in the snow for weight management
The holiday season means sugary sweets and cozy nights on the couch. And while these treats can get you in the holiday spirit, they may not be the best option for weight management and bone health. Fortunately, by finding balance and prioritizing a healthy lifestyle this season, you can keep your bones strong and prevent...
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When you take a tumble and land on your arm, you might be concerned about a potential fracture. But how do you know if your arm is actually broken? Your first step should be a visit to a sports injury urgent care clinic. While you’re on the way, look out for these signs of a...
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Parent looking at child's injured wrist
When your child runs off the field holding their wrist, you might be worried about a fracture. However, broken and strained wrists may show similar symptoms. While you should always visit a sports injury clinic for diagnostics and treatment, there are some ways you can spot the difference between a simple strain and a wrist...
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Knee and ankle issues are among the most common orthopedic injuries for runners. However, this doesn’t mean running is bad for your joints. It’s a common myth that running places too much strain on your joints, when in fact, running can actually benefit your joint health.  How Running Helps Your Joints When it comes to...
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Boy rounding the bases in a baseball game
Fractures, or broken bones, are among the most common sports injuries, especially in youth sports. If your child breaks their bone during a game or practice, surgery may be the best course of treatment. But how do you know if this is the case? This guide will break down bone fracture treatment options and how...
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