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  • Transient osteoporosis of the hip: What to know

    Transient osteoporosis of the hip (TOH) is a rare condition that can cause a sudden onset of pain and reduced movement in the hip. Its name refers to the fact that it is often temporary, resolving on its own or with conservative treatment.

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  • Physical therapy noninferior to arthroscopic surgery for meniscal tear

    Exercise-based physical therapy is noninferior to arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for patient-reported knee function at five years among patients with a degenerative meniscal tear, according to a study published online July 8 in JAMA Network Open.

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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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  • How Acupuncture Can Be Used for Knee Osteoarthritis

    Osteoarthritis is a major cause of disability, affecting 22.9 percentTrusted Source of people over age 40 around the world. This article explains how acupuncture can treat osteoarthritis of the knee, what to expect if you try acupuncture therapy, and how effective it is as a pain management tool.

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  • Anterior knee pain: What to know

    Anterior knee pain is pain people feel at the front and center of the knee. It is a very common complaint caused by a wide range of muscle- or bone-related conditions or injuries.

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  • What to know about bow legs

    Bow legs is a condition in which a person’s legs appear to bow or bend outward. It occurs when a person who is standing straight with their ankles together appears to have a space between their knees.

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  • What are some natural treatments for osteoarthritis?

    Some people with osteoarthritis (OA) find relief from natural treatments, such as physical therapy and acupuncture. Many experts recommend a combination of drug-based and natural treatments for people with OA.

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  • Exercising With Knee Pain: Do's and Don'ts

    Plenty of studies show the enormous benefits of regular exercise on knee health and the protective advantages it can offer in keeping the structures, tissues and ligaments of the knee protected from damage now, and later in life. As long as you clear it with your physician first, you might be surprised at the knee pain relief and active lifestyle benefits that can come with introducing exercise into your daily routine.

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  • Upcoming Surgery Worry You? Poll Says You're Not Alone

    Many older Americans have concerns about elective surgery beforehand, but most who go through with it are satisfied with the outcome, a new survey finds.

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