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Broken wrist: Symptoms & treatment

Broken wrist: Symptoms & treatment

What is a distal radius fracture? Most commonly known as a broken wrist, a distal radius fracture occurs when the area of the radius near the wrist breaks. This injury is severely common. In fact, the radius is the most commonly broken bone in the arm. While the break...
Patellar Tendinitis: Symptoms & Causes

Patellar Tendinitis: Symptoms & Causes

What is patellar tendinitis Best known as jumper’s knee, patellar tendinitis is an injury to the tendon that connects the patella to the shinbone. The patellar tendon works with the muscles at the front of the thigh and gives you the ability to extend your knee to...
5 tips to stay healthy at a desk job

5 tips to stay healthy at a desk job

Desk jobs can have negative consequences on your health. Continuous sitting and the lack of movement that comes along with it increases your risk of musculoskeletal disorders, contributes to weight gain, and leaves you with general aches and pains. It’s essential to...
Understanding medical acupuncture

Understanding medical acupuncture

Acupuncture is an element of traditional Chinese medicine that involves inserting needles and applying heat and electrical stimulation at precise points in the body. When this modality is practiced by a doctor trained and licensed in Western medicine it’s referred to...
How to live well with osteoarthritis

How to live well with osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common chronic joint condition, affecting more than 27 million Americans. While there is no cure for OA, there are steps you can take to manage your symptoms, slow down the progression of this disease and live well with osteoarthritis....