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Avoiding overuse wrist injuries

It may seem hard to believe, considering that you use your hands and wrists to do almost everything, but some of the most common wrist injuries are caused by overuse and repetitive motion. Dr. Sanj Kakar, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic ...

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Backpack smarts from a pro

Children are back at school with fresh school supplies, a new set of books, and likely a larger load in their backpack.

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Health issues among football players focus of expert analysis

With the start of the American football season fast approaching, the health and wellness of players is top of mind. While most of the focus is on head and orthopedic injuries, heart health is also an important concern for ...

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Infrared thermography, a support tool for orthopedic diagnosis

A research group at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) in collaboration with Clínica CEMTRO has carried out a study to establish the capacity of infrared thermography (IRT) to discriminate injuries and to evaluate ...

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Ease into a workout program to prevent injuries

(HealthDay)—If your New Year's resolution was to get in shape, you should ease into your exercise program, an expert warns. Trying to get quick results could do more harm than good.

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