Sports injuries are the second leading cause of emergency room visits for children and adolescents, and the second leading cause of injuries in school.
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Here are some things to keep in mind for improving fitness post-injury:
Although sciatica can be extremely painful, in many cases it is best to try to manage the pain while the body heals on its own.
Exercise is a great way to stay youthful and even turn back the clock on aging. If you’re new to exercise or simply want a fitness reboot, here are ideas by the decade.
While the procedure can be performed with minimal invasion using an arthroscope, there is usually an extensive recovery period which can last for up to six months.
Most scoliosis surgeons agree that children who have very severe curves (45-50° and higher) will need surgery to lessen the curve and prevent it from getting worse. The operation for scoliosis is a spinal fusion. The basic idea is to realign and fuse together the curved vertebrae so that they heal into a single, solid […]
Your joints link bones together so you can bend your knees, wiggle your hips, and move your body. Learn how you might be preventing your joints from working their best.
Medical Author: Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD | Medical Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD | Article Featured on MedicineNet What is scoliosis? Scoliosis is a disorder that causes an abnormal curve of the spine, or backbone. The spine has normal curves when looking from the side, but it should appear straight when looking from the front. Kyphosis is a […]
Are you neglecting or even unaware of the muscles in your back? If so, you’re putting yourself at risk.
In this article, learn more about what to expect from knee arthroscopy.