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Jan

17
2017

Finger Dislocation: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

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A variety of different things can cause a finger injury. You can bruise it or cut it when you’re in the kitchen, or even smash it when working out in the shop. But, a finger dislocation is a totally different type of injury. Take a look at the causes, symptoms, and your treatment options should you find yourself in the position of having a dislocated finger. Causes The cause of a finger dislocation is either “jamming” your finger on the end of the fingertip with an excessive force, or it can be caused if your finger becomes overextended in a

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Jan

10
2017

What is Referred Shoulder Pain?

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Feeling pain is never a good problem to go through. However, sometimes pain in one area of the body can be a sign of an issue in another area. While you may have shoulder pain and you at first think it’s something to do with your arm or shoulder, it could be something called referred shoulder pain instead. It may not have anything to do with the actual location of the pain in your body. Referred shoulder pain is actually pain that shows up in the shoulder but could be an indication of gallstones, heart blood vessel problems, lung infection

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Jan

03
2017

Myofascial Pain Syndrome (Muscle Pain): Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

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Suffering from pain of any type can be difficult to handle. Sometimes the pain may be minor and can be worked through, while other times it can debilitating and hard to handle. One chronic condition that involves muscle pain that many deal with is called Myofascial pain syndrome. This involves inflammation that is in the soft tissues of the body and cause pain in different areas. It could involve one particular muscular area or a group of muscles causing pain. Here are a few things you should know if you’re dealing with muscle pain or if you think you’re dealing

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Dec

27
2016

Tailbone Pain (Coccydynia): Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

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Dealing with pain is never an easy situation. However, when you deal with coccydynia, or tailbone pain, it can be difficult to do even the most normal daily tasks such as sitting at your desk. Tailbone pain can be caused by a variety of things and is more common in women than it is men. Here is a look at the symptoms of coccydynia, causes of the pain and how it can be treated to get you back to living life as normal. Causes and Symptoms A variety of things causes this type of pain such as a fall or

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Dec

20
2016

What is Knee Arthroscopy? – Procedure & Benefits

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If you suffer from knee pain or have had an injury to the knee, your doctor may suggest knee arthroscopy to see what is going on. This procedure is an evaluation of the knee without making a large incision. It will permit your doctor to see exactly what is going on in your knee and what is causing your pain without a huge invasive procedure being done. Your doctor may suggest this less invasive procedure if you have torn a meniscus, have inflamed tissue that needs removed, have an infection in the knee, or if you have kneecap issues that

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Dec

15
2016

Clavicle Fracture (Broken Collarbone): Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

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It takes a lot to break a bone in the body and the collarbone is no different. A collarbone fracture can be quite painful and it takes a lot of force, in general, to break the bone that is one of the major ones in your shoulder area. Learning what the causes, symptoms and treatment options for a clavicle fracture can help you to understand what will happen if this injury occurs to you or your loved one. Causes and Symptoms How do you break your collarbone? Typically, the clavicle fracture is caused by a direct hit to the bone

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Dec

06
2016

Should I Have Bunion Surgery? – Pros and Cons

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When it comes to everyday life your feet play a huge role. They take you from one place to the next, help you get where you need to go, and enjoy life playing sports, hanging out with friends and family, and just in general taking care of you. What happens you’re dealing with the pain of bunions or even embarrassment of the problem? Suffering with bunions on your feet can be painful and make it hard to enjoy everyday life activities that you so want to take part in. There’s a variety of bunion treatment options and bunion surgery is

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Nov

29
2016

Toddler’s Pigeon Toed: Causes & Treatment Options

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As a child develops and starts to walk you may notice what some call pigeon toed waking or intoeing. These two words are used to describe the inward turn of your child’s foot when they are walking along or maybe even your own foot issues you might deal with. As a toddler is growing their body is constantly changing and these problems you notice now may not be an issue in a few months or years to come. How can you know if the intoeing problem you’re seeing with your child is a problem that needs further attention? Here is

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Nov

22
2016

Jumper’s Knee (Patellar Tendonitis): Symptoms & Treatments

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Whether you like to run for sport or just for fun, there is an injury that accounts for just less than 5% of all running injuries. Patellar Tendonitis, or jumper’s knee, is an injury to the patellar tendon that connects you knee to your tibia bone. This area takes on a huge load in any type of running or jumping movements and it can become injured quite quickly. This typically happens in men more than women but both are susceptible to this type of injury. Symptoms There are a few different stages of jumper’s knee and depending on what stage

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Nov

15
2016

Groin Pain: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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In most cases, when you move your body does so without any pain or problems from areas that move you on a regular basis. What happens when you start to feel pain in your groin area? Groin pain can be caused from a variety of different ailments or groin injury issues. Here is a look at a few of the causes of groin pain, the symptoms you should look for and the treatment options you have available should suffer from a groin injury. Causes of Groin Pain Pain in the groin area can be caused by a multitude of possibilities.

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