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Orthopedics

Orthopedics covers many of your joint, muscle, and nerve pains. Explore how to get treatment for broken bones, strained muscles, and more painful conditions that warrant a visit to the doctor.
Man rubbing sore hand
How Hand Pain Is Treated
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Treating Chondromalacia: Exercises to Relieve Knee Pain
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Topical Relief for Muscle Pain
Close Up Of Legs Of A Sporty Man Training Up On The Stairs
How Can I Keep My Knees Healthy?
A woman receives knee pain treatment.
Natural Remedies for Chronic Knee Pain
pain in feet/hands
Hand and Foot Pain: Causes and Treatments
woman Holding Her Hand Pain While Using Laptop On Table
Massage Techniques for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
woman holding her hip in pain
How to Relieve Hip Pain
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Sleep Tips for Piriformis Syndrome: Mattress, Position, and More
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Are Squats Bad for Your Knees?
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Clavicle: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Bone pain
Causes and Risk Factors of Bone Diseases
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Everything to Know About Bone Diseases
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Fascia: The Collagen That Binds Us Together
Muscle disease
Muscular System Diseases and How They Affect Muscles
Myositis
Everything You Need to Know About Myositis
Patient checkup
An Overview of Paget's Disease of Bone
Chiropractic adjustment
The Risks and Benefits of Spinal Manipulation
Back Pain. Sport injury.
An Overview of Myalgia
A couple running outdoors in the evening
What Is Joint Hypermobility Syndrome?
Orthopedist meeting with patient with arm in a sling
Orthopedist: Expertise, Specialities, and Training
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Posture and Alignment Can Worsen TMJ, But Pilates Can Help
MRI scan
Is an MRI Scan With Contrast Safe?
Scan of a knee
The Role of Joints in Your Body
A runner with an injured leg sitting in the road
Common Ligament Tears and How They Are Treated
Woman breaking a cigarette in half
Effects of Smoking Cigarettes on Musculoskeletal Health
Achilles muscle injury on running outdoors. Senior man holding knee by hands and suffering with pain. Sprain ligament.
A Look at Normal and Abnormal Function of Tendons
A woman during an ultrasound check up
How Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome Causes Abnormalities of Skeletal Muscles
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What You Should Know About the Musculoskeletal System
Man concerned about pain in his armpit
What are the Causes of Armpit Pain?
woman with shoulder pain
This Cause of Shoulder and Arm Pain Is Very Unusual
Beautiful pregnant woman sitting on bed at home
6 Common Orthopedic Problems in Pregnant Women
muscle cramp
Muscle cramp causes, prevention, and treatment
XRay
What to Expect If You Need to Have an X-Ray
Injured soccer player getting her ankle checked by her coach
5 Tests You Don't Need Done
Knee arthroscopy
Here's What Can Go Wrong During a Knee Arthroscopy
Woman going into an MRI
What Should You Expect From an MRI?
an athlete running on sidewalk
Get to Know the Anatomy of the Lower Leg Muscles
a runner holding his Achilles tendon
Find out How Inflammation of Your Tendons Can Cause Tendonitis
Contortionist using smartphone
Do Double-Jointed People Really Have Extra Joints?
Female sports massage therapist hard at work
The Benefits of Sports Massage
orthopedist applying shoulder tape
What Orthopedic Surgery Is All About
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How to Keep Your Body Healthy in Your Home Office
Photo of a man holding a painful thigh.
What is Causing Your Thigh Pain, and What Should You Do About It?
She overexerted herself on that run
When ACL Tears Occur in Middle-Aged and Older Athletes
hand pain
Causes of Hand Pain and Treatment Options
Peripheral Cyanosis
What You Need to Know About Peripheral Cyanosis
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Do You Need Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy?
Arm pain
Why Is My Arm Hurting?
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How to Determine If You Might Benefit From In-Home Physical Therapy
Collarbone x-ray
Causes of Collarbone Pain and Treatment Options
The Cardiovascular System
Find Out About Venous Insufficiency and How It's Treated
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The Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment of Ollier Disease
Syringe and Pills
What You Need to Know About Fludrocortisone
people walking
Groin Pain When Walking: Causes, Treatments, and When to See a Doctor
groin strain
Diagnosing and Treating Groin Pulls
Photo of a woman performing yoga balance exercises.
Proprioception Exercises Can Help Prevent Ankle Sprains
Jogger checking if his ankle is broken or twisted
Why You Shouldn't Do RICE for Sprains
A man stretching his hamstrings in the Gym
How to Treat a Pulled or Torn Hamstring Muscle
Young man holding ice pack on ankle
How to Recognize and Manage an Ankle Sprain