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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.
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Fascia: Structure, Function, Rehab
Muscle disease
Muscular System Diseases: Overview and More
Myositis
Myositis: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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Paget's Disease: Symptoms, Causes, and Diagnosis
Chiropractic adjustment
Chiropractic Adjustment: Benefits, Risks, and More
Back Pain. Sport injury.
Myalgia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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Joint Hypermobility Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
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Orthopedist: Expertise, Specialties, and Training
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TMJ Pain Can Be Helped With These Simple Pilates Moves
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MRI With Contrast: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
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The Role of Joints in Your Body
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Ligament Tears: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
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Effects of Smoking Cigarettes on Musculoskeletal Health
Achilles tendon
Normal Function of Tendons Versus Abnormalities
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The Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Options of Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome
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The Musculoskeletal System and Disease
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Armpit Pain: Causes, Treatment, When to See a Doctor
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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Overview
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6 Orthopedic Problems Seen in Pregnancy
muscle cramp
Muscle Cramp Causes and Treatments
XRay
X-Rays: Uses, Procedure, Results
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Top 5 Orthopedic Tests You Don't Need
Knee arthroscopy
Risks and Complications of Knee Arthroscopy Surgery
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How an MRI Machine Works for Orthopedics
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The Anatomy of the Lower Leg Muscles
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How Inflammation of Tendons Can Cause Tendonitis
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Double-Jointed: Having Extra Joints or Loose Ligaments?
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The Benefits of Sports Massage
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Orthopedic Surgery: Treatment and Therapy of Bones and Joints
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Home Office Ergonomics: Tips, Products, and Exercises
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Thigh Pain: Causes, Treatment, and When to See A Doctor
She overexerted herself on that run
ACL Tears and Surgery in Adults
hand pain
Hand Pain: Causes, Treatment, and When to See a Doctor
Peripheral Cyanosis
Peripheral Cyanosis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
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Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy: What to Know
Arm pain
Arm Pain: Causes, Treatment, and When to See a Doctor
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Home-Care Physical Therapy: Benefits and Qualifications
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Collarbone Pain: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
The Cardiovascular System
Venuous Insufficiency: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
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An Overview of Ollier Disease
Syringe and Pills
What You Need to Know About Fludrocortisone
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Groin Pain When Walking: Causes, Treatments, and When to See a Doctor
groin strain
Diagnosing and Treating Groin Pulls
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Prevent Ankle Sprains With Proprioception Training
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Why You Shouldn't Do RICE for Sprains
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How to Treat a Torn Hamstring
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Ankle Sprain: Overview and More
Ice on a knee injury
Choosing Ice or Heat Application to Treat Injury
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Treatments of a Pulled Muscle
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The Difference Between a Sprain and a Strain
rib pain
Costochondritis: Overview and More
injury
Sprain and Strain Muscle and Ligament Injuries
high ankle sprain
How a High Ankle Sprain Is Treated
back strain
Low Back Strain - Treatment of Back Muscle Injuries
calf stretch
Stretching Exercises for a Calf Strain
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Is Your Calf Muscle Pain a Strain or Something Else?
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Pulled Abdominal Muscle Symptoms and Treatment
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Wobble Board Ankle Sprain Exercises Strengthen Joints
calf strain
Calf Strain and Muscle Spasm of the Leg
hamstring pain
Pulled Hamstring Is a Muscle Strain Injury of the Thigh