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Tennis Elbow: Symptoms and Treatment Options

Tennis Elbow: Symptoms and Treatment Options

Lateral epicondylitis, commonly known as “tennis elbow”, is a repetitive strain injury that can happen around the elbow joint. The condition usually starts as a small, dull ache and gradually builds to a more serious, chronic pain. Symptoms include swelling of the elbow and weakening grip. It’s a common source of elbow pain. Below are
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New Study Marks Potential Osteoporosis Treatment Target

New Study Marks Potential Osteoporosis Treatment Target

  Osteoporosis is a disorder that causes the bones to become weaker. This leads people to have a greater risk of fractures and other injuries. 54 million Americans either have it or are at risk for developing it. One in two women and one in four men will experience a fracture related to osteoporosis. Because
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Tips for Bone Health

Tips for Bone Health

Bone Health Awareness Week starts next week. Many of our patients come in with aching bone and joint problems. As with most conditions, prevention is key. Below, are some tips for healthier bones. Getting enough calcium in your diet is an important step for bone health. The National Institutes of Health recommends getting 1,000 mg
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Preventing Repetitive Strain Injuries at Your Desk

Preventing Repetitive Strain Injuries at Your Desk

Most of us have jobs that require typing on a computer for at least some of the day. One danger that arises with typing for long periods of time is developing repetitive strain injury (RSI). RSI comes about when repetitive activities wear down the tendons, ligaments, or muscles of our hands. Typing is just one
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