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  • Don’t Make These 4 Mistakes When Lifting Weights

    No matter what your gender or age, lifting weights is a great way to increase your resting heart rate, lower body fat, improve balance and motor coordination, and enhance joint stability. However, it’s easy to make common mistakes that can cause injuries or delay the results you hope to achieve.

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  • Running: Ibuprofen Use Is Common But Many Athletes Are Unaware Of The Risks

    Whether you're an ultra-marathoner or have just started, injuries and muscle soreness from running are inevitable. But instead of taking a break, many runners reach for ibuprofen or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to get through injuries or pain. Not only can doing this make recovery more difficult, but frequent use of anti-inflammatories can be dangerous.

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  • Hip Replacement Complications

    Hip replacement complications include blood clots, change in leg length, dislocation, fractures, infection and loosening of the implant. People who have received metal-on-metal hips may also experience metallosis, a form of metal poisoning that causes tissue damage and other serious conditions.

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  • Avoid Surgery' For Most Cases Of Common Wrist Fracture In Young People, Urge Researchers

    The SWIFFT trial, funded by the National Institute for Health Research, concludes that for a scaphoid waist fracture in the wrist a plaster cast should be used in the first instance, with surgery only being considered if the bone doesn't heal.

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  • Does Medicare Cover Hip Replacement?

    Medicare typically covers hip replacement surgery, providing a doctor confirms the procedure is medically necessary.

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  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons