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When injury or illness occurs, it can be tough to figure out the best and most appropriate place to get medical care. Many people would head straight to an emergency room. But that may not be the best choice for your condition – or your wallet.
When avid skier Mayra Gonzalez took a spill on the ski slopes of the French Alps, she knew right away her knee was severely injured. Her thoughts almost immediately turned to the Ironman race she signed up for.
Kaylonna’s basketball season ended abruptly when she severely dislocated her knee, tearing a major ligament and damaging the cartilage. The 16-year-old had suffered dislocations before, but never as devastating.
Most youth baseball coaches are not following established sports medicine guidelines when it comes to counting pitches for their players, according to a recent study from University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital.
A new surgical technique can help patients undergoing arthroscopic hip surgery avoid numbness in the genital area -- a complication that occurs in up to 25 percent of patients undergoing the procedure.
Medical alert devices and other technology can be useful for seniors to ensure they can get help in case of a fall.
Healthy habits that include a nutritious diet, adequate sleep and moderate exercise can help keep your back strong and free of pain.
Once considered an adults-only injury, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are being seen increasingly in young athletes, some as young as 10. Learn about a unique, three-pronged approach to treat and prevent ACL tears.