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Bones, Joints & Muscles

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A woman experiences pain in her knee when she gets out of her car

Is Joint Pain Worse in Cold Weather?

People often blame cold weather or an impending storm for their increased joint pain. Are the two connected? And if so, what’s really causing the pain?

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Achilles Tendinopathy: What to Do About a Chronic Problem

Tendinopathy is a common injury among distance runners. But it can happen to non-athletes as well.

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Painful, Knotted Muscles? Trigger Point Injections Might Help

Tight, knotted muscles can be painful enough to stop you in your tracks. Trigger point injections are a safe, effective minimally invasive treatment option.

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Dynamic Stretching: How to Properly Warm Up for Exercise

Health care experts increasingly recommend warming up for exercise with dynamic stretches. Learn what dynamic stretches are and how to get started doing them.

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Preventing Overhead Throwing Injuries in Youth Athletes

Young athletes are at a higher risk of shoulder and elbow injuries from repeated overhead throwing motions. Learn how to help prevent these overuse injuries.

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Painful Leg Cramps Can Stop You in Your Tracks

The pain of a sudden cramp in your leg can literally bring you to your knees. Learn more about what causes them, what you can do to ease the pain and how to help prevent them from occurring.

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Living Pain-Free With Arthritis: Is It Possible?

Combined with other treatment methods, occupational and physical therapy make it possible for many people with arthritis to live pain-free.

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How Older Adults Can Avoid Falls

It’s important to remember that falling as you get older is not inevitable. Falls can be prevented with simple strategies.

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