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How to Prevent and Treat Repetitive Strain Injuries
Whether swinging a hammer or a tennis racquet, or working at a computer all day, overuse syndromes are common and treatable.
8 Surgeries You Can Have and Go Home the Same Day
Newer, minimally invasive procedures have shortened recovery times and a growing number skip the hospital stay.
Tips for Managing Neck and Back Pain
Low back and neck pain is often a result of strained muscles that support the spine. Learn about treatment, prevention and when to call a specialist.
Why Wearing Shoes at Home Can Reduce Foot Strain
Our feet take a lot of wear and tear, which often goes unnoticed until something starts to hurt.
Can the Way You Sleep Cause Pain in Your Shoulders?
If shoulder pain is keeping you up at night, you’re likely frustrated. Fortunately, many options exist for treatment and relief.
Heavy Backpack? Here’s How Kids Can Lighten the Load
Overloaded backpacks place stress on muscles and soft tissues, causing fatigue and strain and increasing the risk of neck, shoulder and back injuries. Learn more.
Torn ACL Threatens to Take Busy Mom Out of the Game
When Amy – runner, soccer coach and mom to three boys – experienced a complete tear of her left ACL, the orthopedic experts at UH worked around her busy schedule to get her up and running again.
Firefighter Returns After Shoulder Injuries
After being treated for a rotator cuff tear and a bicep tear by James Voos, MD, Ellita was able to return to her job as a full-time firefighter.