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Choosing the Right Footwear: 5 Tips

Choosing the Right Footwear: 5 Tips

A good pair of shoes means happy feet. Find out how to locate the perfect pair for you. After a long day of standing, whether at work or shopping, do your feet ache? You may be quick to blame your …

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7 Tips for a Healthy Spine

7 Tips for a Healthy Spine

Your spine is too important to neglect. Use these tips for optimal spinal health. You have probably experienced back pain here and there. Occasional pain is common and often not serious. However, you can help avoid bouts of pain and …

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Preventing Back Pain at Work

Preventing Back Pain at Work

The workplace is a prime spot for unintentional back injuries, whether you have a desk job or you lift and carry packages regularly. The National Safety Council says that back injuries are the most common type of injury in the …

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What is Orthopedics?

What is Orthopedics?

We all get aches and pains from time to time, but orthopedic conditions should receive medical attention. Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point can help. Orthopedic problems occur in the joints, muscles, or tendons. Daily life can put stress on your …

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My Aching Back! Spinal issues that can cause low back pain

My Aching Back! Spinal issues that can cause low back pain

Get to the bottom of what’s causing your low back pain. When your back is aching, all you want is relief—and to get to the root of the problem. Here are some spinal issues that can cause low back pain: …

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Knee Replacement: What to Expect Before, During & After

Knee Replacement: What to Expect Before, During & After

Knee replacement is the most common joint replacement surgery, but many people don't know what to expect before, during and after the procedure. If you have any concerns, be sure to discuss them with your doctor prior to your knee …

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Preventing Common Knee Injuries

Preventing Common Knee Injuries

Running, jumping, playing, and competing all require good strong knees. Many common knee injuries can be prevented with a little knowledge and planning. The knee joint is the largest in the body. Knees allow your body to bend, swivel, and …

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Myths and Facts about Hip Replacement

Myths and Facts about Hip Replacement

As people age, various body parts don’t always function like they used to. It would be great if we could just replace parts as they wear out like with a car or washing machine. Unfortunately, that doesn’t work in most …

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Lower Back Pain 101

Lower Back Pain 101

Lower back pain is a painful nuisance that most people experience from time to time. It affects men and women in equal numbers and is a common cause of missed work and doctor’s visits. Lower back pain is most commonly …

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Arthritis-Friendly Exercise

Arthritis-Friendly Exercise

If you suffer from arthritis, the thought of exercising may fill you with trepidation. You may wonder if it will hurt or aggravate already painful, stiff joints. Actually, regular exercise helps to combat the pain and stiffness of arthritis. It’s …

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