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  • Early-Stage Toenail Fungus Symptoms and Treatment

    If your toenail has recently become thickened and discolored, you may be dealing with a fungal infection known as onychomycosis. You are not alone—this has been found to affect about 14% of people.1 You may first notice the edge of the nail looking thicker and more brittle before it spreads to the rest of the nail.

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  • What are the stages of ankylosing spondylitis?

    There are three ankylosing spondylitis stages — early, progressive, and late. As the condition progresses, people tend to experience more pain and stiffness. Getting treatment earlier can help reduce complications.

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  • Obesity associated with increased complications after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair

    Despite similar pain and function scores, patients who were obese and underwent arthroscopic rotator cuff repair had increased rates of complications, readmissions and reoperations vs. non-obese patients, published results showed.

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  • Should You Worry About Joints Cracking or Popping?

    Cracking and popping joints, medically known as crepitus, are normal. Joints are points in your body where two bones meet. You might occasionally hear your knees popping or notice your back or bones crack as you move them.

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  • Arthroscopic iliopsoas fractional lengthening may be preferred vs. revision THA

    Arthroscopic fractional lengthening of the iliopsoas tendon was associated with positive outcomes following hip arthroplasty for tendonitis.

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  • Pain on Top of Foot: Treatment Based on Cause

    Pain on the top of the foot can occur from injury or as a side effect of a medical condition. You may also experience swelling, numbness, tingling, or burning—depending on the cause of your foot pain. Conditions such as osteoarthritis, extensor tendonitis, and gout can cause pain on the top of the foot.

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  • What types of shoulder surgery are available?

    The shoulder is a mobile and complex joint that is prone to dislocation and injury. Several types of shoulder surgery can address and correct various shoulder symptoms.

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  • 10 Exercises to Help Relieve Knee Pain

    Gentle stretching and other low impact exercises can strengthen the muscles that support your knee joint. Start by stretching your heel, calf, quadriceps, and hamstrings, and work up to half squats, calf raises, and other leg lift variations.

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  • Updated EULAR recommendations for hip and knee osteoarthritis

    Osteoarthritis (OA) affects more than 500 million people worldwide. The disease is age-related, and usually starts to affect people in middle age. For elderly people, OA is the most common cause of disability, resulting in pain, limited mobility, and impacts on participation in both social and work contexts.

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  • October is Spine Health Awareness Month

    In a world where many of us spend hours hunched over computers or craning down at our smartphones, maintaining spinal health is paramount. This October, the spotlight is on spinal wellness as we celebrate Spine Health Awareness Month.

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  • The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Association of Hand Surgery
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Virginia Orthopaedic Society, Sentara
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