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What Is An Achilles Tendon Rupture?

Achilles tendon rupture

The Achilles tendon is a large band that connects the heel cone to the calf muscle; it lifts the heel off the ground and is essential for walking. When it tears or ruptures, it becomes challenging to walk without pain. The Achilles tendon connects the muscles in the back of the calf to your heel … Read more

Should I Have Hip Replacement Surgery?

Hip pain is common among adults. In fact, the results of the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey showed that among adults over 60 years of age, 12 to 15 percent reported chronic hip pain. Among adults who play sports, the numbers increase to as high as 30 to 40 percent.  Although hip pain … Read more

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Shoulder Bursitis Explained

Are you feeling an intense pain in your shoulder that gets worse when you move? You might be suffering from shoulder bursitis.  Shoulder bursitis (also known as impingement syndrome, or subacromial bursitis) occurs when the bursa on your shoulder becomes irritated or inflamed. It’s often characterized by pain, stiffness, swelling, redness, and loss of movement … Read more

Bad Habits That Can Cause Back Pain

According to a report from the Global Burden of Disease, approximately 7.5% of the entire global population—a staggering 577.0 million people—suffer from lower back pain. Back pain is undoubtedly a widespread condition that most people will experience at some point in their lives.  But did you know that back pain is also an easily preventable … Read more