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Chronic Joint Pain Treatments

There are a lot of different potential causes of joint pain, although the most common is arthritis. Regardless of the reason for your joint pain, there are limited treatments available. If you have chronic joint pain that has become worse or fails to improve with diet, exercise, and over-the-counter medications, you may need to see a doctor for additional treatment.

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Arthritis: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Arthritis is a common condition, especially among older adults. There are actually several different types of arthritis, the most common being osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and psoriatic arthritis. Regardless of the type of arthritis, they are all treated in many of the same ways. Risk Factors You are more at risk for arthritis if you have a calcium deficiency, do not

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Four Common Elbow Injuries and Their Treatments

Whether your elbow injury is an acute one-time injury or the result of repetitive injuries and repetitive motions over time, there are several different things that can cause elbow pain. For most elbow injuries, physical therapy, braces and/or slings, and time are all that is required for healing an elbow injury. However, for severe injuries, surgery may be entertained. There

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Three Treatments that Could Help You Avoid Hip Replacement

If you have been told that you will need a hip replacement, it is always a good idea to get a second opinion. There are many reasons to avoid hip replacement surgery unless other treatments fail. Here are three treatments that could delay or prevent hip replacement surgery. Physical Therapy Physical therapy can often help you reduce your pain level

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Three Ways We Attempt to Avoid Surgery for Your Orthopedic Condition

No matter what joint condition you are facing, no one wants to be told that their only option for healing is surgery. Often when other conventional treatments fail, doctors turn to surgery as a possible solution, yet sometimes the decision to do surgery is made hastily. There are a few additional treatments that we can undertake in the attempt to

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