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How much does pain cost our society?

Health economists from Johns Hopkins University writing in The Journal of Pain reported the annual cost of chronic pain is as high as $635 billion a year, which is more than the yearly costs for cancer, heart disease and diabetes. Previous studies…
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Back and Neck Pain : 19 percent have persistent pain

A new study published in The Journal of Pain reports that 39 million people in the United States or 19 percent have persistent pain, and the incidence varies according to age and gender. The Journal of Pain is the peer-reviewed publication of…
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How does wearing high heels affect your body and your running?

If you often find yourself running after a bus, escaping a burning building or taking part in competitive athletics in high-heeled footwear, you may be storing up knee problems for later in life, according to a study published this month in…
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Bursitis: A common injury.

As warm weather arrives and the great outdoors beckons, more and more men and women will be taking to the trails, the beaches, or their yards and gardens, embarking on physical activities that may result in sore, aching, swollen joints. While…
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Surgical innovation for ACL Knee Injury

According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a torn anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, is one of the most common knee injuries. Approximately 200,000 Americans experience a torn ACL each year, and more than half undergo surgical…
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Knee Pain Advice

Knee Pain Advice For patients with severe knee pain, supervised exercise therapy is more effective at reducing pain and improving function than usual care, finds a study published on bmj.com. Patellofemoral pain syndrome is a condition in which…
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Physio just as effective as Surgery for Knee Pain

Physio just as effective as Surgery for Knee Pain A New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) study showing that physical therapy is just as effective as surgery in patients with meniscal tears and arthritis of the knee should encourage many health…
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Physio for Cycling Injuries

Cycling regularly brings enormous and varied benefits for your health at all ages, whether riding for recreation, as a serious competitor, or racing to win the Tour de France. And physiotherapists can use their knowledge and expertise to provide…
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Feel younger with Strength Training!

Strength training isn't just for bodybuilders and marathoners. It's for anyone who wants to feel healthier, more energetic and, yes, younger. By K. Aleisha Fetters Jan. 29, 2016, at 11:15 a.m. Source: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/articles/2016-01-29/8-best-equipment-free-strength-exercises-for-older-adults?int=a57b09 "Strength…
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3 Common Running Injuries: Learn and Prevent

Going for a jog is one of the more pleasurable ways to exercise, especially if you live close to a beautiful path that caters to a nice run. Running is one of the more popular exercises partially because of the beneficial effects that this activity…