• Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Elbow: What to Know

    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune condition that targets joints throughout the body. This condition occurs when your immune system destroys your body's own cells as if they were a foreign invader. RA can cause elbow pain, as well as swelling, stiffness, and limited movement.

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  • Signs and Treatments for a Finger Pulley Injury

    Finger pulley injuries, or ruptures of the digital pulley, are seen almost exclusively in rock climbers.1 This makes sense given the stress this activity places on the digits when maneuvering along uneven surfaces while supporting the weight of the entire body. Pulley injuries result from the mechanics of the finger tendons and joints and the particular position the fingers are held in while rock climbing.

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  • Meniscal repair may be effective in revision ACL reconstruction

    Meniscal repair in the revision ACL reconstruction setting is indeed a worthwhile endeavor, with an 84% success rate over 6 years

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  • Bone-strengthening physical activity declines most among least fit youth: Study

    For the first time, a Finnish study conducted at the University of Jyväskylä has investigated changes in the amount of exercise that strengthens the bones in adolescence. The study proved that bone-strengthening physical activity levels decrease during adolescence. The decline is steepest among the least fit youth. Physical activity during childhood and adolescence is essential for developing and maintaining strong and healthy bones.

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  • How to Treat Wrist Ganglion Cyst

    A wrist ganglion cyst is a swelling that usually occurs around the hand or wrist. A ganglion cyst is a fluid-filled capsule; they are not cancerous, will not spread, and while they may grow in size, they will not spread to other parts of your body.

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