2015

Preparing Yourself For Knee Surgery

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Osteoporosis has worn down the cartilage in your knee, making it painful to walk. Your doctor has suggested knee replacement surgery to get you back on your feet again without pain. This is what you can expect from this major surgery and your recovery from it. Replacing the Damaged Knee Surfaces The pain and swelling in your knee are caused by the bones rubbing against each other without the protection of the cartilage, which normally cushions them.…

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3 Ways You're Causing Your Back Pain

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If you are a part of the 80% of Americans who experience or have experienced back pain, one of the first things you can do to treat or prevent it is to understand what’s causing it. Sometimes the source of back pain is easy to identify and comes from a one-time mistake: you lifted a box that was too heavy, or you had a bad fall. Other times, the culprit is more difficult to determine; sometimes, the cause of back pain is something you’ve been doing for years without a noticeable problem.…

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