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Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy: Advanced Treatment for Knee Pain

Platelet-rich plasma therapy is a new type of therapy that accelerates healing and pain reduction using the body’s own cells. It is used in...

Foot Pain: Is it Extensor Tendonitis or a Stress Fracture?

Two of the most common causes of foot pain are extensor tendonitis and stress fractures. The similarities between these conditions can make it difficult...

Is it an Abdominal Strain or a Hernia?

Abdominal strains and hernias are both painful conditions that tend to worsen with activity and lessen with rest. However, they have different causes and...

What You Need to Know About Stress Fracture Recovery

Stress fractures are tiny cracks in a bone, commonly occurring in the lower leg or foot. They are caused by repetitive force, often from...

How to Tell if You Have a Concussion

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that occurs when the brain is shaken within the skull. This can be caused by a blow...

Dealing with Chronic Back Pain

Nearly everyone – from elite athletes to weekend warriors to couch potatoes – is subject to occasional back pain. According to the National Institute...

Plantar Fasciitis or Stress Fracture? Understanding the Differences.

Pain on the underside of the foot, especially near the heel, is a very common problem. While it can be produced by a number...

Carpal Tunnel Recovery Guide

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that affects the median nerve, which runs the length of your arm and then through an opening in...

How Can You Avoid Knee Pain When Running?

"Injuries and joint pain are unfortunately common in the sport of running. The knee is a frequent area for pain in a runner's body,...

What is Hip Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is the more common of two types of arthritis and generally referred to simply as “arthritis.” This degenerative joint disease, caused by the...

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Overpronation and Supination: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

As you walk or run, your feet “roll” from side to side a bit with each stride. This movement is called pronation, and there...
Be Gentle With Your Joints

Be Gentle with Your Joints

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting 1.2 million Kentuckians. "The hallmark of osteoarthritis is the breakdown of cartilage -- the part...

Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy: Advanced Treatment for Knee Pain

Platelet-rich plasma therapy is a new type of therapy that accelerates healing and pain reduction using the body’s own cells. It is used in...