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Minimally Invasive Procedures

A recent trend in surgery has nearly become standard. Read more to find out what makes a procedure minimally invasive and how it can benefit the patient.

 

Is It Time for New Shoes?

Love your old pair of tennis shoes? Find out why you may want to replace that torn-up pair of shoes with newer, more comfortable footwear.

 

Preventing and Treating Wrist Tendinitis

Any time you see the suffix itis, it indicates the inflammation of a particular part of the body (think appendicitis, which is inflammation of the appendix, or arthritis, which combines the Greek word for joint–arthro–and itis). Inflammation usually means pain. So in the case of wrist tendinitis, pain is caused by inflammation of the tendon or tendons of the wrist, typically due to trauma of some kind or repetitive stress.

Tommy John Surgery Can Restore Stability for Elbow Patients

How Running Jogs the Memory

Exercise has long been touted for its ability to control weight gain, combat health conditions and diseases, improve mood, boost energy, and promote better sleep. Now, researchers have determined that exercise also boosts blood flow to the part of the brain involved with memory—meaning those runs, bike rides, and aerobics classes are also contributing to your ability to retain information.

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