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4 Foam Roller Exercises for Your Legs and Lower Body (Video)

Tags: exercise, exercise plan, muscles, stretching, video, videos

Watch a demonstration of four foam rolling exercises for the hip flexors and quadriceps, outer thigh muscles, hamstrings and gluteal muscles. They will increase you range of motion and improve blood flow.


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Best Ways to Help Someone Who Uses a Wheelchair or Cane

Tags: falling, geriatric, geriatric health, rehabilitation, wheelchairs and canes

You can learn several ways to help people who use an assistive device to walk, climb stairs, or get in and out of bed. It's important to learn how to help safely and comfortably -- for both the patient and the caregiver.


Woman hiding toes

Best Ways You Can Treat, Prevent Hammertoe

Tags: diabetes, feet, foot health, foot pain, genetics, joints, shoes

Foot doctors explain hammer toes, the types, what causes them and how to fix them. They also share their tips for preventing toe deformities.


ingrown toenail

How You Can Prevent and Treat Painful Ingrown Toenails

Tags: feet, foot health, foot pain, healthy nails, pedicure, shoes

Cleveland Clinic doctors discuss causes of ingrown toenails and offer tips on treatment and prevention.


Senior woman with Rheumatoid arthritis visit a doctor

How to Deal If Your Psoriasis Leads to Psoriatic Arthritis

Tags: arthritis, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, skin infection

If you have psoriasis, you have a 30% chance of also developing psoriatic arthritis. A rheumatologist discusses new treatments and lifestyle changes that can help.


6 Reasons You Shouldn’t Assume Foot Pain Is a Heel Spur

6 Reasons You Shouldn’t Assume Foot Pain Is a Heel Spur

Tags: achilles tendonitis, bone spurs, bunions, foot pain, heel spurs, heels, Morton's neuroma, plantar fasciitis, shoes

Heel pain doesn’t always mean a heel spur. Foot pain comes in many varieties. Knowing what’s wrong is key to developing treatment.


women with neck back ache pain

How to Keep Sore Hips, Knees, Shoulders from Ruining Your Sleep

Tags: chronic pain, hip pain, knee pain, shoulder pain, sleep

Shoulder, hip, and knee pain can easily keep you awake at night. Making a few changes, including to your sleeping position, can decrease the pain and help you get a good night’s sleep.


New Study Finds Injections Are Best for Your Knee Arthritis Pain

New Study Finds Injections Are Best for Your Knee Arthritis Pain

Tags: acetaminophen, arthritis, knee, knee pain, osteoarthritis, study

There are various options for treating the painful symptoms of knee osteoarthritis, and researchers wanted to understand which non-surgical treatments work best. In a recent study, they compared different options.


Man in rehabilitation

How to Overcome Anxiety During Your Sports Injury Recovery

Tags: ACL tear, anxiety, Concussions, knee injury, knee rehab, mental health, post-surgery recovery, rehabilitation, sports injuries, sports injury

When sports result in a serious injury, athletes not only need to heal physically. They often struggle to regain confidence. Find out how you can overcome these feelings and get back to your sport.


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New Surgeries Ease Arthritis of Your Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist

Tags: arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic pain, elbow pain, innovation, osteoarthritis, shoulder pain, surgery, wrist

Arthritis of the shoulder, elbow and wrist can leave you in pain and feeling weak. It also can create a substantial loss of mobility and function. The good news is that there are some very effective techniques to addressing this problem, even in severe cases.