Foot doctors explain hammer toes, the types, what causes them and how to fix them. They also share their tips for preventing toe deformities.
Many of the outdoor activities we love pose a risk of wrist or ankle fractures. Find out how to tell a fracture from a sprain (hint: often only your doctor can) and what treatment to expect.
Aquatic therapy uses water's natural weightlessness to relieve stress on joints and provide a quicker, more painless rehabilitation. This can even involve riding a treadmill in a swimming pool.
Golfers love their sport, but poor golf mechanics and a lackluster warm up can keep you from the green. Health Hub talked to Cleveland Clinic senior physical therapist Jeff Sords, PT, a certified golf fitness instructor, to learn more about golf fitness and lessening the chances for injury.
It's an exciting time to be a baby boomer. Arthritic joints no longer mean you have to stop being active. Today’s artificial joints are meeting and exceeding people’s expectations for a full return to regular activities.
Tennis requires you to twist, turn and run in multiple directions. It’s great for you, and if you take proper precautions, you can minimize your risk of tennis-related injuries. Here are three tips to keep you out on the court.
Orthopaedic sugeons are using dramatic advancements in imaging to customize joint repair and monitor patients after the operation.
Before or after it rains, some people with arthritis experience aching joints. An expert explains why people may experience increased arthritis pain depending on the weather.
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