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Joint Agreement: Using Imaging for Custom Fit (Video)

What does the inside of your hip look like? Your knee? Shoulder? You may not need or want to know. But for doctors attempting to treat patients with joint problems, the knowledge is essential. Recent advances in imaging technology are providing doctors enhanced views of damaged joints and, in the process, transforming how they approach … Read More

Kids and Broken Bones

While both adults and kids can get bone fractures, kids are especially vulnerable to a unique injury called a “growth plate injury.”  What is a growth plate? Growth plates describe the weakest parts of a child’s growing skeleton. They are soft, pliable areas at the ends of bones that produce new bone tissue as children … Read More

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Chat With a Doctor: Hip and Knee Replacements

Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about hip and knee replacements? Trevor Murray, MD,  Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic & Rheumatological Institute, will answer your questions about this topic during a live webchat Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at noon (ET). What You Need to Know About Hip and Knee Replacements Live Web … Read More

Benefits of Running Barefoot (Video)

If the Olympic games are inspiring you to get out and run a little more, you may want to leave your shoes in the closet. Barefoot running is gaining popularity because of the benefits it may provide. Susan Joy, MD, treats athletes at Cleveland Clinic Sports Health. She says by running barefoot you may be … Read More

Research Finds Exercise is Good for Arthritis (Video)

It was thought for many years that if you had arthritis, you should not exercise because it would damage your joints. Now, however, research has shown that exercise is an essential tool in managing your arthritis. Elaine Husni, MD, is a rheumatologist at Cleveland Clinic’s Orthopaedic & Rheumatologic Institute. She says exercise will do more … Read More

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Youth Sports Safety

A recent survey found nine out of 10 parents underestimate the time kids should take off from playing any one sport during the year. The rest is needed to prevent overuse injuries, overtraining and burnout. Laura Goldberg, MD, a sports health physician at the Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Center, says parents need to pay attention … Read More

Video: Keep Your Feet Happy in Flip-flops

It’s summer: flip-flop season. But just because it’s the perfect time of year to wear flip-flops doesn’t mean you should be putting them on everywhere you go. Brian Donley, MD, a foot and ankle surgeon at Cleveland Clinic’s Orthopaedic & Rheumatologic Institute, says flip-flops may be fun, fashionable, and easy to get on and off, … Read More