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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

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

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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