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July 31, 2019

Participation in women’s sports is higher than ever. Since Title IX passed in 1972, ensuring equal participation opportunities in school sports, participation has gone up 900%. Of course, along with more sports, more teams, and more players come more injuries — especially anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears. It seems ACL injuries don’t care about antidiscrimination laws, …

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July 1, 2019

If you’re having trouble with your rotator cuff, you’re not alone. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, two million people a year visit a doctor because of a rotator cuff problem. Additionally, 200,000 people require surgery to repair a completely torn rotator cuff, while another 400,000 people have surgery for tendonitis and partial tears. …

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June 1, 2019

Is there an ideal age for you to get hip replacement surgery? In a word, no; it depends on the condition of the hip. While it used to be most common in elderly populations, more people than ever in the 45-54 age range require this intervention.  If your hip pain is keeping you from participating …

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May 6, 2019

There are many possible causes of joint pain, but the most common one is simple: your joints are aging. As you get older, the tissues in your joints become weaker, and your body may produce less of the fluid that keeps them lubricated. You’re also more likely to experience inflammation in your joints as time …

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