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Signs you may need a knee replacement

Signs You May Need a Knee Replacement

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative type of arthritis and is the most common form found in the knee. OA of the knee can affect your every move. Knee replacement surgery (knee arthroplasty) can help relieve pain and restore function when all other OA treatments have failed. Surgery is a big step. However, if you know …

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Why bunions are so painful

Why Bunions are So Painful

Discomfort is a feeling never far from individuals with bunions. From foot structure to how we walk, multiple factors occur in the years leading up to developing a bunion. By learning how they are formed, we can understand why bunions are so painful. A Disturbance in the Force There’s a start to everything, and with …

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Bunion Study: The gift that keeps in giving.

Bunion Study: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Among the various foot and ankle conditions, bunions are one of the most painful-especially during winter. Festive holiday party attire and colder weather combine to form the perfect environment for a bunion flareup. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce bunion pain so you can enjoy the holiday season. We’ve compiled some tips to help avoid …

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It's never too early to take care of your kidneys

Kidney Disease: Ways to KEEP Healthy

Kidney diseases are a leading cause of death in the U.S., with 1 in every 3 adults at risk. If your kidneys can’t filter blood as well as they should, this can lead to other health problems. Fluid buildup, heart disease, and stroke are a few of the complications of kidney disease. Taking an active …

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Some wounds aren't visible.

PTSD: Some Wounds Aren’t Visible

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has many names. Though we often associate it with combat veterans, PTSD can occur in people of any age, ethnicity, gender, and background. A person can have profound, lasting emotional and physical scars after experiencing a traumatic event. While some wounds aren’t visible with PTSD, hope lies in treatment, support, and …

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Get a fibroscan, your liver will thank you

Fibroscan: Your Liver Will Thank You

There are over a hundred different kinds of liver diseases, though most progress the same way, eventually damaging the liver if left untreated. In many cases, individuals are unaware they have liver disease until the later stages. If you’re at risk for liver disease, a fibroscan is something your liver will thank you for. Your …

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Familiar with the common

5 Common Causes of Kidney Disease

Your kidneys are responsible for cleaning your blood, helping control blood pressure, making red blood cells, and more. When your kidneys are damaged, waste products and fluids can build up in your body. Various health conditions can affect the functions of the kidneys and may eventually lead to them failing if left untreated. Here are …

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BUNION

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DEPRESSION

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