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How to Prevent Arthritis Pain When It’s Cold

As colder weather sets in, try these strategies to reduce the effects of osteoarthritis on your joints.
Winter is coming. And if you suffer from osteoarthritis,

The Most Common Snowboarding and Skiing Injuries — and How to Prevent Them

Here’s how to stay safe and make it home in one happy, healthy piece after hitting the slopes this winter.
First the good news: Serious skiing

What Is a Slipped Disc?

Though it sounds like it results in a painful backache, some people can have a slipped disc without even knowing it. Read on to learn

Myth or Fact: The Spine Is Easily Injured

Designed to bend and twist with every movement, it’s easy to take the spine for granted.
The spine is, literally, the backbone of your body. Besides

When Is Back Pain More Than Just an Annoyance?

Do you have back pain when you sit or stand up? There is a crucial moment when it becomes more than just a pain in

Does Wearing High Heels for Your Holiday Party Cause Chronic Back Problems?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — for everything but your feet.
If your holiday party schedule is nonstop, you may be spending more

Hand Transplant Transforms Both Patient and Doctor

Two years ago, Dr. Alidad Ghiassi, a specialist in hand and upper extremity surgery in the USC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, got an unexpected call

Everything You Need to Know About Sarcoma

Sarcoma is a tumor that is cancerous. Recognizing the symptoms and early detection of the disease are crucial to surviving it.
A sarcoma is rare type

How Being a Weekend Warrior Can Lead to Injuries

Many of us are guilty of squeezing too many physical activities and recreational sports into the weekend to make up for our sedentary lifestyles during