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Recovering from Hip Labral Tears

Recovering from Hip Labral Tears

Like the legs, back and arms, our hips bear a heavy workload on a regular basis. Not surprisingly, the hip joints become more susceptible to wear and tear with age. Consider that in 2010 alone, over 330,000 hip replacement operations ...

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Preventing Common Sports Injuries

Preventing Common Sports Injuries

It goes without saying that participating in organized sports is a great way of getting and staying in shape. Unfortunately, such activities also place the body at risk of injury. While there is no way to completely avoid getting hurt ...

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Detecting Concussion Risk – With a Mouth Guard

Detecting Concussion Risk – With a Mouth Guard

Mouth guards are a common sight in contact sports, such as football and hockey. The importance of this piece of equipment is fairly obvious – the Massachusetts Dental Society estimates that athletes who fail to wear mouth guards are sixty ...

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Growing Human Muscle – With Pig Tissue

Growing Human Muscle – With Pig Tissue

Regardless of your level of physical activity, it’s a good bet that you’ll suffer at least a few physical injuries in your lifetime. Many of these bumps and bruises are relatively minor, and the body recovers fairly quickly. Unfortunately, this ...

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3D Glasses: A New Tool for Surgeons?

3D Glasses: A New Tool for Surgeons?

Surgeons generally use the same types of tools when operating on patients; this list includes scissors, forceps, retractors and scalpels. Of course, the practice of surgery has evolved significantly over the years, and with it the tools used to mend ...

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A Look at Three New Tests for Concussions

A Look at Three New Tests for Concussions

Regardless of where you happen to live, there are bound to be a fair number of sports fans residing nearby. Sports are an important part of cultures the world over, although the popularity of various sports varies depends on location. ...

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