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Bunion Surgery Recovery Time

Bunion surgery is done to relieve pain and restore normal alignment of the joint. It typically involves an incision at the top or side of the big toe joint, and the removal or realignment of soft tissue and bone. Depending on the procedures performed, the length of recovery may vary …

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Pelvic Floor Stretches

The pelvic floor provides support for the organs within the abdomen including the bladder, the uterus and other reproductive organs. If the pelvic floor muscles are weak, they will not support the internal organs sufficiently and this can lead to poor health including poor urination control and sexual problems. The …

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What Is Involuntary Muscle Movement?

We have all at some point noticed someone moving about strangely or having difficulty with movement. This person most likely has an involuntary muscle movement when he has no control over it. There are a host of medical conditions that can cause particular, spontaneous movements in the body. This type of abnormal reflex or …

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Central Cord Syndrome

Central cord syndrome (CCS) is a type of cervical spinal cord injury, which was first reported in 1954 by Richard Schneider and his colleagues. CCS is characterized by loss of bladder control, inhibited motor function disproportionately affecting the upper limbs, and some degree of sensory impairment below the level of …

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Snapping Hip Exercises

Snapping hip syndrome, also known as dancer’s hip, is a medical condition where you feel a snapping sensation, or hear a snapping sound, in the hip when you are running, walking, or swinging your leg around. For many people, the problem is nothing than a nuisance, and the only symptoms …

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Elbow Pain from Lifting

Every time you try to pull a door open, lift your laundry, or even twist off the cap of your water bottle, you wonder why you experience that sharp pain in your elbow. Well, there may be many different reasons why you have elbow pain from lifting. To select the …

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Bunion Surgery Recovery

Do you have an enlarged tissue or bone around a joint at the base of the little or big toe? This growth is called a hullux valgus, or simply a bunion. While most bunions can be treated without having to go through surgery, the procedure can help correct deformities on …

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