Knee Replacement Recovery Time: What To Expect

knee replacement recovery time

Knee replacement is a surgical procedure in which the bone surfaces are replaced in order to relieve pain and discomfort at the knee joint. Knee replacement procedures are usually done for patients with severe osteoarthritis or a severe knee injury. People who undergo knee replacement are eager to get back to how they were before. …

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Trigger Finger Exercises For Pain And Stiffness

Trigger finger exercises

Trigger finger is a condition that affects the tendons in the fingers, causing a painful snap or lock when attempting to bend and straighten affected fingers. The fingers that are commonly affected are the ring finger and the thumb. Tendons connect muscles to bones. They have soft tissue that covers them to allow for easy …

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Why Do I Get Tired After Eating?

tired after eating

Feeling tired or sleepy after eating isn’t abnormal, as long as it doesn’t happen very frequently. Most times, it’s a natural occurrence that can happen during digestion. Other times, factors like your diet, the quantity of food you eat, medical conditions, and sleep deprivation can make you feel tired after eating. Causes of Tiredness After …

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10 Stretches For Lower Back Pain Relief

Lower Back stretches

Lower back pain is the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading reason for missed work. About 80% of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes. It can be annoying and can affect your daily activities. However, there are stretches you can do anywhere to help relieve it and prevent …

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Tight Lower Back: Causes, Treatment and Stretches

Tight lower back

The lower back is medically described as the lumbar region. This region is made up of 5 lumbar vertebrae (spine bones) and it is stabilized by muscles and ligaments. Sometimes, it could feel tight with some associated symptoms like pain, muscle spasms, and stiffness. What Causes Lower Back Tightness 1. Prolonged Sitting Sitting for long …

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Extensor Tendonitis In Foot: Causes and Treatment

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Extensor Tendonitis is the inflammation of the tendons of the muscles that extend the foot. These muscles are found at the top of the foot. The extensor muscles are very important in helping us walk and because of the work they do, they can become irritated and inflamed. They are also prone to injuries because …

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Bruised Heel: Causes, Treatment And Recovery Time

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The heel is very important in standing, walking and running. The major bone in the heel is the calcaneal bone, it is the biggest bone in the foot and plays a major role in walking and weight-bearing. This bone has a protective shock-absorbing fat pad that is found directly under it. A bruised heel occurs …

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Shoulder Impingement Exercises For Pain Relief

shoulder impingement exercises

Shoulder impingement occurs when the rotator cuff muscles tendons get inflamed or are pressed on by surrounding structures. The rotator cuff is a group of muscles that keep the head of your upper arm bone firmly in the shoulder’s socket. The shoulder is a very mobile joint, so an impingement can cause a considerable amount …

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Throbbing Tooth Pain That Comes And Goes: Causes & Treatment

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Tooth pain can be very uncomfortable. Sometimes it’s throbbing and intermittent- you feel a pulsating pain for a few hours, then it goes away. It is usually a sign that there is a problem in the tooth, gum or around the mouth. Causes Of Intermittent Throbbing Tooth Pain 1. Cavities This is one of the …

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How Long Does A Sprained Ankle Take To Heal?

How long does a sprained ankle take to heal

A sprained ankle is an injury to the ligaments that stabilize the ankle. These ligaments connect the different bones in the joint to each other. Ankle Sprain Healing Timeline The recovery time of an ankle sprain is dependent on the severity of the injury. Grade 1 Injury In a grade 1 ligament injury, the ligaments …

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Grade 1 Anterolisthesis: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

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Anterolisthesis is a condition that affects the vertebral column. It involves an alteration to the normal alignment of the spinal bones which can be caused by a lot of factors. Anterolisthesis is formed from two words, Ante and listhesis. Ante means “forward or front” while listhesis means “sliding down”. Therefore, anterolisthesis is the forward movement of vertebrae from …

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