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Vitamin K for Bone Health

 Subscribers OnlySome studies, many of them conducted in Japan, found that supplementation with vitamin K1 or vitamin K2 improved bone...

Wrist Surgery Options

 Subscribers OnlyJoint replacement seems appealing because it retains, and may even improve, range of motion in the wrist. "The...

The Right Way to Shovel Snow

"For some people, shoveling snow is the first strenuous physical activity they've done in a while," he says....

Exercises for Knee Pain

 Subscribers OnlyGetting a diagnosis of knee osteoarthritis doesn’t mean you have to give up the activities you enjoy. But it...

Bringing Healthcare Home

Telemedicine also includes a standard doctor's office visit, with the notable difference being that the doctor is in...

Ask The Doctors: November 2018

The spine is a complex structure, the core of which is a stack of small bones (vertebrae). Cushioning disks separate...

Life After Joint Replacement

 Subscribers OnlyAfter your joint replacement surgery, you might go home on the same day or stay in the hospital for up to four days....

Ask The Doctors: October 2018

For a chronic pain condition, such as osteoarthritis, heat seems to work best. However, some people find that cold...

What Is Nerve Pain?

 Subscribers OnlyThis will likely be one of the first questions your doctor asks if you complain of chronic pain. Unless there is an...

Topical NSAIDs: A Safer Option

 Subscribers OnlyDiclofenac gel (Voltaren Gel®) can be used to treat pain from osteoarthritis in the hands, wrists, elbows, knees,...

How to Prevent Falling

In addition to aging, other factors can put you at higher risk for falling. Having fallen in the past raises the...