Hernia and groin injuries have been widely reported among soccer players. Sports hernias, or chronic groin pain, account for significant loss of playing time and early retirement from sports. The cause is believed to include muscular imbalances,
Between 1970 and 2008, the risk of stroke in high income countries fell by 42%. This time period coincided with increased public awareness of the health dangers of high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and cigarette smoking. Further
Many women experience aches and pains during pregnancy. Chiropractic treatments have been shown to be a safe and effective way to treat lower back pain, pelvic pain, and other forms of pregnancy-related pain. However, few researchers have
Jaw or temporomandibular joint pain is common after an auto injury, even when there is no direct trauma to the jaw. The condition can be confusing to health-care providers, since oftentimes the jaw symptoms don’t appear immediately
Headaches are common in children, but their treatment presents a challenge for doctors. The medical approach to treating children with headaches involves both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions. To add to the evidence of the safety and effectiveness
Many doctors refer young, healthy patients for bilateral knee replacement under the assumption that their overall health and youth will protect them from complications. A new study suggests that may not always be the case.
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Our hips serve innumerable functions for our body; they keep us upright, allow us to bear weight, walk smoothly, run, jump, kick, play. Since the hips are engaged in nearly every way we move, pain in this