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Intramedullary Rods for Broken Bones

Last updated: 12/07/2019

Intramedullary (IM) rods are used to align and stabilize fractures. IM rods are inserted into the bone marrow canal in the center of the long bones of the extremities. They...

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Nonunion Is When Your Broken Bone Doesn't Heal

Last updated: 12/07/2019

A nonunion occurs when a broken bone does not heal. Bones have a tremendous capacity for healing themselves, and with proper treatment, most all fractures will heal without...

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How to Strengthen Your Immune System During the Cold and Flu Season

Last updated: 12/07/2019

This post is sponsored by Doctor’s Best® but all thoughts and opinions are my own. The immune system is powerful and works quite well when taken care of properly. That is,...

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How to Do Step Ups to Build Serious Leg Strength

Last updated: 12/07/2019

The step up is an underrated addition to your training routine that can help to build unilateral lower body strength, but are you sure you're even doing the exercise...

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5 Breakfasts That Will Kick-Start Your Metabolism | Livestrong.com

Last updated: 12/07/2019

5 Breakfasts That Will Kick-Start Your Metabolism By Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott Updated October 17, 2017 About the Author: Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott Karena Dawn and...

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What is Range of Motion?

Last updated: 12/06/2019

Range of motion (ROM) is the measurement of the amount of movement around a specific joint or body part. It is commonly measured during a physical therapy evaluation or...

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5 Reasons Your Toes Cramp

Last updated: 12/06/2019

We all know the scenario: you are in bed, about to doze off after a long day when suddenly you are surprised by a cramping sensation in your toes. The toe cramps worsen, and...

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Can Your Fitness Clients Also Be Micro-Influencers?

Last updated: 12/06/2019

Becoming a micro-influencer is a slow and steady process, but worth the intentional development and effort. It’s a new form of social support that has the potential to...

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Not So Fast: Questions to Ask Before You Accept That Fitness Class - IdeaFit

Last updated: 12/06/2019

Too often, yoga and group fitness instructors are so eager to teach that they say yes to any class they can squeeze into their schedule. Tatiana Kolovou, MBA, owner of Ethos...

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These Keto Approved Fruits Are Low In Sugar for the Carb-Conscious

Last updated: 12/06/2019

Image zoom Tom Eversley/EyeEm/Getty Images The keto diet is a high-fat, moderate-protein, and very low-carb diet. You do have to cut back significantly on carbs (aka glucose, or...

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