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What to Expect If You Have a Broken Shin Bone

Last updated: 10/31/2019

The tibia is the large shin bone located between the knee and the ankle. This part of the body is called—in medical terms—the leg, and together with the foot and thigh form...

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Periprosthetic fractures present an increasing burden, several challenges

Last updated: 10/30/2019

Periprosthetic fractures present an increasing burden, several challenges Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 2019 Per Kjaersgaard-Andersen, MD Add Topic To Email Alerts Please...

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Gobbling Up Yogurt, Fiber Tied to Lower Lung Cancer Risk

Last updated: 10/30/2019

Consuming more yogurt and fiber may protect against lung cancer development, a global study of nearly 1.5 million adults suggested. After adjustment for various known risk...

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How to Snap Out of a Fitness Rut

Last updated: 10/30/2019

Your fitness game is strong: You’ve been making great strides in your cardio and strength training and you’re eating well and sleeping better. Yet, when you get to the gym, you...

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How Wolff's Law Is Used in Physical Therapy

Last updated: 10/30/2019

Wolff’s Law states that bone grows and remodels in response to the forces that are placed upon it in a healthy person. After an injury to a bone, placing specific stress in...

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Intramedullary Rods for Broken Bones

Last updated: 10/30/2019

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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Ultrasound for Faster Bone Healing After Fractures

Last updated: 10/29/2019

Ultrasound is a sound in a frequency of a range that humans cannot hear. The sound waves are produced by a machine and applied through a probe to the skin surface....

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How Bone Growth Stimulators Work

Last updated: 10/29/2019

Bone healing is a natural process. Our bone is constantly being replaced with new bone, and after a bone injury occurs, the body has a tremendous capability to heal the...

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How Weight Loss Changes as You Age

Last updated: 10/29/2019

Remember those carefree days as a child, when you could wolf down a corn dog, French fries and ice cream before effortlessly burning it all off with an afternoon of swimming or...

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Neglecting This Makes Your Health Issues 3x Riskier

Last updated: 10/29/2019

Lack of Sleep and Chronic Disease Are a Risky Combo Health Benefits of Living Near the Ocean Story at-a-glance - Without proper sleep — both in terms of time and quality — your...

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