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Is there benefit to physical therapy before surgery?

Last updated: 02/20/2021

Pre-surgery physical therapy, also known as prehabilitation, is the introduction of physical therapy before an upcoming surgery or procedure. It’s quite common in the orthopedic...

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Anxiety: The good bad and the ugly

Last updated: 02/03/2021

Anxiety is not necessarily a bad thing, in fact, a little anxiety helps kids get their homework done on time, helps adults get to work on time, and remember to pay their cell...

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How to Deal with Cold Weather Joint Pain - Fitbit Blog

Last updated: 01/25/2021

If you love getting sweaty outdoors from spring through fall but lose your passion once sweater weather is in full force, you’re not alone. It can be challenging to find the...

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Common Foot and Ankle Problems

Last updated: 01/21/2021

Foot and ankle problems can keep you from getting around easily by causing pain, irritation, or discomfort. While some foot issues have mild symptoms and are mostly cosmetic,...

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How lifestyle changes can slow the progression of Type 2 diabetes

Last updated: 11/05/2020

If there’s one thing Liz Smith, R.D., CDCES, wants you to know about managing Type 2 diabetes, it’s this: Diet and exercise are critical to your health and wellbeing — and to...

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Does Juice Fasting Work? What Nutrition Experts Need You to Know

Last updated: 10/29/2020

It's no secret: It's smart to eat fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet to help lower your risk of chronic health conditions. However, some people try to drink their...

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Stressed out? You may be at higher risk for a bone injury

Last updated: 09/30/2020

The connection between low bone mineral density (BMD) and increased injury risk from stress fractures are well established. Although there are tactics that help keep bones...

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What is carb cycling and why some athletes use it

Last updated: 09/25/2020

When it comes to dieting and carbohydrates, everyone seems to have an opinion.  While some diets, like the keto diet, seek to cut nearly all carbs from your diet, there are...

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7 Signs Your Pediatrician Is a Problem

Last updated: 08/23/2020

From the week you get home from the hospital with your baby to the time your child becomes an adult, your pediatrician plays a significant role in both your child’s life and...

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Covid-19 Might Lead To A ‘Mental Health Pandemic’

Last updated: 08/09/2020

The effects of Covid-19 are here to stay, including in the brain, at least according to a new study by Mario Mazza and colleagues in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity....

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