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Do Sports Injuries Lead to Arthritis?

From peoplejam.com

Exercise is very important for everyone, and has many health benefits. However, if you do not exercise correctly or overdo it, you may suffer a sports injury from improper stretching and warm ups, inadequate equipment and gear, incorrect training procedures or an accident that may include falling or hitting something…

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Rheumatoid Factor - Understanding the Test Results

From about.com

If your doctor suspects that you may have rheumatoid arthritis, the rheumatoid factor blood test is typically among the first diagnostic tests ordered. Your doctor will tell you if the test comes back positive or negative but too often the relevance of the test is not fully discussed.

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How Temporomandibular Joint Disorder relates to Jaw Pain? - ...

From empowher.com

Jaw Pain Cause & Symptoms The temporomandibular joint (TMJ), more commonly called the jaw joint, comprises the mandible (lower jawbone) and the maxilla (upper jawbone). It is because of the TMJ that the upper jaw can come down on the lower jaw to close it and acts like a hinge…

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almost 5 years

Support In Your Pajamas: The Benefits of Online Support Groups

From healthcentral.com

uring one of our visits to California to see my family (when we still lived in Connecticut) my sister was talking about a couple she knew. She said to me, “Oh, well you know Jerome, don’t you?” I said, “Nooo,” after mentally running through the list of people I had…

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Digital CPR: E-Patient to E-Patient

From medgadget.com

Stead Burwell is a Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Health Networks. Since 2006, Mr. Burwell has been working with Alliance Health to help its founder, Geoff Swindle, build and strategically grow its business. Mr. Burwell has worked with startups in several different capacities as an operating executive, founder, venture board…

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about 5 years
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Some Arthritis Patients Must Drive 200 Miles to Closest Rheumatologist

From about.com

Cities and towns in the U.S. with less than 50,000 people (i.e., micropolitan areas) have few, and sometimes no, practicing adult rheumatologists. Some arthritis patients must travel more than 200 miles to reach the closest rheumatologist. A 2005 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) workforce study estimated that there were 1.

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Muscle Pain - What You Should Know

From about.com

Most people will experience muscle pain at some point. Muscle pain, or myalgia, can range from mild to severe. It can resolve quickly after a brief episode or persist for a longer duration. Any muscle in the body can be affected but most commonly the muscles in the neck, back…

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How does Tai Chi Help Relieve Arthritis?

By Stevan Mcgrath — From allvoices.com

— What is Tai Chi? The movements involved in tai chi are very gentle, mystical and graceful. Chi is the Chinese word for energy. Tai chi is used to increase the flow of energy through the body in the healing arts. Tai chi keeps your body fresh…

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Runners pitch in for arthritis during Jingle Bell Walk and Run

From leaderpost.com

Sarah Anthony was an active member of her university soccer team when she started to be plagued by muscle pain and stiffness.
Despite a year of rehabilitation and therapy, the then 22-year-old didn't seem to be bouncing back as expected.
After a raft of tests, the young Regina woman finally got a…

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