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  • Bursitis of the Hip

    Bursitis is the painful swelling of bursae. Bursae are fluid-filled sacs that cushion your tendons, ligaments, and muscles. When they work normally, bursae help the tendons, ligaments, and muscles glide smoothly over bone. But when the bursae are swollen, the area around them becomes very tender and painful. Trochanteric bursitis is swelling affecting the bursae of the hip.

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  • A Pain in the Foot: Managing PsA Foot Pain

    The feet are one of the most common parts of the body affected by psoriatic arthritis (PsA). This disease can inflame any of the 28 bones and 30 joints in each foot, as well as the ankles. And when PsA hits your feet hard, every step can be agony.

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  • Remedies for sore feet

    There are several different ways to ease the pain associated with sore feet. Ice packs, over-the-counter pain medications, and rest can all help.

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  • Vitamin D boosts chances of walking after hip fracture

    Senior citizens who are not vitamin D deficient have a better chance of walking after hip fracture surgery, according to a Rutgers-led study.

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  • Decision aids may not reduce odds of hip, knee arthroplasty

    Use of decision aids developed for shared decision-making does not appear to reduce the odds of hip and knee arthroplasty in patients with osteoarthritis, according to a study published in the January issue of Health Affairs.

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