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  • When Heel Pain Is Not Plantar Fasciitis

    Although plantar fasciitis is an exceedingly common pathology in podiatry offices, there are key findings that may point one toward an alternative diagnosis for heel pain.

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  • What’s new in hip replacement surgery?

    There are two main surgical approaches to hip replacement surgery. The first has been in use longer and is often referred to the traditional approach, or posterior hip replacement surgery. The second type is called anterior hip replacement surgery. It is a newer and more technically complicated surgery but has some advantages over the traditional approach.

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  • Rehabilitation exercises for a sprained ankle

    While sprained ankles need time to heal, it is also important to strengthen the muscles around the ankle to help it recover and prevent further sprains.

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  • Dextrose injections aid knee osteoarthritis pain

    Intra-articular dextrose prolotherapy (DPT) injections are a safe and effective treatment for knee osteoarthritis, according to a study published in the May/June issue of the Annals of Family Medicine.

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  • Compression Stockings May Not Be Needed After Surgeries, Study Finds

    A new study offers reassurance that many surgery patients can safely be freed from one discomfort of recovery -- wearing compression stockings to prevent blood clots.

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