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Bone, Muscle & Joint
October 8, 2019

The best ways to strengthen your bones

You may not give them much thought, but your bones are very important. They provide support for your body and helps to form its shape.
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Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
June 17, 2019

Running for beginners

Running can take a toll on your body, especially when you’re just getting started. Here are a few ways to help you manage the demands of running, while minimising the chances of getting injured.
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Bone, Muscle & Joint
May 13, 2019

Is your hand getting numb? Here are your treatment options


Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that causes pain, numbness, weakness and tingling in the hand and arm. Early diagnosis and treatment are important. Initially, symptoms can often be relieved with wearing a wrist brace or avoiding certain activities. In most patients, however, carpal tunnel syndrome can get worse if left untreated.
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Bone, Muscle & JointOsteoporosis
May 3, 2019

The best ways to prevent a hip fracture

Worldwide, osteoporosis, or “brittle bone disease” is the leading cause of hip fractures. As we reach our 60s and 70s, our risk of developing osteoporosis naturally increases. And, while nearly 75% of hip fractures occur in women, men are vulnerable too.
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Bone, Muscle & Joint
April 8, 2019

Is your job causing your elbow pain?

If the outside of your elbow feels sore, tender or weak, you could have tennis elbow, even if you’ve never picked up a racquet in your life! Tennis elbow refers to pain on the outside of the arm, where your arm meets your elbow.
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Ageing
April 8, 2019

Avoid falls and fractures with Tai Chi

A significant fear for ageing adults is falling, and with good reason. Falls in the elderly can be caused by seemingly harmless household items, like slipping on rugs or stairs. It could also be related to serious factors.
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ArthritisBone, Muscle & Joint
October 8, 2018

The 10 best foods for arthritis

Arthritis is a group of diseases that cause swelling, stiffness and pain in your joints. Arthritis can affect anyone, of any age. There are many types of arthritis. These include osteoarthritis, which develops if your joints are overused, and rheumatoid arthritis which develops if your immune system attacks your joints. No matter which type you have, living with arthritis can be tough as there’s no cure. But there are ways to manage the condition. Certain foods can help ease the symptoms by fighting inflammation (a condition where different parts of your body become reddened, swollen, hot, and often painful), and…
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Sleep
September 18, 2018

Why you may need a new pillow

We all have that special pillow that helps us fall asleep. But, did you know that your pillow could hurt your health? The right pillow plays an important role in helping you fall asleep. Pillows and pain According to Harvard Medical School, a pillow that's too soft or too firm often leads to neck pain. This happens when your neck is bent in any way for an extended period that causes discomfort. Positions If you sleep on your side with a soft pillow that doesn't provide enough support under your neck, your head has to extend sideways to meet the…
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