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10 Common Myths About Hand Injuries and Disorders

If you take a moment to observe your immediate surroundings, you will very quickly agree that the world has been designed for hands. No matter what you come across, the vast majority of items will meet these body parts first, which not only makes them very valuable assets, but also, high-risk areas for injury. Because of this, various misconceptions have flourished regarding the topic of … Continue reading 10 Common Myths About Hand Injuries and Disorders

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Home Remedy Tips to Relieve the Agony of Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is characterized by an agonizing heel pain when you walk. This condition happens when your plantar fascia, a thick band of connective tissues at the base of the foot, is inflamed due to overuse injuries, playing high impact sports, wearing tight and uncomfortable shoes, and obesity. This condition is so common that it affects more than 2 million people each year in the United States. … Continue reading Home Remedy Tips to Relieve the Agony of Plantar Fasciitis

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Things To Remember Legally When You Have A Personal Injury At Work

Having a personal injury at work is devastating especially when loss of earnings, pain and suffering, and physical disability can be some of the negative consequences. Because of that, filing a compensation claim can most likely happen. Below are the key things to remember when you have a personal injury at work: How Does Workers’ Compensation Law Work? Workers who are injured at work can … Continue reading Things To Remember Legally When You Have A Personal Injury At Work

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What You Must Prove to Win a Slip and Fall Injury Claim

Disclaimer: If you’re filing a slip and fall injury claim, the following information does not serve as actual legal advice regarding the legal aspect of the topic. It should only be considered a general guideline as to the legal process of slip and fall injury claims. To further understand the legal nature of the slip and fall injury claim, it’s recommended that you consult a … Continue reading What You Must Prove to Win a Slip and Fall Injury Claim

Knee Osteoarthritis Facts You Need to Know

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, besting more than 100 other types. In fact, among the 700,000 people who require knee replacement surgeries in the U.S., a majority of those cases are due to knee osteoarthritis (KOA). There has been a remarkable rise in the prevalence of osteoarthritis, some of which is linked to a rise in obesity. Some cases of KOA have … Continue reading Knee Osteoarthritis Facts You Need to Know

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Key Facts About Knee Dislocation

It’s painful to see someone suffering from a dislocated knee, but even more so if it happens to you. Although knee dislocations are considered rare and account for less than 0.5% of joint dislocations, they can happen to anyone. Women, such as female athletes, are at higher risk of having knee dislocations due to their body structure. Wider and more shapely hips add more stress … Continue reading Key Facts About Knee Dislocation