Pain that radiates from your lower (lumbar) spine to your buttock and down the back of your leg is the hallmark of sciatica. You might feel the discomfort…

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Not everyone with arthritis will need surgery, but it can help to reduce pain and improve your mobility. In this section you can find out about the common…

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2. If you suspect you have toenail fungus: if your toenails are thick, yellow, raised, or otherwise not normal looking, you likely have toenail fungus. You absolutely MUST…

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Applicant must have completed 2,000 hours of direct orthopedic patient care as a licensed physical therapist (excludes temporary license) within the last 10 years and 25% of it…

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Most important is to elongate the spine; a slumped-over posture significantly limits spinal rotation. … So to ensure that you don’t overtwist in the more mobile parts of…

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Rheumatoid factor was equally prevalent among genders. Men had nodules more often than women. Women had erosions more often than men, but the statistical significance was marginal. What…

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Both podiatrists and orthopaedic surgeons are qualified to treat foot and ankle conditions, surgically and non-surgically. What is the difference between a podiatrist and a foot and ankle…

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Alternating heat and ice therapy can provide immediate relief of sciatic nerve pain. Ice can help reduce inflammation, while heat encourages blood flow to the painful area (which…

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The main difference between osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis is the cause behind the joint symptoms. Osteoarthritis is caused by mechanical wear and tear on joints. Rheumatoid arthritis is…

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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disorder characterized by involvement of multiple small and large joints with multisystem extra-articular manifestations. Peripheral neuropathy is known extra-articular manifestation of RA…

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