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  • Weight loss can slow down knee joint degeneration

    Weight loss can slow down knee joint degeneration
    Source:
    Medical Xpress

    Overweight and obese people who lost a substantial amount of weight over a 48-month period showed significantly lower degeneration of their knee cartilage, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.

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  • Even low level of physical activity may cut fracture risk

    Even low level of physical activity may cut fracture risk
    Source:
    Medical Xpress

    Short daily bouts of walking/bicycling and a few weekly exercise sessions are both associated with a lower rate of hip fracture and any fracture, according to a study published online April 29 in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.

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  • Lifelong physical activity increases bone density in men

    Lifelong physical activity increases bone density in men
    Source:
    Science daily

    Men have many reasons to add high-impact and resistance training to their exercise regimens; these reasons include building muscle and shedding fat. Now a researcher has determined another significant benefit to these activities: building bone mass. The study found that individuals who continuously participated in high-impact activities, such as jogging and tennis, during adolescence and young adulthood, had greater hip and lumbar spine bone mineral density than those who did not.

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  • Care of Shoulder Pain in the Overhead Athlete

    Care of Shoulder Pain in the Overhead Athlete
    Source:
    Healio

    Shoulder complaints are common in the overhead athlete. Understanding the biomechanics of throwing and swimming requires understanding the importance of maintaining the glenohumeral relationship of the shoulder.

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  • Improvements in ACL surgery may help prevent knee osteoarthritis

    Improvements in ACL surgery may help prevent knee osteoarthritis
    Source:
    Medical Express

    Injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee frequently leads to early-onset osteoarthritis, a painful condition that can occur even if the patient has undergone ACL reconstruction to prevent its onset. A new review looks at the ability of two different reconstruction techniques to restore normal knee motion and potentially slow degenerative changes

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