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  • What Jobs Are Toughest On The Knees?

    What Jobs Are Toughest On The Knees?
    Source:
    HealthDay

    Based on a review of 71 studies that included nearly one million workers, the riskiest occupations include agriculture, construction, mining, service jobs and housekeeping. And jobs that demand excessive kneeling, squatting, standing, lifting and climbing stairs all increase your odds.

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  • Physical Therapy For A Pectoralis Major Tear

    Physical Therapy For A Pectoralis Major Tear
    Source:
    Verywell Health

    A torn or ruptured pectoralis muscle can limit your ability to engage in normal work and recreational activities. It can limit arm use, and may cause significant pain. If you have ruptured or torn your pectoralis major muscle in your chest, you may benefit from physical therapy (PT) to help you recover.

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  • Improved MRI scans could aid in development of arthritis treatments

    Improved MRI scans could aid in development of arthritis treatments
    Source:
    Medical Xpress

    An algorithm that analyzes MRI images and automatically detects small changes in knee joints over time could be used in the development of new treatments for arthritis.

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  • Stay at home but don't stay still,' researchers recommend

    Stay at home but don't stay still,' researchers recommend
    Source:
    EurekAlert

    The adverse side effects of the social isolation measures implemented to combat COVID-19 include an increase in sedentary behavior and physical inactivity, which can contribute to a deterioration in cardiovascular health even in the short term. Older people and people with chronic diseases tend to be most affected.

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  • Rehabilitation exercises for a sprained ankle

    Rehabilitation exercises for a sprained ankle
    Source:
    Medical News Today

    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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