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Plantar Fasciitis: Causes and Treatment

If you are someone who goes walking, hiking, or running often, then you will likely have heard of — or perhaps even experienced — plantar fasciitis.

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Orthopedic Bone Graft

A bone graft is a medical technique that is sometimes used to correct issues with the bones and the joints. 

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Pregnancy Exercise Healthy Living

Pregnancy, Exercise and Bone Health

The extra demands placed on the body during pregnancy can certainly take their toll. With the health of your unborn baby to consider in addition to your own health, there are several aspects of healthy living that you must give more time and attention to!

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Magnesium Onto Orthopedics

Magnesium and Osteoporosis

When it comes to how healthy our bones are, there are several different things that we should be paying attention to. These are things that we are going to discuss today, so that you can make more informed decisions about your own health!

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Calcium on a Plant-Based Diet

When you are attempting to decrease the amount of animal products in your diet, or eradicate them entirely, you will often hear that it is difficult to consume all of the necessary vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. However, the simple truth is that with a few dietary adjustments it is fairly easy to keep your body and mind healthy! This fact is certainly applicable when it comes to calcium.
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The Spine: Form and Function

The spine is one of the most important parts of the human body and is comprised of 33 different bones. Your spine enables you to stand up, and without it you would be unable to twist or move your body.
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Keeping Your Joints Healthy

Your joints are responsible for connecting your bones and without them you would be unable to bend! As we age it is inevitable that we will experience damage to our bones and unfortunately the same is true of our joints. However, there are things that you can do to work to limit this damage and help to preserve the optimum function of your joints. 
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Choose Mangoes for Bone Health

Sometimes eating for optimum health can be a chore. With so much information to consider and a wide variety of health boosting foods to try and include, it isn’t difficult to get disheartened with trying to keep up. Fortunately healthy eating doesn't always have to be difficult, and there are an abundance of delicious healthy foods that are easy to find, simple to prepare and enjoyable to eat - the delicious mango is a perfect example!

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3D Printing & The Future of Orthopedic Surgery

The way that we currently heal bones could be about to experience an exciting revolution of the 3D variety! Researchers at Northwestern University are in the process of perfecting a ‘hyper-elastic bone’ using innovative 3D technology.


This development in technology could soon be used to bind tendons and bones together using live tissue! This is a fairly new discovery and the technology is not yet approved for human use. However, the potential for improvements to ongoing care and post-surgery results for patients are potentially huge!

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Yoga and Osteoporosis

Finding ways to care for yourself and your body as you age is essential if you are to remain as happy and healthy as you possibly can in your later years!
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