Items Tagged ‘Bones Joints and Muscles’

September 22, 2016

Falls Prevention Awareness Day

By Alyse Brunella Alyse Brunella

Did you know that every 13 seconds an older adult is in an ER for a fall-related injury? Suffering from a severe fall can leave you with bruises, sore muscles or worse – broken bones. As part of Falls Prevention Awareness Day, take the time to get smart on tips to prevent a fall: make […]

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Tags: Aging, Bones Joints and Muscles, Healthy Living


September 8, 2016

Volleyball Player Realizes Her Dream with Help from Her Mayo Clinic Team

By Alyse Brunella Alyse Brunella

Whether you’re a high school athlete or a professional, being sidelined is never the goal. But for Brooke Johnson, this was reality – until she visited the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center. Brooke began having sharp pain in her hips, including a hip impingement, that became so severe that she was unable to walk – […]

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Tags: Bones Joints and Muscles, Sports Medicine


September 7, 2016

Pain Awareness Month

By Alyse Brunella Alyse Brunella

We get it… chronic pain sucks. It can affect every part of your life and finding relief can feel like a full-time job. As part of National Pain Awareness Month, learn more about pain management from Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: Bones Joints and Muscles, Healthy Living, Physical Therapy & Rehab


September 1, 2016

After Severe Rotator Cuff Injuries, Stuart Baker Found Relief at Mayo Clinic

By Alyse Brunella Alyse Brunella

Suffering from a major injury is no easy feat, but when it happens twice – ouch! That was reality for Stuart Baker. Stuart began his career as a flight attendant and eventually became a pilot for a major airline. But at age 40, Stuart had torn his rotator cuff twice, grounding his ability to fly. […]

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Tags: Bones Joints and Muscles, Physical Therapy & Rehab


August 9, 2016

You’ve been sitting at your desk all wrong, says science

By Alyse Brunella Alyse Brunella

Do you ever catch yourself slouched at your desk, only to spring up because you remember the importance of good posture? Learning basic office ergonomics is important. That’s why Mayo Clinic shared tips for good posture such as aligning your eyes with the part of your screen you focus on most. Making these adjustments might […]

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April 27, 2016

Prevent back pain with good posture

By Ali Skahan Ali Skahan

With warmer weather approaching, the last things you’ll want to deal with are headaches and back pain, which are both side-effects of bad posture. Mayo Clinic has a complete guide to better posture, so that you can spend more time enjoying the sunny seasons.

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March 28, 2016

3 simple ways to keep your bones healthy and strong

By Tameka Davis Tameka Davis

Did you know your bones are constantly being broken down and replaced? But osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and brittle — so brittle that a fall or even mild stresses like bending over or coughing can cause a fracture. Luckily, it only takes a few simple steps to keep your bones healthy and strong! […]

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February 5, 2016

Surprising Super Bowl health stats

By Tameka Davis Tameka Davis

Brush up on these crazy Super Bowl health stats before Sunday to surprise your friends. They’ll never expect you to know all about concussions and ligament injuries – good thing you’ve got Mayo Clinic’s experts on your side!  

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