Sleep Therapy May Help Ease Knee Pain Troubles for Some
6 monthes ago - By Medscape
Patients with knee osteoarthritis and insomnia may be less troubled by joint pain after they get treatment to help them sleep better, a recent study suggests.
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The secret to beating bone and joint health injuries? Get to the right medical team
6 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily
Orthopaedists can help prevent injuries; put people back together; provide patients with in-home exercises and ergonomically proper reconditioning programs; or pair patients with rehabilitation professionals for nonsurgical or post-surgical rehabilitation therapies. According to a new literature review therapeutic modalities - or physical therapy - can be a useful addition to exercise or to manipulative therapy to help improve bone-and-joint-based function affected by pain and/or injury.
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