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The Link Between Posture and Technology: How Your Gadgets May Lead to Injuries

The Link Between Posture and Technology: How Your Gadgets May Lead to Injuries In today’s digital world, smartphones are used for just about everything. It’s not uncommon to spend hours on social media, texting or watching videos on your phone or tablet. You see it at the dinner table, on the subway or late at …

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It is time to visit your orthopedic doctor if you have the following symptoms

It is time to visit your orthopedic doctor if you have the following symptoms An orthopedic doctor diagnoses and treats musculoskeletal conditions and injuries. The musculoskeletal system includes your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves. At Total Orthocare, our board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and physiotherapists are trained to manage everything from an acute ankle sprain following a sports accident …

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Stretching Exercises for injury free workouts

Stretching Exercises for injury free workouts Sports participation is a leading cause of injury in young people. Injuries can have both short- and long-term consequences. An injury can immediately sideline a player. This puts both the fun of participation and the health benefits of exercise on hold. An injury that keeps a child out of …

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Effectivity of Orthopaedic Telemedicine Consultation During Pandemic

Effectivity of Orthopaedic Telemedicine Consultation During Pandemic Telemedicine is a broad term and can be simplistically defined as provision of medical services through distance. This definition encompasses many applications, such as diagnostic asynchronous evaluation, continuous monitoring using biosensors, and synchronous video consultations, as well as multiple variations on each theme. Currently it can be considered …

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Best sleeping positions for lower back pain relief

Best sleeping positions for lower back pain relief The lower back features an interwoven series of structures. It includes the five vertebrae of the lumbar spine, each of which is bolstered by shock-absorbing discs and held in place by ligaments. Surrounding muscles offer support and are connected to the spine by tendons. Nerves run through the …

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