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  • What Jobs Are Toughest On The Knees?

    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

    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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  • Adolescent marijuana use linked to increased time to union after fracture surgery

    Marijuana use resulted in increased time to union in surgically treated pediatric patients with fractures, according to an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in pediatrics.

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

    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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  • QR codes on children's casts may be useful for care info

    Quick response (QR) codes on casts of pediatric patients with fractures may be a convenient and useful way to connect children and their caregivers to cast care instructions, according to a study released as part of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Virtual Education Experience.

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