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World Osteoporosis Day 2021: How to maintain healthy bones

World Osteoporosis Day is designated on October 20th every year to raise global awareness of osteoporosis prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Plantar fasciitis: Managing persistent heel pain

Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain that can develop due to overstretching, different anatomy of the foot or a medical condition.

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Is sciatica causing the sharp pain in the lower back and leg?

Any irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve can result in sharp pain and weakness in the lower back and the back of the leg, which is medically known as sciatica.

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What is swimmer’s shoulder and how is it treated?

Swimmer’s shoulder occurs due to repetitive stress on the shoulder joint, causing sharp pain and limited range of motion.

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10 foods that are unhealthy for your bones

Knowing which foods to avoid is vital for the prevention of bone-related diseases and preservation of bone health.

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How smoking affects musculoskeletal health

Smoking is detrimental to musculoskeletal health and people may experience lower back and joint pains without realizing that smoking could be one of the causes.

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Stress Fracture: Causes and self-care measures

Stress fractures are common injuries associated with overuse and inadequate recovery time. The key to prevention is education and risk factor modification.

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Should you worry if you have flat feet?

While everyone has flat feet at birth which gradually arches, some people may continue having them due to genetic reasons or foot injuries.

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How to keep your bones strong and healthy naturally

There are several ways to strengthen and maintain healthy bones naturally which range from consuming nutritious food to performing specific exercises and adopting lifestyle changes.

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Could a slipped disc be causing that sudden back pain?

A slipped disc occurs when a soft cushion of tissue between the bones in the spine pushes out, causing discomfort and pain.