Author: Maura Ammenheuser

A nurse casts a boy's left arm March 18, 2019

When childhood play leads to a broken arm or hand

A cast or splint usually helps heal a child's broken arm. Fractures involving the elbow may need surgery.

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Bone & Joint Children Infants & Toddlers

A young woman hugs an older woman in a backyard full of people. March 7, 2019

Experts answer common questions about lung cancer screening

Lung screening is for certain smokers and ex-smokers. It’s not scary. It could save your life.

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Cancer Smoking

Woman receiving care and support at home. March 4, 2019

Preparing your home before your joint replacement surgery

What to do before surgery to make life easier right afterward.

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Bone & Joint Caregivers

acoustic neuroma February 27, 2019

Understanding acoustic neuromas

Acoustic neuromas are slow-growing, noncancerous tumors that can affect hearing and balance.

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Brain & Memory

Female physical therapist helps man with therapy for his leg. February 27, 2019

All about prehab: physical therapy before joint replacement surgery

All about physical therapy after, and even before, joint replacement surgery.

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Aging Well Bone & Joint Fitness

Closeup of handshake between older white man and younger black woman February 12, 2019

What is ‘trigger finger’?

Trigger finger means a finger catches, or locks, in one position. Here's how it's treated.

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Bone & Joint

Group of friends in a living room getting excited about a football game on TV January 29, 2019

A football feast without the guilt

You can enjoy plenty of food on game day, without wrecking healthy eating goals.

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Recipes

Older woman follows a younger routine by a younger instructor in stretching exercise. January 22, 2019

New solutions for chronic pain management

Don't be afraid of physical activity. Consider these mind-body strategies for managing pain.

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Bone & Joint Mental Health

carpal-tunnel January 8, 2019

What to know about carpal tunnel syndrome

Many repetitive motions can cause carpal tunnel syndrome. What to know.

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Bone & Joint