Bone & Joint

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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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

Adult rising from bed and stretching to prevent back pain December 26, 2018

The big back pain question: When should you see a doctor?

Learn the difference between when back pain is typical soreness and when you might want to take action.

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Grandpa spending time decorating for holidays with grandson November 30, 2018

Don’t let holiday decorating wreak havoc on your back

Here’s how to maintain good posture while lifting, carrying and reaching.

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Bone & Joint Prevention

Motion Preserving Surgeries August 29, 2018

Motion-preserving spinal surgeries can offer better recovery

A spine surgeon explains two procedures that preserve range of motion in the neck.

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Bone & Joint

July 17, 2018

Low-back pain? You’re not alone … at all

Get the scoop on sciatica, one of the most common low-back pains.

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Aging Well Bone & Joint

chronic shoulder pain causes June 18, 2018

3 reasons for chronic shoulder pain

These painful shoulder problems bother many people. Here's how to get some relief.

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Bone & Joint Fitness

spica cast tips June 8, 2018

How to take care of a child in a spica cast

A cast from a child's chest to the knee or ankle is a challenge. Here's how to manage it.

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Bone & Joint Children Infants & Toddlers

April 24, 2018

What women need to know about arthritis

Vanderbilt Bone & Joint shares some surprising answers about arthritis treatment options.

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Bone & Joint Women's Health