Author: Maura Ammenheuser

March 26, 2019

Cervical myelopathy: a progressive condition that begins in the neck

Cervical myelopathy means damage or dysfunction of the spinal cord in the neck from compression. It can make hands and balance shaky. It's not just aging.

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Aging Well Bone & Joint

raspberry parfait March 25, 2019

Recipe: Pineapple-Raspberry Parfaits

Tropical flavors make these yogurt cups a warm-weather treat.

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Recipes

Pregnant woman talks with a healthcare provider. March 22, 2019

5 things to consider to prevent an unnecessary C-section

Cesarean deliveries are common, but not always medically necessary. A certified nurse-midwife offers advice for how to avoid an unneeded C-section.

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Pregnancy Women's Health

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

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

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