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Sprains and Strains: What You Need to Know
Sprains and strains are common injuries in active individuals and athletes. Common activities can cause these injuries and basic preparation can help prevent them.
Walking for Exercise: Stretching and Warm Up Techniques
Make every walk a complete and safe workout by following these simple steps.
As people age, falls become more common and more dangerous. Learn tips to prevent falls at home.
Do-It-Yourself First Aid
Most strains and sprains can be treated at home with an easy remedy called RICE - Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation.
Sports Injury Q&A
Whether you're a professional football player or a backyard badminton enthusiast, Paul D. Fadale, MD, has answers to your questions about sports and injury.
Joint Replacement Facts
When knee pain interferes with daily activity, walking tolerance, and independence, it is time to consider this alternative.
is the leading cause of disability in the United States.
Banishing Brittle Bones
If you don't want to join the 40,000 Rhode Islanders who suffer from osteoporosis, bone up on the facts.
Fortunately, joint replacement has kept up with our more-thrills, more-spills lives.
Back On His Feet
Walter Krochmal would not be able to do the things he loves if he had not had hip replacement surgery.
ACL Injury Facts
Don't let the most common of ligament injuries keep you sidelined.
How Do Your Shoes Stack Up?
From heel to toe, your shoes are your best ally on the walking trail. Do yours measure up?
Kids' Injuries: Having Too Much Fun
Summer sports may seem like an ideal way to keep youngsters occupied and in shape, but in excess, it is to blame for what some experts are calling an epidemic of overuse injuries.
Carpal Tunnel Q&A
Unfortunately, says Edward Akelman, MD, of Rhode Island Hospital's department of orthopedics, carpal tunnel syndrome isn't likely to become an endangered species anytime soon.