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How to Make Your Own Shoulder Pulley

Learn how to make your own shoulder pulley so that you can perform shoulder and rotator cuff range of motion exercises at home at a cost of less than $8. After a shoulder injury, the primary goal of rehabilitation is to improve your mobility and...

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Cystectomy: Everything You Need to Know

A cystectomy, or bladder removal, is done to remove cancer of the bladder. Learn more about a cystectomy, including preparation and recovery. A cystectomy is a surgical procedure that is done to remove the bladder, usually due to cancer. The bladder...

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Stapedectomy: Overview

Stapedectomy surgery replaces the stapes bone in the middle ear with a prosthesis. It helps improve hearing for people with otosclerosis. The human ear consists of three parts: the inner ear, middle ear, and outer ear. There are bones in the middle...

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Salpingectomy Surgery: Everything You Need to Know

Salpingectomy is the removal of the fallopian tube(s) for female sterilization or removal of cancer. Reviewed by our board-certified surgeons. The fallopian tube is the channel between the uterus and the ovaries which allows an egg to be transferred...

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Ankle Sprain Stretches

Here's a selection of physical therapy exercises to perform after a sprained ankle to improve ankle flexibility and range of motion. If you have an ankle sprain, you understand how the pain and limited motion can prevent you from enjoying your...

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Hip Labrum Surgery: Is It the Right Treatment?

Surgery for a hip labral tear has not been shown to be more effective than nonsurgical treatment. For most, nonsurgical treatments are appropriate. Orthopedic surgeons have become better at understanding sources of pain, and technology has increased...

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The Best Leg Strengthening Exercises After Surgery

Get tips on good physical therapy exercises you can do to strengthen your legs after having a knee or hip injury or surgery. After surgery to the hip, knee, ankle or foot, the muscles of the leg often become weak from decreased use or from...

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Rehab After Microfracture Surgery

Microfracture surgery is a treatment option for patients with cartilage damage. Proper rehab after surgery is essential for good results. Microfracture surgery is a treatment option for people who have cartilage damage within a joint. Cartilage...

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Arthroscopic Ankle Surgery

Arthroscopic ankle surgery can be used to correct four sources of ankle joint pain. Learn more about this treatment option and how it is done. Arthroscopic ankle surgery may be a treatment option for certain types of ankle pain. In arthroscopic...

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Dynamic Shoulder Isometric Exercise

Learn how to do the dynamic shoulder isometric exercise as part of your physical therapy routine to improve stability in your shoulder joint. If you have shoulder pain, you may benefit from the skilled services of a physical...

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What to Expect During Pelvic Laparoscopy

Pelvic laparoscopy is a minimally invasive surgery used to treat a variety of pelvic conditions. Get info on how the procedure is done. Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive surgical technique used in procedures such as tubal ligation, gallbladder...

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