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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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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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How Elbow Bursitis Is Treated

Learn about the different treatments of elbow bursitis, which can range from simple at-home treatments to surgery. Elbow bursitis is a common condition that causes pain and swelling in the back of the elbow. Also called olecranon bursitis,...

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Frozen Shoulder Surgery Overview

Frozen shoulder is a condition that typically improves with noninvasive treatments. Learn how surgery can help to improve motion in some situations. Frozen shoulder can be a painful condition, also called adhesive capsulitis. Patients who have a...

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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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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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Shoulder Capsule Tightening Surgical Procedures

Shoulder instability can cause dislocation and may need surgery. Get info on how capsular shift and plication procedures are done. Shoulder capsule surgery is a treatment option for shoulder instability that doesn't improve with more conservative,...

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3 Surgical Treatments for a SLAP Tear of the Shoulder

Treatment of a SLAP tear of the shoulder can be accomplished with both simple and surgical solutions. The most common surgery is a SLAP repair. Surgery is among the treatment options for a superior labrum from anterior to posterior (SLAP) tear, a...

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Causes of Achilles Tendon Pain and Treatment Options

Poor flexibility of the Achilles tendon can result in inflammation and even rupture. Learn more about causes of Achilles pain and how they're treated. Tendons are very strong, but not very flexible, and the Achilles tendon is no exception....

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Rehab for Faster Ankle Sprain Recovery

Proper treatment of an ankle sprain injury will require rehab to regain mobility and strength of the ankle joint. Learn how to speed your recovery. Almost everyone has experienced an ankle injury, from a mild strain to major ligament damage. Most...

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Treatments for Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles tendonitis treatment can help to alleviate symptoms of pain in the heel. Options include stretching, medications, and ice treatments. The best treatment of an injury to the Achilles tendon is to focus on prevention. Obviously, it's best to...

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