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Can nutrition impact your sports performance?

Can nutrition impact your sports performance?

by Yenny (SU)
Prepping for a game, match, or fight can conjure up images of the famous training montage from Rocky I, ending with that big climb up the stairs. But in all seriousness, preparing for the rigors of high-stakes athletics can take a toll on both body and mind.

Causes and Risk Factors of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Causes and Risk Factors of Rheumatoid Arthritis

by Yenny (SU)
When people think of arthritis, they usually think of Osteoarthritis, characterized by a slow, degenerative wear-and-tear brought on by the unforgiving hands of time. In fact, there are more than 100 types of arthritis.

What Can Your Feet Tell Your Doctor About Your Health?

What Can Your Feet Tell Your Doctor About Your Health?

by Yenny (SU)
Your body is always talking to you, giving you subtle, and not-so-subtle – signs of happenings and goings on within the body that we really should be paying attention to. For instance, you might wake up one morning and notice your feet are looking or feeling a little odd.

Overview of Spinal Stenosis

Overview of Spinal Stenosis

by Yenny (SU)
Spinal stenosis is an abnormal narrowing of the spaces within your spinal channel. This can put unnatural pressure on the spinal nerves, and this pressure can cause pain.

How Long Do Hip Replacements Last?

How Long Do Hip Replacements Last?

by Crystal (SU)
We would like to think that replacing our joints with high-tech medical hardware would last as long as we do. Unfortunately, most artificial replacement joints – including hip joints –experience wear and tear just like the natural hardware we were born with.