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    The Sports Xchange
  • Surgery could be best option for biceps injury

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently had a non-contrast MRI which showed a biceps tendon tear. I've already tried four months of physical therapy, rest, ice, anti-inflammatory medications and cortisone injections. Is surgery necessary and, if so, what does the...

    Arthroscopic shoulder surgery

    When the minimally invasive procedure is warranted. Arthroscopy is a popular technique for shoulder surgery because it involves a small incision. While it used to be the case that surgeons could see the shoulder tissues better with traditional open...

    Avoiding knee or hip surgery

    Losing weight, strengthening muscles, and increasing flexibility may help you stave off joint replacement. You may be putting off a doctor visit to address knee or hip osteoarthritis because you believe it will end with joint replacement surgery, but...

    Avoid back pain and improve balance by strengthening core muscles

    You don't have to do crunches; these simple, gentle exercises will make a big difference. It's spring, and that means you may be heading out to the golf course or backyard garden. But those activities can also have you heading to the doctor with back...