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Bone Fracture Basics

Bone Fracture Basics The average person will experience 2 fractures in their lifetime. A fracture is the medical term for a broken bone. They occur when the physical force exerted on the bone is stronger than the bone itself. Fractures are usually described by the location, how the bones are...
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Osteomyelitis

Osteomyelitis Osteo (bone), myelo (marrow), - itis (inflammation) Osteomyelitis is an infection and inflammation of the bone or the bone marrow. It can happen if a bacterial or fungal infection enters the bone tissue from the bloodstream due to injury or surgery. In most cases, a bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus,...
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Fall Clean Up

Fall is in full swing and the cooler temperatures and wind are bringing the beautiful color mix of changing leaves tumbling down on lawns, sidewalks, and into eaves. Unfortunately, that signals the beginning of the fall clean up in our yards and the tasks of preparing for colder weather. Raking...
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A Rainbow of Colored Tape

It seems like more and more athletes are competing with colored tape on various parts of their bodies. What is that tape and what is it used for? The tape is called Kinesio or Kinesio Tex tape. They are still doing research as to the exact benefit of utilizing this...
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