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  1. Bones, Joints, and Muscles Has info on finger, hand, and wrist problems as well as shoulder injuries. Also has info on osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia with links to low back pain exercises and info on tennis elbow surgery.
  2. Calf Muscle Injury
  3. Leg Injuries Helps you check symptoms of leg injuries caused during sports or recreational activities, work-related tasks, and work or projects around home. Includes bruises, swelling, sprains, pulled muscles, and broken bones. Discusses treatment and prevention.
  4. Nose Injuries
  5. Elbow Injuries Covers common causes of elbow injuries. Discusses injuries caused by sudden injury and those caused by overuse. Discusses treatment options. Offers interactive tool to help you decide when to see a doctor. Covers home treatment and prevention tips.
  6. Overuse Injuries
  7. Arm Injuries
  8. Facial Injuries
  9. Tendon Injury (Tendinopathy)
  10. Severity of Back Injuries
  11. Types of Chest Injuries
  12. Injury to the Tailbone (Coccyx)
  13. Groin Problems andInjuries Discusses groin problems andinjuries. Looks at acute injuries, hernias, rashes, and other groin problems in children. Covers signs and symptoms. Offers home treatment and prevention tips. Covers emergencies such as severe pain and signs of shock.
  14. Shoulder Problems andInjuries
  15. Heat After an Injury
  16. Types of ACL Injuries
  17. Preventing ACL Injuries
  18. Knee Problems andInjuries Looks at sudden injuries like meniscus tears or torn ligaments that cause knee pain. Covers injuries like bursitis and tendinitis caused by overuse. Includes tool to help you decide when to call a doctor. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  19. Neck Problems andInjuries
  20. Back Problems andInjuries
  21. Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Injury
  22. Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Injury
  23. Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  24. Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injury
  25. MSA Process: Recovery After Injury
  26. Jaw Problems: Structural Problems and Injury
  27. Pressure Injuries From Scuba Diving
  28. First Aid for a Spinal Injury
  29. Classification of Spinal Cord Injuries
  30. Achilles Tendon Injury: Surgery or Immobilization
  31. Wrist Tendon Injury: Preventing Pain
  32. Physical Rehabilitation for ACL Injuries
  33. Treatment for ACL Injuries in Children and Teens
  34. Finger, Hand, and Wrist Injuries Details types of injuries to the fingers, hands, and wrists. Discusses possible emergency situations. Includes worksheet to help you decide when to seek care. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  35. Stroke: Preventing Injury in Affected Limbs
  36. Toe, Foot, and Ankle Injuries Discusses common toe, foot, and ankle injuries. Covers home treatment and basic foot care. Offers injury prevention tips.
  37. Hip Injuries, Age 11 and Younger
  38. Hip Injuries, Age 12 and Older
  39. Head Injury, Age 4 and Older Looks at common causes of minor and serious head injuries. Discusses possible head injury emergencies. Offers tool to help you check symptoms and decide when to call a doctor. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  40. Head Injury, Age 3 and Younger Provides overview of head injuries in those age 3 and younger. Offers tool to help you check symptoms and decide when to see doctor. Discusses emergency symptoms and when to seek care. Offers prevention tips.
  41. Leg Problems, Noninjury Helps you check symptoms of leg problems not caused by injury. Covers symptoms like pain, swelling, cramps, numbness, tingling, weakness, and lumps and bumps under the skin. Includes pictures of bones of lower leg, thigh, and muscles and tendons.
  42. Facial Problems, Noninjury
  43. Elbow Problems, Noninjury Looks at conditions, such as gout, pinched nerve, bursitis, tennis elbow, and golfer's elbow, that may cause elbow problems. Offers interactive tool to help you decide when to see the doctor. Covers home treatment and prevention tips.
  44. Arm Problems, Noninjury Covers problems like swelling or arm pain caused by overuse, arthritis, and hormone changes. Links to info on bursitis and osteoarthritis. Includes tool to help you decide when to call a doctor. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  45. Spinal Cord Injury: Safe Transfers To or From a Wheelchair
  46. Knee Bursitis and Tendon Injury: Preventing Pain
  47. Elbow Bursitis and Tendon Injury: Preventing Pain
  48. Heel Bursitis or Tendon Injury: Preventing Pain
  49. Achilles Tendon Injury: Calf Squeeze Test
  50. ACL Injury: Should I Have Knee Surgery? Guides through decision to have knee surgery for an ACL injury. Compares surgery to rest, exercise, and rehabilitation as treatment for an ACL injury. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  51. Women and Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  52. Shoulder Bursitis and Tendon Injury: Preventing Pain
  53. Achilles Tendon Injury: Physical Therapy and Rehab
  54. ACL Injury: Exercises to Do Before Treatment
  55. Hip Bursitis or Tendon Injury: Preventing Pain
  56. Toe, Foot, and Ankle Problems, Noninjury Explains possible causes of toe, foot, and ankle problems. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  57. Finger, Hand, and Wrist Problems, Noninjury Covers finger, hand, and wrist problems caused by medical conditions and overuse. Offers symptom check list. Includes worksheet to help you decide when to call a doctor. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  58. Repetitive Motion Syndrome
  59. Whiplash
  60. Shin Splints
  61. Avulsion Fracture
  62. Trapped Finger, Toe, or Limb
  63. Medical History and Physical Exam for Rheumatoid Arthritis Covers questions doctor will ask, including how long you've had symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and whether you've had recent or past injury. Covers physical symptoms doctor will look for, like swelling, tenderness, range of motion, and affected joints.
  64. Physical Examination of the Knee Covers what your doctor might ask if you have knee pain. Discusses what will be done during a physical exam. Covers tests that may be ordered, including the Lachman test, the posterior drawer test, and the valgus and varus tests. Covers results.
  65. Preventing Falls in Older Adults Tips for older adults and people who have had a stroke or have multiple sclerosis or osteoporosis to help prevent falls andinjuries. Covers taking care of your health and making changes in your home. Covers preventing falls in the bathroom and outdoors.
  66. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Knee Discusses test (also called MRI scan) that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures of the knee. Covers why it is used, including to find problems like arthritis, meniscus injury, or damaged cartilage, ligaments, or tendons.
  67. Fibromyalgia Information on fibromyalgia, a syndrome that causes people to feel pain even when there is no injury. Covers symptoms and how it is diagnosed. Includes info on treatments such as medicines, exercise therapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy.
  68. Tetanus Discusses tetanus, also called lockjaw. Looks at cause by bacteria infection that makes a poison that causes severe muscle spasms. Looks at how bacteria enter the body through wound or cut. Covers vaccine shots (immunizations) to prevent tetanus.
  69. Knee Arthroscopy: Recovering at Home Learn what to expect and what to watch for as you recover from knee arthroscopy.
  70. Baker's Cyst Discusses Baker's cyst (also called popliteal cyst), a pocket of fluid that forms a lump behind the knee. Covers causes such as swelling from arthritis and knee injury. Discusses symptoms. Covers treatment, including things to do at home and surgery.
  71. Radial Head Subluxation
  72. Back Pain: Strengthening Your Core Learn how being active builds a strong core and keeps your back healthy.
  73. Plica in the Knee
  74. Orthotics for Foot Problems
  75. Achilles Tendon Problems Discusses common Achilles tendon problems. Covers tendinopathy, which includes tendinitis and tendinosis. Also covers tendon tear or rupture, paratenonitis, peritendinitis, and bursitis. Discusses symptoms such as pain and swelling in back of leg or heel.
  76. Preventing Foot Cramps
  77. Finding Good Footwear
  78. Roomy Shoes
  79. Hip Problems, Age 11 and Younger
  80. Preventing Finger, Hand, and Wrist Problems
  81. Age-Related Foot Changes
  82. Preventing Foot Problems: Training Techniques
  83. Vitamin D Test
  84. Using Crutches Learn how using crutches the right way will help you stay stable and safe while you heal.
  85. Posture: Standing and Walking
  86. Body Mechanics
  87. Using Crutches
  88. Using a Cane
  89. Foot Problems: Finding the Right Shoes
  90. How to Wear a Sling Learn how to wear a sling to protect an injured arm.
  91. Using a Cane Learn how to use your cane correctly so you can stay stable and safe.
  92. Using a Walker Learn how to use your walker correctly so you can stay stable and safe.
  93. Using a Walker
  94. Stopping Facial Bleeding
  95. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Safe Posture and Movements
  96. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Activities to Limit
  97. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Few Tips for Preventing It Learn what movements may help cause carpal tunnel syndrome. Get tips to help prevent it and manage symptoms.
  98. Wrist Care: Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Describes symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome such as tingling, numbness, or pain in the fingers, thumb, or hand that occur with pressure on the median nerve. Offers prevention tips. Offers links to more info on carpal tunnel syndrome and office ergonomics.
  99. Office Ergonomics
  100. Hip Problems, Age 12 and Older

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