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  • An Overview of Shoulder Blade Pain

    Shoulder blade pain can be confusing because the causes aren’t always obvious. This symptom can be a sign of something serious like a heart attack or lung cancer, or something as simple as sleeping wrong or poor posture at work.

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  • What can cause bumps on the elbows?

    A bump on the elbow can occur for numerous reasons, such as skin irritation, conditions such as arthritis, or an injury. People can treat most elbow bumps with over-the-counter (OTC) medication or rest.

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  • How arthritis patients fight pain when they re having a flare

    When you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA)—an autoimmune disease that causes joint pain, stiffness, swelling, and chronic fatigue—there’s a good chance you field a lot of advice from friends, family, and strangers about how to ease your discomfort. While the people doling out their best tips may mean well, it’s impossible for them to really understand the symptoms you’re experiencing, or what will make you feel better.

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  • What are shoulder stretches?

    Shoulder stretches can help relieve pain and stiffness in tight shoulders, which are a common problem among most adults. Stretching is a great way to improve flexibility and mobility and prevent injury.

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  • 7 hand exercises for carpal tunnel syndrome with pictures

    Carpal tunnel syndrome involves the compression of the median nerve in the wrist, which can cause pain and numbness in the hand. Certain hand exercises can help relieve pressure on the median nerve and alleviate symptoms.

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