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  • Direct access to physical therapy may provide advantages in health care

    In August 2018, Gov. Bruce Rauner, R-Ill., signed into law a bill that would allow patients in Illinois to seek out the services of a physical therapist without a referral from a physician or orthopedic surgeon. This expands previous policies on direct access to physical therapy for patients.

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  • One-Third of U.S. Kids Have Back Pain, Study Says

    As American kids pack on the pounds, the number of those with back pain is on the rise.One in three between the ages of 10 and 18 said they had backaches in the past year, according to a survey of about 3,700 youngsters. The incidence rose along with kids' age and weight and was higher among those who play competitive sports.

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  • What to know about MCL tears

    A tear to the medial collateral ligament in the knee can cause pain, swelling, and a lack of stability in the knee. Treatment is usually with ice, a knee brace, and physical therapy. Surgery may be necessary in rare cases.

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  • Rotator cuff repair with biceps tenodesis did not impact speed of recovery after surgery

    Outcomes and the speed of recovery were similar between patients who underwent rotator cuff repair with bicep tenodesis and patients who underwent only rotator cuff repair, according to a presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting.

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  • Pooch Peril: More Elderly Are Fracturing Bones While Dog Walking

    Walking the dog can be great exercise for seniors, but there could be one downside: bone fractures.Fractures suffered by elderly Americans while walking their dogs have more than doubled in recent years, new research shows.

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