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A Safer Way to Get Out of Bed
Something as simple as getting out of bed properly can help to ease strain on your back and prevent injury.
All Tests and Procedures articles (7 items)Tests and Procedures
Orthopedic surgeons use arthroscopy to diagnose and treat joint problems. An arthroscope is a small, tube shaped instrument that is used to look inside a joint.
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Anatomy of the Bone
A typical bone in your body contains three types of tissue—a hard outer tissue, a sponge-like inner tissue, and smooth tissue at the ends.
Pediatric Health Library
Detailed information on clubfoot, including causes, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and cast care
Belts for the Back
Many workers who need to lift heavy objects on the job wear back belts -- also called back supports or abdominal belts. But the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) does not recommend using a back belt to prevent injuries, because studies have not confirmed that these belts do, in fact, work. Instead of relying on a back belt to prevent injury, NIOSH says, workers should learn proper techniques for safe lifting.