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Cracking joints

Knuckle Cracking: Dangerous or Just Annoying?  Cracking knuckles or other joints – from your fingers to your neck and back – can become a habit that’s hard to break. If it’s your habit, you’ve probably heard at least once that this habit can cause arthritis, a neck injury, or worse. But is any of that actually true? Let’s take a look at a few of...

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Is thumb arthritis possible?

Is thumb arthritis possible? Most of us don’t consider how much we rely on our hands to accomplish daily tasks, particularly our thumbs. From turning a key to writing a note, stirring coffee, or opening a door, our thumbs are a fundamental part of what makes us human. When thumb pain begins, it can be potentially debilitating. Whether you’re working...

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Protecting and Treating Our Hands

Protecting and Treating Our Hands When our hands are healthy and pain-free, we are able to quickly and effortlessly perform countless tasks, from tying shoes to signing our names, swinging a tennis racket or steering a vehicle, texting a loved one to gardening with our grandchildren. But because our hands are made up of a network of complex bones,...

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