| Feb 9, 2011
| 2:52 PM
It had been more than 30 years since lupus began eating away at Deborah Filian's body. It stood in the way of every step she took, forcing her to stay in bed for long periods of time. But a saline warm-water pool has changed her life, she said.
| Jan 5, 2011
The OActive nee Brace and BioniCare® System from VQ OrthoCare is the first non-invasive, non-pharmaceutical treatment option for osteoarthritis of the knee. BioniCare treats the pain and symptoms caused by osteoarthritis of the knee by delivering a low-...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 2:26 PM
Kristine Timpert's quirky little book "If Babies Did Crunches" tries to sugarcoat an important message for adults: Beware of crunches.
The not-just for-kids book stresses that if you really want to banish tummy flab or back pain, clean up your diet and...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 11:41 AM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- If anyone was unclear about how swiftly Notre Dame turned the page on Michael Floyd, one only needed turn the pages of the 13-page spring practice prospectus distributed Tuesday.
He is not on the roster. He is not mentioned in a...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 1:45 AM
The despondent man had phoned his family to say he was going to end it all, and St. Joseph County police were racing the clock to get to the potential suicide before it was too late.
Electronic coordinates showed his cell phone in the woods behind...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 12:11 PM
Even youngish joints can feel creaky and painful without proper care. Luckily, lifestyle changes can help you stay active longer. "With an average life expectancy of more than 70 years, it's more important than ever for us to protect our bodies," says Dr....
| May 4, 2011
| 10:44 AM
Moments after turning the puck over and watching Alexandre Burrows score to end the Chicago Blackhawks' season, defenseman Chris Campoli stood in the dressing room at Rogers Arena and took full blame for the 2-1 overtime loss to the Vancouver Canucks in...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 3:28 PM
New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez is a game time decision with cartilage tear in his throwing shoulder. Sanchez hurt his shoulder in a 22-17 win against the Pittsburgh Steelers last Sunday. The Jets take on the Chicago Bears on Sunday at 1PM in...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Easing pain with a simple injection. It's not a medication but a remedy already in your own body.
The path to pain free, a needle stick. Blood is drawn, then spun.
Vasili Karas, Research Coordinator: "This is the patient's blood after it spun down in...
| Jul 11, 2011
Most athletic types would rather spend a month watching "Teletubbies" while reading Snooki's blog than suffer an injury. And when it comes to getting hurt, the knee is one of the worst things you can damage.
The most commonly injured knee ligament is the...
| May 31, 2011
| 11:27 AM
The following tips were submitted by Alyssa Kuhn, a Sentara Healthcare physical therapist.
Whether brought on by genes or jumping, you can take 5 steps to reduce your risks of arthritis symptoms. The two most common forms of arthritis are...
| Oct 17, 2011
Orthopedic surgeons are doctors, but they are also artisans, sculpting bone so that it fits snugly with artificial hips and knees.
But even the best artists make mistakes, says Dr. William Bargar, an orthopedic surgeon at Sutter General Hospital in...