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Fractures

Why Children Should Not Have Low Back Pain

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 12.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

Parents should not dismiss their children's complaints of low back pain, and the same advice applies to coaches, athletic trainers and school nurses: if an athletic child complains of nagging low back pain, you should have him/her examined by a doctor who specializes in sports medicine, spinal injuries or pediatric orthopedics. A lifetime of suffering could be avoided with timely and appropriate care.

Athletes' Recovery From Injury -- Are They Set Up To Fail? Part II

Abby Sims | Posted 09.06.2013 | Sports
Abby Sims

When reporters inform us how long an athlete is expected to be out of action from an injury, they are reporting what they've been told. No one should base a fantasy team or bet the under on these predictions.

Fractures And Heartburn Drugs: FDA Warns Of Increased Risk

AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Federal health regulators are warning doctors and patients that popular heartburn drugs like Nexium and Prilosec may cause bone fra...