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Hip fracture

A hip fracture is a serious injury that happens when the thighbone receives a crack or break. Common causes are falls to the side where the hips are the victim of a direct impact, though disease can also trigger this such as cancer. This kind of injury can cause life threatening complications and surgery is […]

How to treat sesamoiditis

Sesamoiditis is an inflammatory ailment that involves the sesamoid bones of the 1st matatarsophalangeal joint that cause forefoot pain especially during weight bearing. The sesamoid bones are small bones embedded in the tendon of the flexor hallucis brevis muscle under the bottom of the big toe. Symptoms of sesamoiditis Pain in forefoot especially with weight […]