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Reemplazo del hombro alivia el dolor y mejora el movimiento en pacientes con artritis reumatoide, descubre estudio de Mayo

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 13 de enero de 2014 — La artritis del hombro es un problema común en los pacientes con artritis reumatoide, cuyo dolor y problema para mover los brazos puede llegar a ser tan grave que realizar las tareas cotidianas y dormir resulta difícil. Cuando los medicamentos y [...]

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Mayo Study Finds Shoulder Replacement Eases Pain, Improves Motion in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Jan. 13, 2014 — Shoulder arthritis is a common problem for rheumatoid arthritis patients: pain and difficulty moving their arms can grow so severe that daily tasks and sleep become difficult.  If medication and physical therapy aren’t enough, shoulder replacement surgery is a common next step. [...]

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Lower-Income Patients Fare Better Than Wealthier After Knee Replacement, Mayo Finds

WASHINGTON — Patients who make $35,000 a year or less report better outcomes after knee replacement surgery than people who earn more, research by Mayo Clinic and the University of Alabama at Birmingham shows. The lower-income patients studied reported less pain and better knee function at their two-year checkups than [...]

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Feet

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Norm Turner joined us to discuss the foot.  We discussed all sorts of conditions that can go wrong with the foot and talked about how to choose properly fitted shoes. Listen in to find out if flip-flops are harmful to our feet.  (Hint: I need to go shopping for [...]

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Hands

Dr. Sanjeev Kakar  joined us to discuss a very important part of our anatomy; the hand.  Learn all about what can go wrong with our hands and the latest on how those problems are being addressed. Medical edge Radio Full Show on "Hands" 9/15/12 - 45min mp3 Don't forget you [...]

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Dr. Richard Berger on Hand Problems

This Medical Edge Weekend episode features Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Richard Berger, answering questions on hand and wrist problems.  Medical Edge Weekend 11-13-10 Here's a couple of videos of Dr. Berger talking about wrist pain diagnosis and treatment:  [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbKufTEkK9Y] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qwLNCQm6bg&NR=1] We look forward to hearing from you on Saturday.

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Dr. Michael Stuart - Sports Medicine

This  Mayo Clinic Medical Edge Weekend episode features Dr. Michael Stuart, Mayo Clinic orthopedist, sports medicine doctor and physician for the 2010 U.S.A. Men's Olympic Team, talking about sports medicine. Medical Edge Weekend 1-23-10

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Dr. John Sperling on Shoulder Injuries

This Mayo Clinic Medical Edge Weekend episode features Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon Dr. John Sperling talking about shoulder injuries. Medical Edge Weekend 1-2-10 Here is some video of Dr. Sperling from Mayo Clinic's YouTube Channel.

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Hand Problems

The Medical Edge Weekend program featuring Mayo Clinic Dr. Richard Berger talking about hand problems was recorded on Saturday, August 15. Medical Edge Weekend 8-15-09  

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A Pain-free Thumbs Up! (pkg)

Whether it’s getting in the way of your mad skills on a video game – or it’s interfering with your job – thumb arthritis is a common complaint. In fact, about 1 in 10 people will have to see a doctor for a painfully stubborn thumb. And women are [...]

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Athletes & Baker's Cysts

Summertime has many of us getting out and getting more active once again. That means we may see some of the maladies that come with aggressive exercise. Mayo Clinicorthopedic surgeonDiane Dahm, M.D., says a common concern is a Baker's cyst, also known as a popliteal (pop-lih-teel) cyst. It's basically just an out-pouching of [...]

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Stem Cells 'Get Hip' (pkg)

Stem cells are the starting point for all the tissues in your body. And your body grows them all the time. So, Mayo Clinic researchers thought why not put them to work healing damaged tissues like heart muscle or bone. Here’s an example that’s really 'hip', from Dennis Douda for [...]

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Get A Grip On Golf Pain (pkg.)

According to the National Golf Foundation, more than 28 million Americans love to hit the links. However, after a day on the course, some may wonder if the links are hitting back. Wrist and hand injuries for golfers are common. Why? And what can you do about them? Here’s Dennis Douda for Medical [...]

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