Category: Bone and Joint Health

From-behind perspective of man clutching back of his neck

August 15, 2018

A Surgical Solution for Degenerative Disease in the Neck

Total disc arthroplasty can help alleviate spinal cord issues and the resulting pain.

Back Pain, Head and Neck Surgery

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physician pressing on patient's lower back

July 30, 2018

Adults with Tethered Cord Syndrome Find Relief Through Surgery

Patients travel from afar to get treatment for rare spinal condition.

Back Pain, Surgery

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Illustration of hip bone

May 30, 2018

Joint Replacement Has Changed: Is It Right For You?

Today’s advanced prosthetics last longer, and younger patients are taking advantage.

Joint Replacement, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics

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graphic image of a spine

May 10, 2018

5 Daily Habits That Are Causing You Back Pain

Are you creating tension in your back without knowing it?

Back Pain

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UNC Chapel

August 29, 2013

Moderate physical activity does not increase risk of knee osteoarth...

Adults age 45 and older who engaged in moderate physical activity up to two and a half hours a week did not increase their risk of developing knee osteoarthritis over a 6-year follow-up period, a new study finds.

Arthritis, Fitness and Mobility, Research, Wellness

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Amanda Nelson

October 21, 2011

More African Americans burdened by osteoarthritis in multiple large...

African Americans were also more likely to have knee osteoarthritis, but less likely to be affected by hand osteoarthritis than Caucasians, according to new findings from UNC's long-running Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project.

Arthritis, Chronic Illness, Pain Management, Social Justice

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Yvonne Golightly

October 12, 2011

Can a short leg cause knee or hip pain?

If one of your legs is shorter than the other, that may increase your risk of pain in your knees or hips, some researchers suspect. UNC’s Yvonne Golightly, PT, PhD, explains what researchers do and don’t know about this surprisingly common condition.

Bone and Joint Health

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