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Category: Orthopedics

Little boy sits on couch, hunched over to watch tablet in his lap

November 3, 2020

6 Things an Orthopedic Surgeon Wants You to Stop Doing

These habits are no-nos if you want to avoid pain and injury.


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graphic of someone clutching their ankle

January 15, 2020

Sprain, Strain or Fracture?

Here’s what to do if you suffer one of these injuries.


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Woman with pain in ankle while jogging

October 12, 2017

Is It Broken? Find Out Now with Orthopedic Urgent Care

No need to wait in the emergency room; walk in now to UNC’s orthopedic urgent care clinics


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Exercise to burning bone fat

May 17, 2017

Another reason to exercise: burning bone fat – a key to better bone...

UNC School of Medicine researchers use new imaging methods to show that running burns fat in bone marrow, with benefits for bone health. The best effect was seen in obese mice. Maya Styner, MD, was the study's lead author.

Fitness, Orthopedics, Research

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Images of bones stained with osmium. Left: bone fat decreased due to exercise. Right: bones of mice on high dose of rosiglitazone. Far right image shows decrease in bone fat due to exercise.

September 8, 2015

Diabetes drug boosts bone fat and fracture risk; exercise can parti...

A new UNC School of Medicine study visualizes the dramatic influence of a diabetes drug on bone health and the benefit of exercise in mice.

Diabetes, Fitness, Orthopedics, Research, Treatment

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