Doctors Often Flub Achilles Tendon Diagnosis, Review Finds

FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Achilles tendon problems are often misdiagnosed, but many patients still have good outcomes, a new study suggests.

Common Shoulder Injury Heals Well Without Surgery: Study

THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A common shoulder injury that is usually repaired with surgery can heal just as well with nonsurgical treatment, a new study suggests.

Study Sees Link Between High Cholesterol and Tendon Trouble

FRIDAY, Oct. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High cholesterol levels may increase your risk of tendon problems and pain, a new study suggests.

Rehab May Not Help After Broken Ankle: Study

TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- After a broken ankle, many patients embark on an exercise-based rehabilitation program to help speed healing and regain mobility. But a new study out of Australia casts some doubt on whether these programs help.

Higher-Volume Rehab Centers Better for Hip Fracture Recovery: Study

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors who break a hip receive the best care in skilled nursing facilities with the most experience handling such fractures, a new study suggests.

'Tennis Elbow' Usually Heals Without Therapy, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most people with tennis elbow recover without physical therapy and steroid injections, according to a study by researchers in Norway.

Health Tip: Child Obesity Affects Bones, Muscles and Joints

(HealthDay News) -- Carrying around too much weight can cause lots of problems in children, affecting the muscles, bones and joints.

Added Calcium May Not Help Older Bones: Studies

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Extra calcium may not protect your aging bones after all.

Hip-Fracture Surgery Risk Not Just Due to Age, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who need surgery for a broken hip face a higher risk of serious complications and death than those who undergo an elective hip replacement -- and the disparity is not explained by fracture sufferers' older age or poorer health, a new study finds.

Tricycle Accidents Send More Than 9,000 Tots to ER a Year: Study

MONDAY, Sept. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The lowly tricycle can be a dangerous ride, sending more than 9,300 children to U.S. emergency rooms each year, a new study finds.