Orthopedist Offers Tips for Preventing Shoulder Injuries

THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As the most flexible joint in your body, your shoulder can move and position your arm in many ways. But this flexibility also makes it prone to instability and injury.

Could Weak Bones, Sudden Hearing Loss Be Linked?

WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although the reason for the connection isn't clear, osteoporosis and sudden, temporary hearing loss often occur together, a new study from Taiwan finds.

Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually

TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Arthritis medications known as biologic disease-modifying drugs can cost Medicare patients more than $2,700 in co-payments a year, a new report finds.

Health Tip: Live Healthier to Help Prevent Osteoporosis

(HealthDay News) -- A healthier lifestyle can help ward off osteoporosis, a disease that causes brittle, thin and weak bones.

Stronger Muscles = Healthier Bones in Kids

FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stronger muscles seems to mean healthier bones in children, according to a new study.

Here's Why Your Knuckles Crack

WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers report they have discovered what causes your finger joints to crack.

Health Tip: Exercising With Knee Problems

(HealthDay News) -- Exercise may be just what the doctor ordered if you have knee pain.

Muscle Strength Helps Baseball Pitchers Avoid Injury

MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The strength of a baseball pitcher's arm muscles may play a larger role in elbow injury risk and prevention than previously thought, a new study suggests.

Bone-Building Drug Strengthened Hips, Spines of Frail Women in Study

MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Frail, older women may only need a single dose of the osteoporosis drug Reclast to build bone strength, a new study suggests.

Ease Back Into Springtime Sports, Doctor Cautions

FRIDAY, April 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Spring can be a peak time for injuries as people rush back into warm weather sports without being properly prepared, an expert says.