Health Tip: Coping With Hip Arthritis

(HealthDay News) -- When arthritis strikes your hip, the pain and stiffness can make it difficult to get through the day.

Knee Replacement Patients May Be Able to Hit the Shower Sooner

THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Knee surgery patients are usually instructed to wait two weeks after surgery to take a shower to reduce the risk of infection. But a small new study suggests this may not be necessary.

Fastballs a Fast Track to 'Tommy John Surgery'?

THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that throwing a lot of fastballs may increase a pitcher's risk of an elbow injury requiring "Tommy John surgery."

Health Tip: When a Child Complains of Back Pain

(HealthDay News) -- Back pain is not typical in children, and can signal something more serious.

Tai Chi: Rx for Arthritic Knees

MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Legions of arthritis sufferers try physical therapy and anti-inflammatory drugs to no avail. Now, a new study looks East for relief -- to the martial art tai chi.

Concussion Tied to More School Problems Than Other Sports Injuries

FRIDAY, May 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Students who suffer a concussion may face more school difficulties than their peers with other sports-related injuries, a new study suggests.

Delayed Treatment for Concussion May Prolong Recovery

FRIDAY, May 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Athletes should not take a blow to the head lightly. New research suggests delayed treatment for concussion could prolong recovery.

Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of a Stress Fracture

(HealthDay News) -- Stress fractures are small breaks that form in bones. They're a type of overuse injury usually triggered by repetitive activities and fatigued muscles.

Health Tip: Recognizing Ankle Sprain

(HealthDay News) -- A lone misstep can cause pain in your ankle, but how can you tell if it's a sprain?

Men Miss Out on Bone Loss Screening

THURSDAY, May 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Unlike women, men at risk for osteoporosis don't get routinely screened for bone loss, a new study shows.