Pakistanis have ‘very soft bones’ due to excessive use of steroids, lack of exercise and poor dietary habits, which is resulting in the destruction of their joints at an early age as compared to Americans or people living in other parts of the developed world, visiting orthopedic specialists from US hospitals told The News.
MAFRAQ, Jordan — American doctors and nurses on a medical mission to Jordan are performing badly needed surgeries and other medical treatment free of charge to thousands of Syrian refugees who can no longer afford basic health care.
Like many patients with arthritic joints, Advocate Condell Medical Center Nurse Lilli Woo of McHenry, Ill., had reached a point where she was no longer doing many of the things she enjoys.
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We are a couple weeks into 2016 and with a new year comes resolutions. Many of us choose resolutions that pertain to health and fitness. For those who struggle with chronic joint pain on a daily basis, these resolutions can be quite challenging.