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Women should take at least 750 mg. of Calcium per day to prevent or diminish osteoporosis and decrease their chances of a bone fracture. I would also emphasize that women should take 1500 mg of Vitamin D per day.Beyond that there is no proof either
Dr. Ben Kittredge discusses the diagnosis and treatment of shoulder pain. Read more about shoulder pain.Ben Kittredge, MD, practices in our Alexandria and Springfield offices.
Gait analysis is the systematic study of human motion, using the eye and the brain of observers, augmented by instrumentation for measuring body movements, body mechanics, and the activity of the muscles. Gait analysis is used to assess, plan, and
Alexander Croog, MD specializes in hand and upper body extremity and practices in our Fair Oaks and Fairfax offices.Tennis elbow can be a severely disabling problem. Tennis elbow is more common and a result of repetitive use, not playing tennis
Muscle sparing knee replacement, also called quad-sparing knee replacement, is an innovative technique that combines the latest minimally invasive methods with a surgical approach that leaves key muscles and tendons intact.Read more about Muscle