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Back Pain Sufferers May Want to Skip the MRI

U.S. researchers are claiming that patients who receive steroid injections for back pain may not need the significantly expensive MRI scan before treatment. Steroid injects are one of the most common treatments for serious back pain, but at around $1,500 they may be an unnecessary cost in cash-strapped economic times. This study, which comes from […]

Most Common Tennis Wrist Injuries: What’s Your Grip?

Wrist injuries are commonly seen in tennis players, although not as frequently as in the shoulder and elbow. Tendon problems occur in tennis players of all levels. The type of injuries correlate with the type of grip used. Eastern grips tend to produce issues with the radial (thumbs side) side of the wrist, where as […]