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.

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.

Year-Round Baseball Leads to More Youth Injuries, Study Says

SATURDAY, April 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being able to play baseball year-round puts young pitchers in the southern United States at increased risk for an overuse injury in their throwing arm, a new study finds.

Young People At Risk of Second Injury After Knee Surgery

SATURDAY, March 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One-third of young athletes who have surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee suffer another ACL injury later in life, new research finds.

Stiff Shoulder No Reason to Delay Rotator Cuff Surgery: Study

SATURDAY, March 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It may not be necessary to delay rotator cuff surgery in patients with shoulder stiffness, a new study suggests.

In-Patient Rehab Not Always Needed After New Knee

THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who choose at-home physical therapy instead of in-patient rehabilitation after knee replacement surgery do just as well when it comes to complications, long-term pain management and movement recovery, new research indicates.

Second 'Tommy John' Surgery Is No Win for Pitchers

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having a second elbow ligament reconstruction surgery appears to lower professional baseball pitchers' performance and shorten their careers, a new study finds.

More Middle-Aged Americans Are Getting Hips Replaced

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More and more middle-aged Americans are replacing their hips damaged by severe arthritis -- a surgery that used to be largely reserved for elderly people, a new study reports.

Exercise, But Not Vitamin D, Cuts Injuries From Falls in Older Women: Study

MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Neither routine exercise nor vitamin D supplementation does anything to lower the overall risk for accidental falls among older women, a new Finnish study says.