Health Tip: Live Healthier to Help Prevent Osteoporosis

(HealthDay News) -- A healthier lifestyle can help ward off osteoporosis, a disease that causes brittle, thin and weak bones.

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.

Health Tip: Exercising With Knee Problems

(HealthDay News) -- Exercise may be just what the doctor ordered if you have knee pain.

Muscle Strength Helps Baseball Pitchers Avoid Injury

MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The strength of a baseball pitcher's arm muscles may play a larger role in elbow injury risk and prevention than previously thought, a new study suggests.

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.

Ease Back Into Springtime Sports, Doctor Cautions

FRIDAY, April 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Spring can be a peak time for injuries as people rush back into warm weather sports without being properly prepared, an expert says.

Limiting Innings Pitched Doesn't Prevent Injuries: Study

FRIDAY, April 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Limiting the number of innings that young professional pitchers pitch doesn't reduce their risk of arm injuries, a new study says.

Health Tip: Common Causes of Foot Arthritis

(HealthDay News) -- Your feet are a common destination for the pain and discomfort of arthritis.

Physical Therapy Equals Surgery for Certain Lower Back Pain, Study Says

TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Physical therapy may be just as good as surgery for older adults with a type of chronic lower back pain, new research suggests.