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What is Hammer Toe or Mallet Toe?

Article featured on Mercy Health What is hammer toe or mallet toe? Hammer toe is a foot abnormality that occurs because of imbalanced muscles, tendons, or ligaments around the toe. It typically impacts the second, third, or fourth toes. The toe appears like a hammer because it is bent in the middle joint of the toe. […]

How to Prevent and Manage Arthritis in the Hands

Article featured on MedicalNewsToday There is no known cure for arthritis, which commonly affects the hands. However, a person can take steps to lower the risk of arthritis developing or worsening and to reduce and manage pain. These steps include practicing specific exercises and making dietary changes and adjustments to daily habits. Arthritis is a […]

7 Essential Everyday Exercises to Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Article featured on Healthline If you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you may know that exercise is good for you. But finding the time, energy, and motivation to actually get moving may be difficult. This can be especially true when you’re dealing with painful, stiff joints. Exercise can help people living with RA: reduce pain improve joint function […]