What Are Joints?
Standing, bending, climbing, walking, running, jumping, lifting a baby -- so many of our daily activities require healthy, functional joints. While some joints (like the knees) provide stability, others (like the wrists, ankles and hips) enable us to move. Learn how to protect your joints from injury and keep your joints healthy for life.How Joints Work
Healthy Joints for Life
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What are the effects of over exertion on the joints?
Overexertion is a big deal. You can cause overexertion just from lifting a box or moving a piece of furniture. When you bend over, your spine has a natural curvature to it and when . . .
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