Category Archives: reconstruction

Static Stretching

Researchers at University of Limerick have found that static stretching is more effective at improving hamstring flexibility than dynamic stretching, involving gentle swinging. The study looked at athletes with lingering hamstring stiffness after otherwise recovering from an injury. The static … Continue reading

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Reconstruction often not discussed with breast cancer patients

Researchers have found that two-thirds of general surgeons do not discuss reconstruction with patients who are eligible for either mastectomy or breast-conserving surgery. Having a discussion about reconstruction greatly increases a woman’s willingness to consider mastectomy. Surgeons were more likely … Continue reading

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