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  • Achilles Tendon Rupture

    Your Achilles tendon is a large band of tissue in the back of your ankle. It connects your calf muscles to your heel bone. You use it almost every time you move your leg. But repeated stress can make the tendon more prone to injury. A complete tear through the tendon is known as an Achilles tendon rupture.

  • ACL Rehabilitation: Stationary Bike

    After you regain muscle control, it’s time to build strength. This improves your ability to put your full weight on your leg. For best results, warm up and stretch before starting. If your injury is recent, wait until swelling and pain decrease before doing this exercise.

  • ACL Rehabilitation: Straight Leg Raises

    Straight leg raises can help strengthen your knee.

  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Radiation Therapy

    Radiation therapy uses high-energy X-rays to kill cancer cells or stop them from growing. It is sometimes used along with chemotherapy (chemo) to treat ALL.

  • Adrenal Cancer: Radiation Therapy

    Radiation therapy is not often the main treatment for adrenal cancer. But it may be used after surgery to help keep the cancer from returning. It can also be used to treat other body parts where the tumor has spread.

  • After Bypass Surgery: Reaching, Bending, and Lifting

    As your breastbone heals after coronary bypass surgery, it is important to move carefully.

  • After Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement

    Reverse total shoulder replacement is a type of surgery. It's done to repair an injury to the rotator cuff.

  • Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)- Resources for Family and Friends

    Millions of people are significantly affected by somebody's else's drinking, and an immense resource network has developed to help deal with the problem. This network includes self-help groups, professional care facilities and practitioners, and information and referral services.

  • Allergic Reaction, Medicine (Child)

    This sheet can help you care for your child after an allergic reaction to a medicine.

  • Allergic Reaction: Anaphylaxis

    Anaphylaxis is a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. Common causes of anaphylaxis are allergies to penicillin, bee stings, aspirin, eggs, peanuts, and nuts. In this video, you'll find out other possible causes, what preventive steps you can take to avoid anaphylaxis, and why emergency treatment is needed.