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8 Ways to Go Meat-Free with Plant-Based Burgers, BBQ and Burritos - Virtua Article

8 Ways to Go Meat Free with Plant-Based Burgers, BBQ and Burritos

Give your next picnic a plant-based twist with a variety of meat-free options that can add creativity to your grilled meals without sacrificing the flavor—or the protein.

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10 Tips for Dealing with Lower Back Pain

10 Tips for Dealing with Lower Back Pain

Sudden injury or the wear and tear of aging are the most common causes of lower back pain. No matter the cause, here are 10 recommendations to relieve and prevent pain.

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Robotic Surgery Relieves Snoring and Cures Sleep Apnea - Virtua Article

Robotic Surgery Relieves Snoring and Cures Sleep Apnea

If you struggle with snoring and sleep apnea, transoral robotic sleep apnea surgery (TORSA) can improve or completely cure the condition with minimal discomfort and downtime.

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Commonsense Tips for Preventing Injuries in Aging Athletes - Virtua Article

Commonsense Tips for Preventing Injuries in Aging Athletes

Physical changes in balance, flexibility and strength can make active, athletic older adults more susceptible to sports injuries. See how you can prevent injuries.

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Radiosurgery Delivers Targeted Treatment for Brain Tumors - Virtua Article

Radiosurgery Delivers Targeted Treatment for Brain Tumors

Penn Medicine Virtua neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists offer stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) to pinpoint brain tumors and deliver targeted radiation treatment.

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Treat and Prevent the 5 Most Common Sports Injuries - Virtua Article

Treat and Prevent the 5 Most Common Sports Injuries

Did your soccer game leave you with a sprain—or is it a strain? Here are the 5 most common sports injuries, how to treat them and what you can do to prevent future injuries.

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Consider the Potential Benefits of Robotic-Assisted Joint Replacement Surgery - Virtua Article

Discover How Robotic-Assisted Joint Replacement Surgery Can Benefit You

Robotic technology amplifies the precision and success of joint replacement surgery. Learn how the robot assists surgeons.

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What You Need to Know About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Virtua Article

What You Need to Know About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a repetitive stress injury affecting 4 to 10 million Americans. With our reliance on hand devices, it's key to know about symptoms and treatments.

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Losing Weight is a Family Affair for the Schott Family

Losing Weight is a Family Affair for the Schott Family

Amanda and Allison and their father Mark made losing weight a family affair at Virtua. Together, they've lost more than 200 pounds and gained health, energy and endurance.

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Is Robotic-Assisted Hip Replacement Right for Everyone? - Virtua Article

Is Robotic-Assisted Hip Replacement Right for Everyone?

If you're suffering from hip pain that hasn't responded to physical therapy or nonsurgical treatment, robotic-assisted total hip replacement may be right for you.

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Virtua Joint Replacement Institute Patient Jim Springer

Jim is Climbing Mountains after Knee Replacement Surgery

Quad-sparing knee replacement at the Virtua Joint Replacement Institute helped Jim go from having severe pain while standing to climbing mountains with ease.

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3 Home Exercises to “Thaw” a Frozen Shoulder

3 Home Exercises to Thaw a Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder feels like it sounds — and having one can keep you from doing everyday tasks. Here are some exercises to warm you up on your return to full range of motion.

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What to Expect During Recovery After Colon Cancer Surgery

What to Expect During Recovery After Colon Cancer Surgery

Virtua surgeons perform colon cancer surgeries using minimally invasive and robotic techniques - making recovery quicker and less uncomfortable. Learn about the recuperation.

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Why Would You Need an IBCLC

Why Would You Need an IBCLC?

An IBCLC is the only recognized professional breastfeeding qualification. When you reach out to an IBCLC, you are arming yourself with the best available breastfeeding support.

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Why Ignoring Snoring Risks More Than Your Sleep - Virtua Article

Why Ignoring Snoring Risks More Than Your Sleep

We've all heard the jokes about someone who snores so loud they wake the neighbors. But snoring is no laughing matter. It can be a symptom of a life-threatening sleep disorder.

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