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Is It Carpal Tunnel or Arthritis?

Posted: Jan 21, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

This Saturday is National Handwriting Day. Though it seems that texting has replaced the tradition of handwriting letters to loved ones, it’s likely you still use longhand for specific tasks. Maybe you still write out grocery lists, or keep track of daily goals in a journal. If you live with joint pain in your hands, […] Read More...

Bath Safety and Joint Pain

Posted: Jan 13, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

Many of us may not think of how often we use the bathroom. For such a small space in the home, the majority of injuries statistically occur here than anywhere else in a person’s house. According to the CDC, nearly a quarter of a million Americans over the age of 15 suffered a non-fatal bathroom-related […] Read More...

Keep Your Joint Health Resolutions

Posted: Jan 6, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

Do you have January 17 marked on your calendar? It is not a national holiday, but traditionally the day people who have made New Year’s resolutions fold on those promises. To be fair, it’s easy to become discouraged if progress toward a major goal doesn’t happen right away, but resolutions can be helpful in determining […] Read More...

Exercising Safely Indoors During Winter, and COVID-19

Posted: Dec 21, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

As we approach the holidays and New Year, colder temperatures encourage us to move our exercise routines indoors. This time last year, you may have prepared for winter by scheduling regular visits to your local gym or fitness center. COVID-19, has changed the rules. Though the first vaccines are currently in distribution, wide availability is […] Read More...

Three Tips for Holiday Back Health

Posted: Dec 16, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

Unpredictable weather and COVID statistics continue to keep many of us confined to our homes. The holiday season brings with it a new list of tasks, many of which can add stress to the body if not handled properly. Winter celebrations mean gift exchanges and grand family meals, but also the potential for back injuries.  […] Read More...

Hang Christmas Lights Safely

Posted: Dec 9, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

If holiday lights appear brighter around Hampton Roads this year, it’s likely due to a desire to buoy seasonal spirits. We’ve had a rough year, to say the least, and it stands to reason that people want to do more at home to celebrate. Adding on to your regular outdoor light display means more work, […] Read More...

What is Glucosamine?

Posted: Dec 3, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

Patients dealing with chronic joint pain such as arthritis utilize different treatments to manage their illness. Aside from physical therapy, minimally-invasive surgery and regular exercise, some may take supplements for pain management. Glucosamine has been used in some cases, and a recent study shows this particular supplement may offer additional benefits. Researchers at West Virginia […] Read More...

Take It Easy On Your Joints This Thanksgiving

Posted: Nov 20, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

Following strong recommendations from the CDC and other organizations to refrain from travel this Thanksgiving holiday, more families are likely to handle all festivities at home. It goes without saying that Thanksgiving dinner is no ordinary meal, either. You may expect more prep, cooking, and cleanup than usual, and if you live with chronic joint […] Read More...

Lace Up For National Hiking Day

Posted: Nov 16, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

November 17 commemorates National Hiking Day. This year, pleasant Fall weather provides a comfortable opportunity for trekking through your favorite park or trail system. Hiking may also prove beneficial if you live with joint aches and stiffness. Movement lubricates the joints, and in turns may help with flexibility and reduced pain. To enjoy a brisk […] Read More...

Joint Replacement: Before or After the Holidays?

Posted: Nov 6, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

COVID-19 and pandemic restrictions remain important issues in our daily lives. As we continue to adapt to changes at home and work, the holidays are nonetheless approaching. This year, travel may be lighter and more shopping completed online. Families may also opt to gather in virtual chats for the big dinners and gift exchanges.  Despite […] Read More...