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Deck the Halls, But Keep it Safe

Posted: Nov 18, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

Later this month, thoughts collectively turn to family gatherings and magnificent turkey dinners, holidays from work and gift shopping. Rarely do we plan to injure ourselves in an accident around this time, but it happens.  The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that in 2010 alone, 13,000 people were treated for injuries related to putting up […] Read More...

Meditation Over Medicine?

Posted: Nov 12, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

What comes to mind when you think of ways to relieve your chronic pain? Do you trust medicinal treatments or consider alternative methods? Do you see a doctor immediately, or research on your own first?  At Bon Secours Virginia Orthopaedic & Spine Specialists, we offer different programs designed to help with pain management and improved […] Read More...

Don’t Gain an Hour of Joint Pain After Daylight Savings

Posted: Nov 6, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

How are you faring with the end of Daylight Savings Time for the year? A few days have passed since we all turned our clocks back one hour, and some may have adjusted more easily than others. Early sunrises and darker skies in the late afternoon aside, it’s common in this initial period to experience […] Read More...

Don’t Be Spooked By Joint Pain This Halloween

Posted: Oct 28, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

Halloween brings out the kid in all of us; lately it’s become more of a season than a one-day holiday, with people decorating their yards and planning multiple festivities. As such, it’s easy to get carried away and open up the big night to injury and health risks. Whether you live in a busy candy […] Read More...

Four Tips to Reduce Joint Pain at Work

Posted: Oct 18, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

Eight hours behind a desk may not seem strenuous, but the work involved can take its toll on the body. Poor posture coupled with marathon writing or typing, to say nothing of high pressure situations that cause stress, can contribute to joint pain. When you neglect self-care during the workday, perhaps because of deadlines or […] Read More...

Joint Pain Management: What Doesn’t Work

Posted: Oct 16, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

When you deal with joint pain on a daily basis, be it as a result of illness or injury, priorities focus on programs and therapies designed to improve one’s quality of life. Health websites and other resources offer plenty of guidance regarding what can work in pain management, but sometimes it’s important to touch upon […] Read More...

Will a Flu Shot Affect Your Joint Pain?

Posted: Oct 5, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

With the beginning of flu season comes reminders to get your flu shot. Indeed, providers have made it simple to come in during a work break or on a weekend to get it done, though not everybody takes advantage. It’s natural to have concerns about the effects of vaccines, and if you have questions you […] Read More...

The Connection Between Joint Pain and PTSD

Posted: Sep 20, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

It is not uncommon for people who deal with regular joint pain to have other health issues. Whether joint pain is an additional symptom of a serious illness or medical problems arise from having arthritis or a joint-related injury, it’s important to be aware of everything you experience for proper treatment. Joint pain has connections […] Read More...

Take a Seat For Better Posture

Posted: Sep 13, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

Sit up straight! Don’t slouch! These commands may bring back memories from elementary school, when teachers surveyed rows of desks in search for crimes against good posture. At the time, we had excuses – we were tired from getting up early, or we didn’t want to be in school. Hunched forward in our desks, we […] Read More...

The Connection Between Vaping and Joint Pain

Posted: Sep 6, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

If you smoke, and want to quit, any day is a great to begin. Whether you have smoked regularly for a short time or for years, completing a full day without a cigarette offers healthful benefits to your body. You lower the risk for heart attack, and your oxygen levels significantly improve. Getting to this […] Read More...