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Category: News

Youth Sports: Prevent Overuse Injuries

Posted: Aug 23, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

With the fall sports season about to begin, orthopaedic specialists are asking parents and coaches to help prevent overuse injuries that occur among young athletes. They call it the “one sport” injury. “Overuse injuries in children can have a lifetime effect on their game and quality of life,” said Charles Bush-Joseph, MD, in a news […] Read More...

Avoid Foot Pain: Check Feet Regularly

Posted: Aug 20, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Foot pain can turn simple daily tasks into difficult challenges. When your feet hurt, it’s hard to stay physically active, a vital step to maintaining general health. Ignoring persistent pain or chronic aching can lead to more serious problems that require medical attention and rest. You can help avoid foot pain and ankle injuries by […] Read More...

Arthritis: 8 Exercise Tips

Posted: Aug 13, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

If you have arthritis, don’t be surprised if your doctor writes you a prescription for exercise. While you should avoid vigorous exercise during a severe bout of arthritis, physical activity offers several health benefits. Exercise will improve your muscular strength and endurance including around the joints affected by arthritis. After you’ve been exercising regularly, you […] Read More...

Back Pain: Is your lifestyle putting you at risk?

Posted: Jul 30, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Four out of five people will have back pain at some point in their lives. If you’ve ever experienced back pain, you already know how much it can affect your daily routine. And, you probably never want to have back pain again. Some things that cause back pain, such as accidents or the way our bodies […] Read More...

Injury Prevention: Stay Hydrated

Posted: Jul 23, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Before you lift a dumbbell or roll out that yoga mat, don’t forget your water bottle – it could be the most important piece of sports equipment you use. Drinking water is essential for good health and injury prevention. Not only does water help your body lubricate and cushion your joints, it also protects your […] Read More...

Exercise, Physical Therapy May Prevent Falls, Fractures

Posted: Jul 13, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

If you’re worried about falling and fractures, there are two things you can do to help prevent them: physical therapy and exercise. Without a doubt, falls and the injuries they create can lead to long-term disability. It can change your quality of life. If you are 65 years old or older, the United States Preventive […] Read More...

Back Injuries: Reduce Your Risk at Work

Posted: Jul 1, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Whether it’s the way you sit in front of a computer or lift heavy boxes, how you perform your job can affect your risk for back injuries. Back injuries are common. Eighty percent of adults experience low-back pain at least once in their life. Back injury is the top reason people have a job-related disability. […] Read More...

7 Strength-Training Tips

Posted: Jun 29, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Many people who’ve never lifted weights feel a little intimidated when they first step into the gym, but the health benefits to your body are worth it. Strength-training – building stronger muscles – benefits women and men of all ages and all levels of fitness. If you can get into the habit of strength-training twice […] Read More...

New Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines

Posted: Jun 27, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Screening for osteoporosis can help women prevent fractures, a federal task force recommends. After reviewing data, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends osteoporosis screening for all women 65 and older. Women who are younger than 65 and have been through menopause also should be screened because they face a higher risk for the bone […] Read More...

Knee Osteoarthritis: Research Ranks Nonsurgical Treatment

Posted: Jun 10, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

If you have knee osteoarthritis, you may want to ask your orthopaedic specialist if taking naproxen will work for you. New research found that this over-the-counter medication was most effective for improving pain and mobility. An estimated 45 percent of people are at risk of developing knee osteoarthritis in their lifetime, according to the American […] Read More...