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Hip Replacement Surgery: What to Expect

Posted: Mar 31, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

When exercise, medication and physical therapy aren’t enough to relieve your hip pain, your orthopaedic specialist may recommend hip replacement surgery. Keep in mind that today’s minimally invasive techniques allow patients to heal much quicker and with less pain than decades ago. Still, there are risks with any type of surgery you have. Knowing what […] Read More...

Shoulder Pain: Top Causes

Posted: Mar 28, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Shoulder pain can make it hard to get dressed, talk on the phone and drive a car. If you have shoulder pain that persists or doesn’t get better after resting and using ice, make sure to see an orthopaedic specialist to diagnose the problem. In many cases, resting your shoulder and not aggravating an injury […] Read More...

Heel Pain: 7 Tips to Prevent Spurs, Plantar Fasciitis

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

It’s easy to take our feet for granted until we have an injury that creates heel pain. Each step becomes a painful reminder that you’ve injured yourself. If you have heel pain, have it checked promptly to keep it from getting worse. An orthopaedic specialist can tell you what’s causing your heel pain. The most […] Read More...

Diet: Decrease Back Injury Risk

Posted: Mar 15, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Steering clear of fast food and highly processed foods may be good for your bones. A new study suggests that people – especially women — who avoid these types of foods may decrease their risk for back injuries. It comes down to eating something you won’t find on any list of ingredients: advanced glycation endproducts. […] Read More...

Sports Injuries: When to Seek Help

Posted: Mar 7, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Sports injuries can happen anytime you’re playing or practicing. Many players learn the hard way that you should never skip warming up or stretching after you’ve cooled down. Sometimes, injuries happen when players come into contact with each other or they’re wearing improper gear. Regardless of the reason, everyone should take sports injuries seriously the […] Read More...

Prevent Back Pain: 3 Smart Tips

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

Once you’ve experienced significant back pain, you never want to deal with it again. Whether it’s a dull ache that never lets up or a sharp pain that strikes without warning, back pain can make it hard to work, drive your car or walk across the room. You can’t control all your risk factors for […] Read More...

Smoking: Bad to the Bone

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

It’s not easy to quit smoking but once you do, you may feel healthier down to your bones. Research continues to show that smoking is bad for your bone health, your muscles and your joints. It can affect how fast you heal from a fracture. It may also be the reason you have lower back […] Read More...

Hip Replacement Surgery: 8 Ways to Prepare

Posted: Feb 15, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Hip replacement surgery makes it less painful to walk and can help your joint work better. The most common reasons people need a hip replacement are because they’ve injured their hip, they have bone tumors affecting the joint or they have osteoarthritis or another disease. In many cases, surgery becomes the best option when other […] Read More...

Diabetes: 8 Steps to Protect Your Feet

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

If you have diabetes, it’s important to take care of your feet to avoid infections, injuries and amputation. Many people with diabetes have nerve damage in their feet so they don’t know when they have a cut or an injury. Diabetes makes it difficult for wounds and infections to heal. Thankfully, you can lower your […] Read More...

Arthritis Exercise: Follow SMART Tips

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

If you have arthritis, exercise is important because it can help improve your pain, ability to move and quality of life. That said, you need to make sure the type of exercise you choose to do doesn’t make your symptoms worse. You may have been a marathon runner at one point in your life, but […] Read More...