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Category: News

Signs of a Dislocated Joint

Posted: Jan 17, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

Accidents happen. You trip on a raised slab of concrete and fall, pinch a hand on a closing door or latch, or maybe you’re slow to move when something heavy falls from a high shelf. The initial pain can overwhelm you, but think about what you do next. Do you treat cuts and scrapes or […] Read More...

Lyme Disease: Four Things To Know

Posted: Jan 10, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

Lyme disease has become a topic of national conversation following news of singer Justin Beiber’s recent diagnosis. While the winter season tends to focus on health news relevant to the weather, such as flu prevention and airborne viruses, Lyme disease may also be contracted during this time – though it’s more common in summer months. […] Read More...

Can You Reduce Pains With Good Works?

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

One patient’s treatment of chronic pain will differ from others. Surgery, physical therapy, and even nutrition and fitness coaching may play a role in pain management. A recent study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, however, suggests another activity – not necessarily physical – may impact […] Read More...

4 Things to Know About Knee Braces

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

It’s no secret regular exercise is one key to managing joint pain, especially in the knees. As winter schedules fill with extra activities – from holiday shopping to house cleaning – it may require more walking than usual…and a little help. At Bon Secours Virginia Orthopaedic and Spine Specialists, we offer patients a variety of therapies […] Read More...

Suspicious of Joint Pain on Friday the 13th?

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

Friday the 13th brings out the superstitious nature in all of us. While this particular day passes for many without incident, it doesn’t stop the more skeptical of us from choosing to stay home at night, or hanging onto a lucky talisman. For those dealing with joint or back pain, the atmosphere of the day may add to […] Read More...

Can Holiday Eating Trigger Joint Pain?

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

We could ask what it is about the holiday season that adds unwanted stress to our lives, but the answers often seem obvious. Though roughly one month separates Thanksgiving from Christmas Day, we still feel compelled to rush through our holiday to-do lists. We decorate, shop, and overeat, and consequently risk further pain to our […] Read More...

Celebrate An Ergonomic Thanksgiving

Posted: Nov 27, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

It’s not unusual to take extra time off for the fall and winter holidays. Most workers will get Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday off, while some employees manage to stretch the downtime to a full week. If you have the vacation hours to spare, enjoy them. If chronic back pain is an issue over the holidays […] Read More...

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...