Category: News

Get Back to Running: Arthroscopic Hip Surgery

Posted: Mar 25, 2017 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Most runners who have arthroscopic hip surgery for bone spurs find themselves back in their running shoes. In fact, 96 percent of runners were back to their sport within nine months, according to new research. Bone spurs on the hip joint sometimes develop in runners. The common condition causes pain and limping. During arthroscopic hip […] Read More...

Shoulder Replacement Surgery Helps Athletes Return to Sports

Posted: Mar 20, 2017 | by Alice | 0 Comment

People under the age of 55 who have shoulder replacement surgery are highly likely to return to playing their favorite sport. This is great news for thousands of younger patients who need shoulder replacement surgery due to repetitive movements required in sporting activities such as tennis, basketball, football, swimming, golf and fitness sports. A small […] Read More...

Take Vitamin D to Prevent Osteoporosis

Posted: Mar 16, 2017 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Are you taking your vitamin D to prevent osteoporosis? Although national recommendations call for adults to take between 600 and 800 International Units of vitamin D each day, researchers say many people are not taking advantage of this preventive strategy. Indeed, more than half of people in a recent study who had a hip fracture […] Read More...

Recover After Knee, Hip Replacement Surgery

Posted: Mar 14, 2017 | by Alice | 0 Comment

After knee or hip replacement surgery, many people prefer to recover at an in-patient rehabilitation facility. Orthopaedic specialists and surgeons may recommend it especially if you live by yourself. A new study may change the thinking on this. Researchers found that patients who recovered at home had about the same rate of complications as those […] Read More...

Arthritis Pain Affects Millions in U.S.

Posted: Mar 9, 2017 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Arthritis pain keeps millions of people from being physically activity. In fact, more than 24 million adults with arthritis have activity limitations from their disease, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The percentage of adults with arthritis who have activity limitations grew from 36 percent in 2002 to 43 percent in 2014. The […] Read More...

Exercise, Healthy Weight Help Prevent Back Pain

Posted: Feb 3, 2017 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Back pain affects roughly eight out of 10 people at least once in their life. When they have back pain, the majority want to know how to make it stop and never come back. Here’s the good news: most back pain will improve on its own within a few days to a week, according to […] Read More...

Anti-Inflammatory Diets May Boost Bone Health

Posted: Jan 28, 2017 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Anti-inflammatory diets, which call for eating lots of vegetables, fruits, fish and whole grains, may boost bone health and prevent fractures in some women. A new study found that women who followed these types of diets loss less bone density over six years than other women whose diet was considered inflammatory. The study, led by Tonya […] Read More...

Cracking, Popping Joint Noises: No Sound for Alarm

Posted: Jan 23, 2017 | by Alice | 0 Comment

When you hear those cracking and popping sounds as you walk across the room, try not to worry too much. They’re normal for the most part and not typically a reason to worry. Dr. Aman Dhawan, an orthopaedic sports medicine specialist at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center said snaps, crackles and pops […] Read More...

Arthritis: A Little Exercise Helps Older Adults

Posted: Jan 11, 2017 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Arthritis makes it hard for older to adults to meet the federal guidelines of 150 minutes every week for moderate activity. But a new study from Northwestern Medicine found that just getting one-third of that time – 45 minutes – can be helpful. Only in 10 older American adults with arthritis in their knees meets […] Read More...

Can Natural Products Help Inflammation, Osteoarthritis?

Posted: Jan 1, 2017 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Many natural products – dietary supplements – are marketed for people who have inflammatory conditions: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and tendinitis. But do they work? And more importantly, are they safe to take? According to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health – a government agency charged with presenting information based on evidence – there […] Read More...