" "

Category: News

Four Illnesses That Mimic Rheumatoid Arthritis

Posted: Jul 19, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition that not only inflames the joints, but can contribute to further deterioration of other parts of the body. If untreated or cared for improperly, patients risk erosion of the bones, painful swelling, and deformities in the hands, feet, and elsewhere. It is important to consult with a physician if you […] Read More...

Managing Joint Pain in Extreme Temperatures

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

Does it feel like the hottest summer ever? Daily triple-digit temperatures may discourage exercise and other activities, but if you are dealing with chronic joint pain it’s important to take care of yourself regardless of the forecast. A rise in heat can affect inflammation in your fingers, knees, and elbows, and regular exercise is one […] Read More...

Are You Ready for National Father/Daughter Take a Walk Day?

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

It’s commonly known that many specialized days of observance were created by organizations and businesses to raise awareness for their products or causes. July 7th, we learned, is National Father-Daughter Take a Walk Day, which is designed to promote physical fitness and family bonding. We’re not certain who came up with this one, but it […] Read More...

Swim To Joint Pain Relief

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

For those who deal with arthritis and other types of joint pain, the summer months present many opportunities for outdoor activities that contribute to pain management and relief. Warm weather entices people to enjoy a day at the beach or a relaxing afternoon poolside, and swimming is arguably one of the best exercises for the […] Read More...

Can You Drink to Good Joint Health

Posted: Jun 21, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

As research on the management of joint pain continues, we find many articles touch on how certain foods can affect a person’s health. Studies in the past have suggested connections between arthritis and/or joint pain and gluten-rich foods, caffeinated beverages, and foods high in sugar. Not all studies claim to be conclusive; therefore, it’s important […] Read More...

Manage Joint Pain in the Great Outdoors

Posted: Jun 14, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

As the weather warms, so does the desire to spend more time outdoors. June is National Camping Month, an ideal time to enjoy a weekend at a state or national park with friends or family. If you are dealing with arthritis or another type of joint pain, however, you may be reluctant to plan a […] Read More...

Smile for Good Joint Health

Posted: Jun 7, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

Did you know June is National Smile Month? Well, technically the observance runs from May 13 through June 13, so we still have time to celebrate. You probably didn’t expect to see information about dental-related health on a site for orthopaedic care, but all manner is health is connected in some way. Your quality of […] Read More...

Is There a Connection Between Gluten and Joint Pain?

Posted: May 17, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

Celiac Disease Awareness Month, observed in May, promotes awareness of how this illness affects the body. According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, one in every hundred people around the world has this condition. Celiac patients are unable to tolerate and digest gluten, and while there is no cure there are ways to minimize symptoms and […] Read More...

The Signs of Stroke and Post-Stroke Joint Pain

Posted: May 10, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, a time to recall and remind others of the warning signs and potential dangers of this illness. According to the Center for Disease Control, strokes account for one of every 20 deaths in the United States each year, and are the fifth leading cause of death in the country. […] Read More...

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month

Posted: May 3, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month. At Bon Secours, we are dedicated to helping patients who experience joint pain and discomfort due to arthritis. Because every person is different, treatments to manage pain and improve quality of life will vary. Surgery, physical therapy, and lifestyle changes may help reduce pain and return mobility, but before […] Read More...