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Enjoy Bone Health Benefits of Golfing

Posted: Jun 5, 2017 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Golfing offers exercise and bone health benefits for people of all athletic abilities. However, like any other sport, you do need to keep in mind basic safety considerations to prevent golfing injuries, such as “golfer’s elbow.” Recent federal statistics found that in one year, more than 130,000 people sought treatment in the emergency room or a […] Read More...

Keep Your Back Healthy

Posted: May 31, 2017 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Keeping your back healthy should be a top priority for everyone. Using correct posture, lifting things properly and avoiding any kind of movements that strain your back can help prevent pain. If you’ve been inactive, start with low-impact exercises. Walking, swimming and riding a stationary bike for 30 minutes every day can build up your muscle […] Read More...

Low Back Pain: 8 Risk Factors

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

Do you have any risk factors for developing low back pain? If you do, you may be able to prevent low back pain by taking specific actions. While none of us can control our age or genetics – two risk factors for low back pain – we can make choices to lose weight, exercise and […] Read More...

Joint Pain: Weight Loss, Exercise May Help

Posted: May 10, 2017 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Many people feel knee joint pain with every step they take. If you need to lose weight, the extra pounds you carry on your body can place extra pressure on your joints and cartilage. Fortunately, it appears that losing a substantial amount of weight can slow down knee joint damage. Researchers say losing 5 to […] Read More...

5 Steps to Assess Foot Health

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

It’s easy to take foot health for granted. Some of us think nothing of walking 10,000 steps a day. That’s about 3 million steps per year. How about the stairs? Not many people think about the fact that they’re carrying up to six times their body across the ankle joint with each step. Foot pain […] Read More...

Foot, Ankle Injuries: Beware Flip Flops

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

Before you pull out last year’s flip flops, make sure your summer footwear isn’t going to encourage any foot, ankle injuries. Warmer temperatures across Hampton Roads may tempt you to wear whatever flip flops you may have in your closet. The trouble is, many flip flops do not provide adequate foot support. Any kind of […] Read More...

Hip Injury Treatments: Athletes Return to Play

Posted: Apr 15, 2017 | by Alice | 0 Comment

If you have a hip injury from playing sports, seek treatment early so you can get back in the game. Many athletes have hip injuries. This type injury accounts for 6 percent of all sports injuries. Sudden body movements used in sports like football, hockey and basketball can lead to hip injuries. It’s important to […] Read More...

Meniscal Repair: BMI May Not Matter

Posted: Apr 10, 2017 | by Alice | 0 Comment

How much excess weight you carry may not affect the success of meniscal repair. Having surgery for meniscal repair is one of the most common orthopedic surgeries in the U.S., but about 15 percent of them fail. Patients may need a second surgery. Many have assumed that an increased body mass index (BMI) is a good […] Read More...

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...