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Category: News

Safety Tips: Fall Yard Work

Posted: Oct 29, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Before you pull out the ladder or rake to cross off another home maintenance chore, think about your safety first. Simple chores such as raking leaves or repairing a window lead to serious injuries every year. In fact, more than 500,000 people get hurt from falling off a ladder every year, according to the Consumer […] Read More...

Joint Replacement Surgery: What to Expect

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

Many people are able to cope for years with joint pain by losing weight, staying physically active, using a walking aid and taking pain medication. In some cases, however, joint replacement surgery becomes the most appropriate treatment. People who need joint replacement have extensive damage that caused by arthritis, years of use and disease. At […] Read More...

Is Your iPad Becoming an iPain?

Posted: Oct 18, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Stiff neck. Sore shoulders. Upper back pain. If you spend a lot of time staring down at a tablet, technology can really be a pain in the neck. It makes sense when you consider what happens to your spine and posture when you constantly use a tablet or a smartphone. According to a recent UNLV study in the Journal […] Read More...

Prevent Osteoporosis: Rheumatoid Arthritis May Increase Risk

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

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, it’s important to take steps to lower your risk for osteoporosis. Osteoporosis, a condition that makes your bones become less dense and more likely to fracture, can lead to significant pain and disability. Nationwide, more than 53 million people either already have osteoporosis or are at high risk due to low […] Read More...

Back Pain: Top Nonsurgical Strategies

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

As older adults in our population live longer, more people are looking for ways to cope with back pain. At its worst, back pain keeps you from doing the things you enjoy in life. It might be hard to travel or go shopping. Sitting in a car for a great length of time might be unbearable. For others, walking long distances brings […] Read More...

Carpal Tunnel Treatments Relieve Pain

Posted: Sep 26, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Carpal tunnel syndrome often starts at night when people sleep with their wrists in a flexed position. You might wake up feeling like you need to shake your wrist. Or, you could feel a burning or tingling sensation in your thumb or fingers. Some people feel numbness. If you have carpal tunnel syndrome, it means […] Read More...

Women’s Bone Health: Avoid Overtraining

Posted: Sep 10, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Exercise is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle. Sometimes, however, women put themselves at risk for developing osteoporosis because they’re exercising too much. It can start at a young age, too. Federal health guidelines recommend 2.5 hours of exercise at moderate intensity every week. Additionally, you should perform strength-training exercises for your whole body […] Read More...

Healthy Lifestyle: Lower Your Osteoarthritis Risk

Posted: Sep 3, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Osteoarthritis occurs most often in older people but it is not an inevitable part of getting older. Many people first notice osteoarthritis symptoms when they wake up in the morning with joint stiffness. Or, they may feel their joints ache after they work out. When it progresses, people feel joint pain all the time. The […] Read More...

Youth Sports: Prevent Overuse Injuries

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

With the fall sports season about to begin, orthopaedic specialists are asking parents and coaches to help prevent overuse injuries that occur among young athletes. They call it the “one sport” injury. “Overuse injuries in children can have a lifetime effect on their game and quality of life,” said Charles Bush-Joseph, MD, in a news […] Read More...

Avoid Foot Pain: Check Feet Regularly

Posted: Aug 20, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Foot pain can turn simple daily tasks into difficult challenges. When your feet hurt, it’s hard to stay physically active, a vital step to maintaining general health. Ignoring persistent pain or chronic aching can lead to more serious problems that require medical attention and rest. You can help avoid foot pain and ankle injuries by […] Read More...