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Rucking and Joint Pain

Posted: May 12, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

Exercise crazes peak and valley. Many have roots in specialized training programs, such as the latest trend gaining attention in the fitness media. Rucking is a type of workout popularized by the military, designed to boost fitness levels and build strength. Recent articles in magazines such as Men’s Health report that civilians have taken to […] Read More...

Let’s Ride: Comfort Tips for Cycling With Joint Pain

Posted: May 5, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

May is National Bike Month. As the weather warms up, you may be more inclined to spend time outdoors. Bicycling, even short leisurely rides around the neighborhood, can benefit patients with chronic joint pain. In addition to the cardiovascular benefits, the movement created aids in improved mobility and flexibility in the lower body. If knee […] Read More...

Open the Pool, Relieve Your Joint Pain

Posted: Apr 21, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

This Saturday, April 24th, is National Pool Opening Day. In the Hampton Roads area, the weather is finally warming up to the point that weekends in the pool will offer a much-needed respite from the work week. Whether you prefer to dog-paddle in your backyard pool or visit the community center to perfect your butterfly […] Read More...

Affects of Alcohol on Joint Health

Posted: Apr 8, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

The aim of National Alcohol Awareness Month, observed in April, is to encourage those dealing with addiction to seek aid. It’s also a good opportunity to learn about the effects of excessive alcohol consumption on the body, including the joints. Reports of a rise in drinking during the pandemic have claimed an average of nearly […] Read More...

Relieve Stress on Your Joints

Posted: Apr 1, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

April commemorates Stress Awareness Month, and if ever there was a time to stop and think about how stress negatively affects our lives and health it’s now. Events of the past twelve months have arguably amplified stressful situations at home and work. Stress not only affects our mental well-being but can impact our bodies, especially […] Read More...

Benefits of Total Joint Replacement

Posted: Mar 24, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

When treatments such as medication, physical therapy, and minimally invasive procedures are not enough to stem severe joint pain, one may consider joint replacement for relief. Stiffness and pain in the knees, shoulders or other joints can become so intense that the body loses range of motion. Joint replacement is an option that helps restore […] Read More...

Muscles to Strengthen For Spring Sports

Posted: Mar 16, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

With proper warmup and exercise before engaging in sports comes the reduced risk of injuries like sprains and even bone fractures. As you train for whichever team or individual sport in which you’ll compete this spring, it’s important to focus on injury prevention in addition to building strength and agility. When you build muscle strength, […] Read More...

Depression and Arthritis: Is There a Connection?

Posted: Mar 10, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

Health news of late is mainly concerned not only with COVID-19 and the vaccination rollouts, but of various related health issues. The topic of depression and its connection to the pandemic has received much press as we complete a full year of lockdowns, restrictions, and other changes brought on by this illness. Depression affects upwards […] Read More...

The Link Between Joint Pain and Colorectal Cancer

Posted: Mar 4, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

March is National Colorectal Cancer Month. On the main Bon Secours blog, you can find a number of articles and resources on colon cancer and related illnesses, and learn more about these illnesses that strike about 150,000 people in the United States each year. At Bon Secours Virginia Orthopaedic and Spine Specialists, we focus on […] Read More...

The Impact of COVID-19 on Joint Pain

Posted: Feb 24, 2021 | by admin | 0 Comment

A recent study published in the journal Skeletal Radiology suggests that the coronavirus can contribute to the severity of joint pain. While muscle aches and joint stiffness are among the symptoms one affected with COVID-19 can experience, patients diagnosed with the illness may experience related types of pain. According to researchers at Northwestern University, some […] Read More...