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Give Your Joints Some Love

Posted: Feb 14, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

You rely on your body to get work done. Whether you work at a desk for eight hours at a time or have a job that requires lifting and prolonged standing, you put stress on specific joints. Hands type out documents and knees bend as you pick up boxes, and if you’re not careful you could […] Read More...

What To Know About Arthritis and Heart Health

Posted: Feb 7, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

Are you wearing red today? Every year on February 7, the American Heart Association encourages people to wear red as a way of spreading awareness of heart disease. Wear Red Day shares important statistics in particular about the rate of heart disease among women in the United States, and it’s also a good time to […] Read More...

3 Tips to Prevent Shoulder Injuries

Posted: Feb 1, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

Shoulder injuries are among the most common joint-related maladies, by virtue of the amount of stress we put on this part of our body. We work our shoulders hard daily – when we sit long hours in front of our laptops, extending our arms toward out-of-reach items, and completing household chores. Continued inflammation of these […] Read More...

Can Weight Loss Aid in Joint Pain Relief?

Posted: Jan 24, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

Carrying a significant amount of weight can have an effect on joint health. A recent article from Harvard Health Publishing suggests that losing weight may aid in some pain relief, though the amount to lose will vary depending on one’s current condition and needs.  Excess weight may increase the risk of joint pain in the […] Read More...

Signs of a Dislocated Joint

Posted: Jan 17, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

Accidents happen. You trip on a raised slab of concrete and fall, pinch a hand on a closing door or latch, or maybe you’re slow to move when something heavy falls from a high shelf. The initial pain can overwhelm you, but think about what you do next. Do you treat cuts and scrapes or […] Read More...

Lyme Disease: Four Things To Know

Posted: Jan 10, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

Lyme disease has become a topic of national conversation following news of singer Justin Beiber’s recent diagnosis. While the winter season tends to focus on health news relevant to the weather, such as flu prevention and airborne viruses, Lyme disease may also be contracted during this time – though it’s more common in summer months. […] Read More...

Can You Reduce Pains With Good Works?

Posted: Jan 3, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

One patient’s treatment of chronic pain will differ from others. Surgery, physical therapy, and even nutrition and fitness coaching may play a role in pain management. A recent study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, however, suggests another activity – not necessarily physical – may impact […] Read More...

4 Things to Know About Knee Braces

Posted: Dec 20, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

It’s no secret regular exercise is one key to managing joint pain, especially in the knees. As winter schedules fill with extra activities – from holiday shopping to house cleaning – it may require more walking than usual…and a little help. At Bon Secours Virginia Orthopaedic and Spine Specialists, we offer patients a variety of therapies […] Read More...

Suspicious of Joint Pain on Friday the 13th?

Posted: Dec 13, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

Friday the 13th brings out the superstitious nature in all of us. While this particular day passes for many without incident, it doesn’t stop the more skeptical of us from choosing to stay home at night, or hanging onto a lucky talisman. For those dealing with joint or back pain, the atmosphere of the day may add to […] Read More...

Can Holiday Eating Trigger Joint Pain?

Posted: Dec 6, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

We could ask what it is about the holiday season that adds unwanted stress to our lives, but the answers often seem obvious. Though roughly one month separates Thanksgiving from Christmas Day, we still feel compelled to rush through our holiday to-do lists. We decorate, shop, and overeat, and consequently risk further pain to our […] Read More...