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Category: News

The Connection Between Joint Pain and PTSD

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

It is not uncommon for people who deal with regular joint pain to have other health issues. Whether joint pain is an additional symptom of a serious illness or medical problems arise from having arthritis or a joint-related injury, it’s important to be aware of everything you experience for proper treatment. Joint pain has connections […] Read More...

Take a Seat For Better Posture

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

Sit up straight! Don’t slouch! These commands may bring back memories from elementary school, when teachers surveyed rows of desks in search for crimes against good posture. At the time, we had excuses – we were tired from getting up early, or we didn’t want to be in school. Hunched forward in our desks, we […] Read More...

The Connection Between Vaping and Joint Pain

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

If you smoke, and want to quit, any day is a great to begin. Whether you have smoked regularly for a short time or for years, completing a full day without a cigarette offers healthful benefits to your body. You lower the risk for heart attack, and your oxygen levels significantly improve. Getting to this […] Read More...

How Can Dairy Affect Your Joint Pain?

Posted: Aug 30, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

Calcium supports strong bones. Calcium can help prevent bone loss and osteoporosis. Since childhood we’ve learned about the importance of bone health, which can contribute to one’s joint health. Naturally, dairy products are most associated with calcium, and while a recommended daily allowance of milk, yogurt, or cheese may contribute to the well-being of one’s […] Read More...

Joint Pain and Your Vision

Posted: Aug 16, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

Opticians, optometrists, and others in the eye care field observe August as National Eye Exam Month. You may have seen more ads than usual about getting your eyes checked, along with information on taking care of your vision in the peak of summer. You may also wonder why a website for orthopaedic care would remind […] Read More...

Left-Handedness and Joint Health

Posted: Aug 9, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

Does your inclination toward left or right-handedness determine your overall health? In four days “southpaws” around the world will celebrate International Left Handers Day – a fun time for recognition of the 10 percent of people who favor their left hand. Those of you who write, bowl, golf, and bat left-handed are likely more aware […] Read More...

Get Into the Swing During National Golf Month

Posted: Aug 2, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

Some days, chronic joint pain can get the best of you. At Bon Secours Virginia Orthopaedic & Spine Specialists, we help patients manage pain brought on by age, illness or injury so they may continue to enjoy their favorite outdoor activities. August is National Golf Month, and if you’re feeling an urge to get in […] Read More...

Four Ways to Get Your Vitamin K

Posted: Jul 26, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

Are you getting enough Vitamin K? This particular substance is beneficial for strong bones and blood clotting, helping people to heal from injury. If you’ve heard that eating lots of leafy greens, like spinach or spring mix, can help with bone fractures, it’s because of Vitamin K. You may not be aware, though, of a […] Read More...

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...