Category: News

Prevent Fractures: Nutrition, Exercise Count

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

What you eat and drink today could help prevent future fractures. Children aren’t the only ones who need calcium for healthy bones. Adults need this vital mineral, too. If you’re between the ages of 30 and 50, chances are your body is losing bone. It happens after you reach your peak bone mass. Fortunately, there […] Read More...

Orthopaedic Injuries: Visit Orthopaedic Specialist

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

Orthopaedic injuries can require time, patience and a lot of physical work to heal. Under the guidance of orthopaedic specialists, your recovery may include physical therapy and other therapeutic approaches, according to a new literature review published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Standard therapies can help patients progress through a series […] Read More...

Eating Fish May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

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

Eating fish at least twice a week may be a strategy to reduce rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, a new study concludes. Many people already take fish oil supplements for omega 3 fatty acids. Prior studies show that they can help ease the pain and swelling of rheumatoid arthritis. But it wasn’t clear if eating fish would […] Read More...

Back Pain Relief: Consult Doctor Before Trying Yoga

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

New research shows that yoga may help people who have moderate to severe low back pain. If you’re interested in trying yoga for back pain relief, make sure to ask your doctor first, especially if you have any kind of back or spine injury. While yoga is generally safe in healthy people, you should consult your […] Read More...

Athletes Still Play Sports After Torn ACL Surgery

Posted: Jul 25, 2017 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Athletes who need knee surgery for a torn ACL – anterior cruciate ligament – can usually still play sports 10 years later, research shows. It’s heartening news for many young athletes who tear their ACL every year. These types of knee injuries may be just a setback. “An active patient may view an ACL injury […] Read More...

Dietary Supplements: Very Few Fight Inflammation

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

If you have pain associated with inflammation, chances are you’ve wondered if any dietary supplements actually work. Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and tendinitis are all associated with inflammation. Many natural products have a long history of use for treating musculoskeletal inflammation. Before you try any dietary supplements for any reason, you should consult your health care provider. Dietary […] Read More...

Rotator Cuff Tear: Diagnosis Determines Treatment

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

When you have a rotator cuff tear, simple things like brushing your hair or getting dressed may seem impossible to do without a lot of pain. The rotator cuff includes several muscles that work together to keep your arm in your shoulder socket. When it functions properly, the rotator cuff allows you to lift and […] Read More...

Top Osteoarthritis Treatments

Posted: Jul 2, 2017 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Osteoarthritis treatments range from making simple changes to your lifestyle to joint replacement surgery. Figuring out which osteoarthritis treatments are right for you will depend on your health, your age and the severity of your condition. Unfortunately, there’s no cure for osteoarthritis. The good news, however, is that if you identify osteoarthritis early, you can […] Read More...

Prevent Back Injuries this Summer

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

Summertime brings family vacations, moving to a new home and backyard projects. Unfortunately, these common summer activities can lead to back injuries. In fact, millions of people head to the doctor’s office during the summer months for back pain and back injuries. Sudden movements while bending, lifting and twisting often cause back injuries, according to […] Read More...

Back Pain: When to See Orthopaedic Specialist

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

Back pain is one of the most common medical problems people experience. In fact, 8 out of 10 people will have back pain at some point during their lives. The good news is that back pain usually resolves on its own. However, you should see a health provider, such as an orthopaedic specialist, if your […] Read More...