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The Benefits of Joint Resurfacing

Posted: Jan 25, 2019 | by Kat | 0 Comment

It’s not uncommon for a professional athlete to retire at a relatively young age. Many cite the amount of strain and play-related injury inflicted on their bodies as a leading factor in hanging up cleats, rackets, and uniforms. Recently, tennis champion Andy Murray announced retirement pending later this year. While 31 seems too soon to leave […] Read More...

4 Types of Knee Pain: When to See a Doctor

Posted: Jan 18, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

If you feel stiffness or mild pain in your knee during the winter months, your first instinct might be to dismiss it as a weather-related discomfort. It’s important, however, to pay attention to the severity and location of the pain, as well as duration. While the new year brings aches and soreness following resolutions to […] Read More...

The Best Exercises for Your Lower Back

Posted: Jan 11, 2019 | by Kat | 0 Comment

When done properly, regular exercise can help reduce the risk of lower back pain. It’s important, therefore, to determine which ones are best for you. If you led an active life before injury or illness, it’s possible the sports or training exercises you performed in the past may not apply in your current condition. According […] Read More...

Post-Holiday Pain Management for Arthritis

Posted: Jan 4, 2019 | by Kat | 0 Comment

Holidays can bring as much stress as joy, and if you suffer arthritis the pain may have felt more intense this time around. Once the decorations are cleared away and you’ve resumed a normal schedule, though, your discomfort may continue at holiday levels. According to a recent study from Tufts University, a rise in cold weather […] Read More...

Is It Muscle Pain or Joint Pain? There’s a Difference

Posted: Dec 28, 2018 | by Kat | 0 Comment

When your body aches, you want relief. Who wants to spend the time defining and pinpointing the exact location of the pain? Those who experience stiffness and discomfort due to age or injury seek medical attention for a solution, but it is important to determine the type of pain you’re suffering in order to be […] Read More...

4 Tips To Ease Joint Aches During the Winter

Posted: Dec 20, 2018 | by Kat | 0 Comment

The connection between cold weather and joint pain may sound like an old wives’ tale, but for years researchers have studied the correlation between changes in temperature and health. In a study conducted by the European Project on Osteoarthritis in 2014, 67% of participants claimed a sensitivity that caused them to experience joint pain more […] Read More...

Is There a Connection Between Back Pain and Your Lifespan?

Posted: Dec 13, 2018 | by Kat | 0 Comment

As we get older, we tend to accept specific aches and pains as par for the course. We joke about no longer being spring chickens, or not moving as well as we used to. Back pain and spinal injury, in particular, may occur as a result of illness or accident, but with proper care one […] Read More...

Pain Management Tips for a Safe Holiday

Posted: Dec 7, 2018 | by Kat | 0 Comment

Holidays are stressful enough without the prospect of worrying about pain management in winter. While many of us can look forward to a few days off to enjoy time with family and friends, getting to that point seems fraught with urgency and rushed decisions, sometimes leading to more aches and pains than we need. An already […] Read More...

Protect Bone Health During Pregnancy

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

Eating a balanced diet with adequate calcium before, during and after pregnancy helps protect a woman’s bone health. During pregnancy and breastfeeding, women need additional calcium to support their growing babies and their own bodies. Getting enough calcium is especially important in the last three months of pregnancy. Sometimes, women lose bone mass while pregnant or […] Read More...

Diet, Weight Loss Slows Knee Osteoarthritis

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

If your knees hurt from osteoarthritis, losing a substantial amount of weight is one strategy to slow down the damage to your cartilage. It’s not enough to lose weight through exercise alone, however, a new MRI study finds. For the best results, you should try losing weight by changing your diet and adding exercise or […] Read More...