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Tips To Stay Hydrated

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

After more than a month spent primarily at home, we continue to adapt to changes in the way we eat, work, and exercise. For those living with arthritis and joint pain, staying at home with limited opportunities to go outside may have disrupted some methods used to relieve stiffness and aches. Changes can threaten patterns […] Read More...

Protect Bone Health During Self-Isolation

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

As self-isolation extends for people in communities throughout the state, challenges to maintain good health may seem more difficult. Staying home for long periods of time forces us to adjust how we work, relax, and exercise. Not only must we take care of our mental health, but we cannot overlook measures to prevent illness and […] Read More...

Keep a Safe Medicine Cabinet

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

The medication a person takes for arthritis and other conditions will depend upon the severity and regularity of their joint pain. It’s possible, too, that one may not need any. At Bon Secours Virginia Orthopaedic & Spine Specialists, we work with every patient to determine the proper care, be it a minimally-invasive procedure or physical […] Read More...

Relax the Mind, Ease the Pain

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

When circumstances prevent you from your regular exercise routine – be it your weekly gym visit or outdoor workout – it’s good to supplement your efforts with alternatives, provided they help. Movement aids in lubricating the joints and improving flexibility, and in turn plays an important role in your pain management. In a time like […] Read More...

Tips for Working From Home

Posted: Mar 27, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

The effects of COVID-19 are currently felt throughout many industries. Though state mandates have caused specific businesses to suspend operations, there is still work to be done. If your company has transitioned to a remote work model as a result, it means you must adapt in order to manage chronic joint pain and stiffness.  Working […] Read More...

Exercising During Social Isolation

Posted: Mar 20, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

When circumstances mandate that you must stay at home for a prolonged period of time, be it health or weather related, it’s good to have a plan. Normally, our thoughts turn first to stocking pantries and gathering emergency supplies, but those who deal with joint pain on a regular basis have other considerations. Exercise, for […] Read More...

Using a Standing Desk

Posted: Mar 13, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

People who spend eight hours a day, five days a week, at a desk may focus entirely on work so that the discomforts of prolonged sitting seem minor. If you live with arthritis or a similar condition, you may experience moments where the joint pain makes it difficult to concentrate. Ergonomic tools can make things […] Read More...

What to Look For In New Walking Shoes

Posted: Mar 6, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

This weekend we “spring forward” and lose an hour of the day. Eventually we will see longer days, and for many that means more opportunities for outdoor exercise, and possibly the need for a new pair of athletic shoes. Walking or jogging not only offers cardiovascular benefits, but people who deal with chronic joint pain […] Read More...

The Best Warm-Up Exercise for Your Ankles

Posted: Feb 28, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

Warmer weather encourages more outdoor exercise. If you have the time, take advantage of the first days after we “spring forward” and enjoy a brisk walk or jog. For those dealing with chronic joint pain, regular exercise can offer a respite from discomfort. Movement helps lubricate the joints, get the blood pumping, and helps improve […] Read More...

3 Things To Know About Spinal Pain Treatment

Posted: Feb 21, 2020 | by admin | 0 Comment

Back and neck pains happen to the healthiest of people. One night of sleeping in an awkward position, or a minor fall at home or work, is all it takes to cause discomfort. Minor aches, however, are easily treated and don’t necessarily return. Chronic back and neck pain brought on by serious injuries or illness […] Read More...