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Back Pain: Top Nonsurgical Strategies

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

As older adults in our population live longer, more people are looking for ways to cope with back pain. At its worst, back pain keeps you from doing the things you enjoy in life. It might be hard to travel or go shopping. Sitting in a car for a great length of time might be unbearable. For others, walking long distances brings […] Read More...

Carpal Tunnel Treatments Relieve Pain

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

Carpal tunnel syndrome often starts at night when people sleep with their wrists in a flexed position. You might wake up feeling like you need to shake your wrist. Or, you could feel a burning or tingling sensation in your thumb or fingers. Some people feel numbness. If you have carpal tunnel syndrome, it means […] Read More...

Women’s Bone Health: Avoid Overtraining

Posted: Sep 10, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Exercise is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle. Sometimes, however, women put themselves at risk for developing osteoporosis because they’re exercising too much. It can start at a young age, too. Federal health guidelines recommend 2.5 hours of exercise at moderate intensity every week. Additionally, you should perform strength-training exercises for your whole body […] Read More...

Healthy Lifestyle: Lower Your Osteoarthritis Risk

Posted: Sep 3, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Osteoarthritis occurs most often in older people but it is not an inevitable part of getting older. Many people first notice osteoarthritis symptoms when they wake up in the morning with joint stiffness. Or, they may feel their joints ache after they work out. When it progresses, people feel joint pain all the time. The […] Read More...

Youth Sports: Prevent Overuse Injuries

Posted: Aug 23, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

With the fall sports season about to begin, orthopaedic specialists are asking parents and coaches to help prevent overuse injuries that occur among young athletes. They call it the “one sport” injury. “Overuse injuries in children can have a lifetime effect on their game and quality of life,” said Charles Bush-Joseph, MD, in a news […] Read More...

Avoid Foot Pain: Check Feet Regularly

Posted: Aug 20, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Foot pain can turn simple daily tasks into difficult challenges. When your feet hurt, it’s hard to stay physically active, a vital step to maintaining general health. Ignoring persistent pain or chronic aching can lead to more serious problems that require medical attention and rest. You can help avoid foot pain and ankle injuries by […] Read More...

Arthritis: 8 Exercise Tips

Posted: Aug 13, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

If you have arthritis, don’t be surprised if your doctor writes you a prescription for exercise. While you should avoid vigorous exercise during a severe bout of arthritis, physical activity offers several health benefits. Exercise will improve your muscular strength and endurance including around the joints affected by arthritis. After you’ve been exercising regularly, you […] Read More...

Back Pain: Is your lifestyle putting you at risk?

Posted: Jul 30, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Four out of five people will have back pain at some point in their lives. If you’ve ever experienced back pain, you already know how much it can affect your daily routine. And, you probably never want to have back pain again. Some things that cause back pain, such as accidents or the way our bodies […] Read More...

Injury Prevention: Stay Hydrated

Posted: Jul 23, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

Before you lift a dumbbell or roll out that yoga mat, don’t forget your water bottle – it could be the most important piece of sports equipment you use. Drinking water is essential for good health and injury prevention. Not only does water help your body lubricate and cushion your joints, it also protects your […] Read More...

Exercise, Physical Therapy May Prevent Falls, Fractures

Posted: Jul 13, 2018 | by Alice | 0 Comment

If you’re worried about falling and fractures, there are two things you can do to help prevent them: physical therapy and exercise. Without a doubt, falls and the injuries they create can lead to long-term disability. It can change your quality of life. If you are 65 years old or older, the United States Preventive […] Read More...