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Category: News

Smile for Good Joint Health

Posted: Jun 7, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

Did you know June is National Smile Month? Well, technically the observance runs from May 13 through June 13, so we still have time to celebrate. You probably didn’t expect to see information about dental-related health on a site for orthopaedic care, but all manner is health is connected in some way. Your quality of […] Read More...

Is There a Connection Between Gluten and Joint Pain?

Posted: May 17, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

Celiac Disease Awareness Month, observed in May, promotes awareness of how this illness affects the body. According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, one in every hundred people around the world has this condition. Celiac patients are unable to tolerate and digest gluten, and while there is no cure there are ways to minimize symptoms and […] Read More...

The Signs of Stroke and Post-Stroke Joint Pain

Posted: May 10, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, a time to recall and remind others of the warning signs and potential dangers of this illness. According to the Center for Disease Control, strokes account for one of every 20 deaths in the United States each year, and are the fifth leading cause of death in the country. […] Read More...

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month

Posted: May 3, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month. At Bon Secours, we are dedicated to helping patients who experience joint pain and discomfort due to arthritis. Because every person is different, treatments to manage pain and improve quality of life will vary. Surgery, physical therapy, and lifestyle changes may help reduce pain and return mobility, but before […] Read More...

Five Things to Know About Gout

Posted: Apr 24, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

Gout is a type of arthritis that affects more than eight million people in the United States. Statistically, men tend to suffer gout more than women, and people are more susceptible to gout in old age. At Bon Secours, we offer a full continuum of care for arthritis patients. Those who experience gout on an […] Read More...

The Link Between Lyme Disease and Joint Pain

Posted: Apr 17, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

As the weather in Hampton Roads warms, outdoor activity is certain to increase. Local parks and beaches will fill with people. Hiking, biking, relaxing in the backyard…it’s nice to enjoy these activities after what seemed like a long winter. It’s important to be mindful of outdoor safety before you pack for a day at the […] Read More...

Is It Time To Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet?

Posted: Apr 10, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

When we think of spring cleaning, we may focus on closets and drawers, and filling boxes and bags with unused items for donation. This is the ideal time to look at your medicine cabinets and see what stays and what goes. For people who deal with joint pain, medication may play an important role in […] Read More...

Can Relief From Stress Mean Pain Relief?

Posted: Apr 3, 2019 | by Kat | 0 Comment

Benjamin Franklin once said death and taxes were the only two things said to be certain in the world. Some would argue stress as a strong candidate for that list. Demands in the workplace, worry over finances and family issues, anxiety over heavy traffic… it may not take much for stress to consume our lives, […] Read More...

Do CBD Products Relieve Joint Pain?

Posted: Mar 28, 2019 | by Kat | 0 Comment

As new laws regarding usage of cannabis-based products for medicinal purposes come into effect, it calls into question their effectiveness in relieving joint pain. A recent article followed a group of senior citizens in Laguna Woods, California as they gathered at a dispensary to purchase items infused with marijuana and marijuana by-products to help with […] Read More...

Joint Pain and the Change in Seasons

Posted: Mar 22, 2019 | by admin | 0 Comment

Spring has arrived! Depending on where you live, however, it may not officially feel like spring yet. Eventually, we’ll experience warmer weather and have the opportunity to spend more time outside. For people dealing with varying degrees of joint pain, the change in scenery through outdoor walks and exercise may help, but it’s important to […] Read More...