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Are You At Risk For Arthritis?

Are You At Risk For Arthritis?

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Arthritis is when your joints become inflamed, which can affect more than one joint at a time. There are over 100 different types of arthritis, and there are different ways to treat it. The two most common types of arthritis are Rheumatoid Arthritis(RA) and Osteoarthritis(OA).

Why You Should Exercise, No Matter Your Age

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Have you ever gone to the gym and been surprised to see someone much older than yourself working out and breaking a sweat? While this isn’t considered the norm at most gyms, it should be. There are a lot of benefits to continue working out as you age. Even…

How an Orthopedist Can Help You—Even If You Don’t Need Surgery

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Most people have at least some type of recurring injury. Whether it’s a bad back, hip pain, knee pain, or a bad shoulder, there are all types of things that can give us problems. With these types of aches and pains, an orthopedist is an amazing resource—even when you…

Orthopaedics for Common Sports Injuries

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Orthopaedists typically see a proportionally higher number of athletes than other physicians do, as athletes commonly incur injuries that require attention from an orthopaedic surgeon. Here is a brief look at common types of sports related injuries that orthopaedists see.

Sprains and strains

Sprains and strains are by far the most…

5 Foods to Ease Arthritis Pain

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Arthritis is the pain caused by inflammation and stiffness in your joints. Although it can be present in individuals of any age, the chances of developing arthritis grow the older you get. Having arthritis can make it hard to function and perform simple daily tasks. Luckily, there…

How Your Posture Affects Your Joints

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No matter how many times your mom told you to ‘sit up straight’, the idea of having good posture isn’t one that’s really stuck with a lot of people. Especially with the majority of individuals working in an office environment, often hunched over a computer for most…

Can an Orthopaedist Help Me?

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Many people have questions about what orthopaedists do and what conditions they most commonly treat. Orthopaedists, in general, are joint specialists, treating a variety of conditions that affect bones, ligaments, tendons, and other joint related structures. Are you wondering whether an orthopaedist can help you with your own injury…

Should I Get Surgery?

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Making the decision on whether or not to get orthopaedic surgery can be a difficult one. On the one hand, having surgery can greatly improve your quality of life and allow you to enjoy activities that you once enjoyed; on the other hand, sometimes you cannot be…

How to Fall Safely

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Slips, trips, and falls can cause serious injury, especially if you are older.  Sprains, dislocations, and breaks are common injuries sustained from falling — even from a standing position.  There are ways to fall more safely to prevent serious injury from happening.  Read on for 6 tips…

Shoulder Exercises

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If you recently had a shoulder injury or shoulder surgery, it is very important to begin exercising and stretching your shoulders to regain muscle strength and prevent future injury.  Below are a few exercises to help you strengthen your shoulders.  Remember that you should always consult your…