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Common Shoulder Injuries And How to Prevent Them

Common Shoulder Injuries And How to Prevent Them

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Did you know that the shoulder is the most common joint in your body to experience injury? The shoulder is an area of the body that you use a lot more than you realize; damage to the shoulder joint can restrict even the most basic of movements,…

Why Joint Injuries Are More Common in Winter

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When the cold season starts, it’s not too uncommon to hear people complain about pain in their joints. We’ve probably all heard a grandparent mention that their joints ache when it is cold out (although this is definitely not just alienated to older individuals). There are a…

Safer Exercises to Utilize as You Get Older

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As a person gets further into old age, they don’t have to give up on fitness and exercise. Contrary to some popular viewpoints, fitness is not a young person’s game, and it is even more important for an elderly person to continue with exercise, as it reduces…

Dealing with Runner’s Knee

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A woman rubs her knee while sitting in a doctor's office

The knee is one of the most important, and used, joints in the human body. Because of its nearly constant utilization, the knee also sustains a considerable amount of stress and…

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…