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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…

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…

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…

5 Common Myths About Your Joints

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More that 40 million Americans suffer from arthritis (that’s about 1 in 5!)  It affects men, women, and even children.  The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis, or OA. The pain, aches, and stiffness that come from arthritis can make everyday living difficult.  Of course a…

Eating and Exercise

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We’ve now officially found ourselves in the middle of the holiday season, with Thanksgiving barreling down towards us and Christmas coming right after. During this time of year, it can be difficult to stay fit during the holidays. If you want to do so, the most important…

Low Impact Exercises for Healthy Joints

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When choosing exercises to stay fit and healthy, it’s important to think about the long-term effects that these exercises might have on you. You want to be doing activities that keep your joints healthy and unharmed, because they will allow you to continue being active later in life. Important…