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How to Avoid Common Orthopedic Injuries this Summer

How to Avoid Common Orthopedic Injuries this Summer

Keep your feet on the ground and your bones intact with these safety tips. As summer continues, you may find yourself using the longer amounts of daylight to be active. You are not alone. However, as people become more active …

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Arthritis of the Hip & Knee: Treatment Options

Arthritis of the Hip & Knee: Treatment Options

Treatments for this common cause of pain range from physical therapy to surgery.  Researchers say a combination of medication and non-drug treatments is ideal for treating arthritis. For instance, The U.S. National Library of Medicine says acetaminophen (up to 4 …

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Injuries and Conditions Causing Hip Pain

Injuries and Conditions Causing Hip Pain

Fractures are a serious cause of hip pain — but they're not always to blame. The bone, muscles, tendons and cartilage in our hips can become injured or worn down, causing hip pain. Overuse, sports (such as running) and falls …

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Kyphoplasty and Spinal Fractures

Kyphoplasty and Spinal Fractures

If you live with Osteoporosis or have Sudden Back Pain, it is possible you have experienced a Spinal Fracture. Learn more about Spinal Fractures and a minimally invasive procedure called Kyphoplasty. Your spine supports your whole body. The spine is …

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Top Tips for Hip Pain

Top Tips for Hip Pain

Hip pain can make even the most routine activities difficult, but lifestyle changes or surgery can help you live better. Suffering from hip pain can make getting out of bed each day a daunting task. You don’t have to live …

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Top Tips for Managing Arthritis

Top Tips for Managing Arthritis

Are you suffering from arthritis? Ask yourself these questions to determine if you’re doing everything possible to effectively manage your condition. Am I maintaining a healthy weight? Being overweight places extra stress on joints, which can aggravate stiffness, pain and …

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Understanding Your Back Pain

Understanding Your Back Pain

Chances are good that you’ve experienced back pain at one time or another–and you're not alone Back pain is one of the most common medical issues, affecting most people at some point during their lives. It can range from a …

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How to Keep Your Bones Strong

How to Keep Your Bones Strong

Maintaining strong bones takes a commitment to preventative measures and good health, but the self-discipline required is always worth it. Frail bones and osteoporosis can make old age painful, expensive, and filled with inconvenient and unnecessary trips to the doctor …

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The Basics of Knee Replacement Surgery

The Basics of Knee Replacement Surgery

Surgery may be the answer if your knee is compromised due to arthritis or injury, and other treatments to relieve pain have fallen short. The knee is the largest joint in the body, and having healthy knees is an important …

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Osteoporosis and Compression Fractures

Osteoporosis and Compression Fractures

How healthy are your bones? As we age, we can lose bone density, which can lead to pain, fractures, and weakness. Two common issues to consider are osteoporosis and compression fractures. Osteoporosis is the thinning of bone tissue, and it …

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