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Common sports injuries and how to prevent them

Children and adults are at risk of getting injured during exercise or while playing in a sport. If you aren’t regularly active or warm up properly, you could be prone to a major injury. Here are things you need to know about sports injuries and treatment options.   Sprains   Ligaments connect bones to one […]

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2021
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Senior man working as a carpenter in his workshop, injured with a circular saw. About 65 years old, Caucasian male.

What you need to know about wrist and hand injuries

Wrist and hand injuries either happen as a result of an accident or over time often due to overuse. Here are some of the more common wrist and hand injuries and their corresponding treatment options. Carpometacarpal (CMC) and thumb arthritis CMS and thumb arthritis is a chronic condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in […]

Side view of muscular African American man standing and suffering from shoulder pain during workout with dumbbells. Sportsman holding sore shoulder in gym

Joint replacement questions you should ask your surgeon

If you have tried non-surgical treatment such as physical therapy and medication to relieve your symptoms and they aren’t improving, you may now be thinking about a joint replacement surgery. Here are some of the questions you should ask your doctor when consulting about a joint replacement surgery: Have I exhausted all non-surgical treatment options? […]

Can exercise improve bone health?

Did you know that our bones are living tissue that is constantly being broken down and replaced? But when the creation of new bone doesn’t keep up with the loss of old bone, that’s what’s called osteoporosis. Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and brittle. Age-related bone loss is gradual and eventual, but there are […]

11 things you may not know about foods and your bone health

It’s no secret that the foods you eat and drinks you consume can affect the health of your bones. But what foods and drinks are best for bone health? Read on to learn about which foods and drinks are best for bone health and what you may not know about bone health and diet. Foods […]

Are you a candidate for hip replacement surgery?

If you’ve been experiencing chronic hip pain and your quality of life has been impaired, then you may be in need of a hip replacement surgery. Here are some things you should know about total hip arthroplasty, also known as hip replacement surgery: Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, traumatic arthritis and other causes can wear away the […]

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