September, 2014

10 Warning Signs Your Bones Are Thinning -- and What You Can Do Now

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Find out the symptoms of osteopenia, the precursor to osteoporosis, and what you can do to help thinning bones. We all know an older person with osteoporosis — it’s one of the most common problems of aging, striking more than half of all adults over age 50. And we all hope osteoporosis doesn’t happen to us,...  read more

Things to Do While You Recover from Surgery

Friday, September 12th, 2014

  You’ve been to the Orthopaedic Institute and scheduled a surgery.  Now what? If you aren’t already planning how to maximize your recovery time or how to keep yourself entertained while immobile you may want to consider adding that to your list. Preparing for after surgery is just as important as preparing for surgery. We...  read more

What Does It Mean to "Listen to Your Body?"

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

“Pain is weakness leaving the body.” Ah, yes, this statement and similar motivational(ish) quotes are go-to stock phrases of drill sergeants, tough guys, and, unfortunately, coaches and workout buddies everywhere. We get it: When it comes to working out, pushing ourselves is a tried and true way to make progress toward fitness goals. But what about when we...  read more

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