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The Signs of Arthritis

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Arthritis is not a condition you can ignore. Characterized by painful swelling in one or more joints, it can affect your overall health, your ability to care for yourself, and your quality of life. Age is not the only contributing factor to arthritis. A weakened autoimmune system can contribute to the onset of arthritis at...  read more

Signs of Golfer’s Elbow

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

You don’t have to be a golfer to get golfer’s elbow. The condition, also known as medial epicondylitis, can develop in anyone who uses their wrists or clenches their fingers frequently. Medial epicondylitis affects tendons on the inner side of your elbow—as opposed to tennis elbow, which affects tendons on the outer side. You use...  read more

What You Need to Know About Fallen Arches

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

The term “fallen arches” is fairly self-explanatory. It describes a condition otherwise known as “flat feet” and is characterized by smooth soles, meaning your arches touch the floor when you stand. Causes Infants and toddlers usually have flat feet because their arches have yet to develop, but adults can have the condition, as well. Your...  read more

Running Shoes: What Should You Know?

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Running is an excellent way to get in shape, lower your blood pressure, lose weight, and relieve stress. But, running in the wrong shoes might cause more problems than it solves. So, save yourself from possible blisters, knee pain, toenail loss, and more by considering a few factors when buying your next pair. How do...  read more

Common Causes of Knee Pain

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

The knee may be a small part of your body, but it can cause plenty of trouble. A minor injury or a series of strains can quickly turn into major issues that require medical care. Plus, various kinds of arthritis and infections can also plague the joint and severely hamper your mobility. That’s why it’s...  read more

The Major Benefits of Orthopaedic Specific Urgent Care

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. Something as simple as a missing a step or a bad slide into home can cause an injury. And when the unexpected occurs, where should you go? You could rush to the nearest emergency room or urgent care facility, but there’s another better option to consider—an...  read more

5 Common Causes of Hip Pain in Women

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Hip pain in women can be caused by wear and tear, overuse, and a few other causes. Here are the most common culprits. Does your hip ache? As with other types of chronic pain, women tend to experience it more than men. But because hip pain can have a number of different causes, determining the correct...  read more

Flexible Silver Wire Mesh Delivers Thermotherapy to Painful Joints

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Millions of people around the world treat joint paint using a heat packs and special patches that keep the affected area warm. These can be weighty, hard to keep on, and often require frequent changes to keep the heat going. Researchers at Institute for Basic Science in Seoul, South Korea have developed a flexible wire...  read more

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