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The Signs of Arthritis

November 1, 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

October 16, 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

October 4, 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?

September 27, 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

September 6, 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

August 6, 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


11 Exercises to Boost Hip Strength

April 1, 2017

When discussing muscles involved in the pedaling motion of cycling, most people think of quadriceps and hamstrings. While these muscles certainly play an important role, the many muscles of the hip also deserve attention, and the weight room is the perfect place to keep them functioning properly. Hip Activation Before discussing different strength and mobility...  read more


Excruciating hip pain isn't just confined to elderly grandparents as these three can testify...

March 19, 2017

Former Top Gear star Jeremy Clarkson needs his doing. Fitness queen Jane Fonda had one replaced – and still goes mountain climbing. Even pop diva Lady Gaga, known for her outlandish outfits, had to cancel a string of tour dates due to problems with hers. I’m talking about hips. And these celebrities – whose ages...  read more


Your Smartphone is a Pain in the Neck

February 27, 2017

Chances are you’re reading this while leaning over a table or slumped back in a chair. Your head is tilted forward; your shoulders are curved. If you’re on a mobile device, your arms are bent by your side and your back hunch is even more profound. Am I right? The position you’re in is probably causing...  read more


Two keys to strong bones: Calcium and Vitamin D

Although bone-weakening osteoporosis is quite common among older people, it isn’t an inevitable part of aging. There’s a lot you can do to shield your bones from this disease. The best insurance against osteoporosis is building the highest bone density possible by your 30s and minimizing bone loss after that. But if you you’re already...  read more


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