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Is It Possible to Prevent Arthritis?

Article featured on Harvard Health Publishing Q. So many of my relatives and friends have arthritis. I have been fortunate so far. Is there any proven way to prevent it? A. You may be able to lower your risk for three of the most common types of arthritis: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and gout. Here’s a brief description […]

Cycling Vs. Walking: Which is the Better Workout for You?

Article featured on Healthline Aerobic exercise is an important way to maintain your health and vitality. If you’re new to exercising or have an injury or health condition that’s forcing you to change your exercise routine, you may wonder what type of aerobic exercise to choose. Cycling and walking are two of the most popular […]

Most Common Spring Injuries

Article featured on CareNow Urgent Care As the weather warms up and the flowers begin to bloom, many people are eager to spend more time outdoors and engage in activities that they may have put on hold during the winter months. While spring is a time to enjoy the outdoors and soak up some vitamin D, […]

Sports & Pain

Article featured on WebMDElite athletes walk a thin line. Do they compete through their pain and possibly cause more harm? Their drive often compels them to push through injuries when rest may be the wiser choice. But some strategies and treatments may help.Consulting a Multidisciplinary Medical TeamInput from sports medicine professionals is important in knowing […]

Can Surgery Help Your Knee Arthritis?

Article featured on Arkansas Surgical Hospital Knee arthritis is a common condition that typically leads to pain, stiffness, and swelling in the knee joint. If your knee arthritis has caused substantial damage to the cartilage or bone, you may need surgery. An orthopedic surgeon can take out the damaged portions of the knee joint, remove […]

How Exercising Safely Contributes to Orthopedic Health and Injury Prevention

Article featured on Movement Orthopedics Engaging in regular physical activity is essential for building strong bones, muscles, and joints, contributing to overall orthopedic health. However, adopting unsafe exercise practices or neglecting proper technique can have adverse effects on your musculoskeletal system, potentially leading to injuries and hindering your orthopedic progress. Understanding the importance of exercising […]

Is It Carpal Tunnel or Is It Arthritis?

Article featured on Orthoaedic Associates If you are having pain in one or both hands, you may be wondering if carpal tunnel syndrome or arthritis are causing you pain. While both conditions can cause pain, there are several key differences between the two. Carpal tunnel syndrome can cause weakness, tingling, or numbness in the hand. Arthritis can also cause […]

How to Train for a Marathon

Article featured on Summit Ortho It’s one of those big, audacious goals that people sometimes dream of achieving: running a marathon. It’s easy to envision crossing the finish line and raising your arms in victory, having accomplished something that few people dare to try. But how do you learn how to train for a marathon? […]