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Avoid Common Winter Injuries With These Helpful Tips

Article featured on Orthopedic Institute of Pennsylvania If you’ve experienced an injury or pain while performing a wintertime activity, you are not alone. Personal injury during winter is likely to occur from performing simple activities, especially if you aren’t prepared to prevent an incident. From your back, shoulder and neck to joints and knees, pain […]

Can Chronic Pain Be Prevented?

Article featured on WebMD Our approach to pain management largely depends on what’s causing the pain. When it’s a byproduct of an ongoing health condition, our focus is finding a good pain management strategy to keep discomfort at a minimum. But when it’s rooted in an isolated event or injury, we can focus not only on […]

Lactic Acid Build Up: What It Means and How to Get Rid of It

Article featured on Verywell fit Lactic acid is created when the body turns glucose into energy. The production of lactic acid occurs when oxygen levels are low, generally during high-intensity exercise. Lactic acid build-up can hinder your exercise routine, so it’s important to understand why it happens and how to prevent it. What Lactic Acid […]

Tips for Describing Your Joint Pain to Your Orthopedic Surgeon

Article featured on Arkansas Surgical Hospital Joint pain can be debilitating, limiting daily activities and draining you both physically and emotionally.  In many instances, joint discomfort is the result of some type of arthritis.  There are various treatment options, including medications, physical therapy, injections, alternative therapies, and surgical solutions, depending on the severity of your […]

Keeping Your Spine Healthy

Article featured on Brigham Health Hub While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives dramatically, back and neck problems are still as common as ever. In fact, some people are experiencing pain and other discomforts for the first time due to changes in their work locations and equipment as they moved from the office to […]

Understanding Bone Fractures: The Basics

Article featured on WebMD What Are Fractures? A fracture is the medical term for a broken bone. Fractures are common; the average person has two during a lifetime. They occur when the physical force exerted on the bone is stronger than the bone itself. Your risk of fracture depends, in part, on your age. Broken bones […]