Close-to-Home: Forest Park’s Trails in the Time of Coronavirus

Articles shared from  The Forest Park Conservancy Please note: As the issue of park access and facilities related to COVID-19 is rapidly evolving, FPC recommends community members adhere to all guidelines and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and your local public health officials for the most up-to-date information.

Neck Pain Red Flags and When Not To Worry

Article by Paul Ingraham | Featured on Pain Science We fear spine pain more than we fear other kinds of pain. Backs and necks seem vulnerable. And yet most spinal pain does not have a serious cause. The bark of neck pain is usually worse than its bite. This article explains how to tell the difference. Please do seek care […]

Creative Tips to Help You Stay Hydrated Throughout The Day

By Marina Khidekel, Head of Content Development at Thrive Global. Your hydration levels can have a direct impact on your mood, your energy, and your stress levels. These tips will help you stay hydrated and focused, even on your busiest days.

All About Foot Pain

From WebMD Feet. They carry you from here to there every day. But you may not think much about them until they hurt. And when they do, you want relief. To get the right treatment, you need to know the problem. The first thing to consider is where your pain is located.

COVID-19 and the Portland Community

From Travel Portland Travel Portland, along with the Oregon Health Authority, City of Portland and Multnomah County, are closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) in our community. Multnomah County, where Portland is located, entered Phase 1 reopening on June 19, 2020. The other Portland metro counties, Clackamas and Washington, were already in Phase 1. Going […]

3 Trends That Are Disrupting the Total Knee Replacement Market in 2020

Big changes lie ahead for knee replacements in 2020 and beyond. MD+DI recently spoke with an expert at DePuy Synthes for insight into how three key trends are impacting the market.

Answers to Common Questions About Knee Replacement Surgery

Who Needs Knee Replacement Surgery?

You and your doctor may consider knee replacement surgery if you have a stiff, painful knee that makes it difficult to perform even the simplest of activities, and other treatments are no longer working.

12 Tips for Walking When You Have Sensitive Knees

From VeryWellFit Sensitive knees can be a challenge for walking, but it is a recommended way to maintain your function and reduce your symptoms. If you have knee pain due to osteoarthritis or other causes, you don’t have to let that keep you from starting a walking program. A regular program of walking can reduce stiffness and inflammation […]

Fourth of July Safety Tips

Fourth of July fireworks shows, cookouts and beach vacations will look very different this year. As Covid-19 cases continue to surge across the country, the issue of how to celebrate and socialize safely is top of mind for many Americans.

Common Disk Injuries and How to Treat them

Understanding Spinal Disk Problems — the Basics

Article Featured on WebMD What Are Spinal Disk Problems? Anybody who has experienced a damaged spinal disk understands how painful it is. Every movement seems to make it worse. This pain is a warning signal that you should heed. If you take appropriate action, the discomfort usually stops, and the problem can be corrected.