Category: Orthopaedic Trends & Insights

Pediatric Orthopaedics: Spina Bifida

January 16, 2019

When the spine and spinal cord do not form together properly, spinal abnormalities can occur. Spina bifida is a birth defect that can be classified under the category of neural tube defects. The neural tube, which forms in early pregnancy, is an embryonic structure that develops into a baby’s brain, enclosed by the spinal cord […]

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Pediatric Orthopaedics: Metatarsus Adductus

January 10, 2019

Did you know that metatarsus adductus is more common in firstborn children and occurs in approximately 1 to 2 per 1,000 live births? It is a deformity that causes the foot or the front half of the forefoot to turn inward. So what exactly is metatarsus adductus? For starters, the metatarsus is a group of […]

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Improve Bone and Joint Health in the New Year

December 19, 2018

The new year is a time for change. It’s a time to break old habits and start building new ones. The beginning of a new year holds countless opportunities to become a better version of yourself, to take on new challenges and to try new things. As 2019 fast approaches, we hope you’ll consider spending […]

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Health Literacy Month

October 5, 2018

October is Health Literacy Month, a time to stay informed and up-to-date on the latest health information. This month serves to improve your communication with physicians and other health professionals by asking questions and reading up on health material. Below are several ways that you can work to improve your knowledge of health-related information. Improving […]

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Chronic vs. Acute Sports Injuries

September 13, 2018

Did you know that sports-related injuries can be categorized into two types, acute or chronic? Chronic injuries can occur from sports with repetitive motions, such as running, cycling or swimming. Acute injuries differ from chronic, as these happen suddenly after a traumatic event, like falling or crashing into another player during sports. Learning how to […]

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Managing Low Back Pain

August 30, 2018

Did you know that about one in four Americans have experienced low back pain? This means just about everyone will experience back pain at some point in their life. This can happen from lifting something heavy, or can occur from a degenerative condition like arthritis. While back pain can be difficult to deal with, there […]

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The Benefits of Exercise on Your Joints

August 22, 2018

Did you know that physical activity can benefit the body in more ways than simply staying fit? Not only can exercise help you to look and feel good; it can also help to improve your joints. Joints need exercise, as they give the body its ability to move. Movement throughout exercise helps to lubricate the […]

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Exercises for Healthy Shoulders

August 8, 2018

Did you know that smartphones and tablets can affect your posture? This is due to the hunched-over position that so many of us submit to, along with the natural pull of gravity that causes problems beyond aesthetics. When the shoulders roll forward, so does the upper back and neck. This, in turn, leads to pain […]

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When Do I Start Training for my Marathon?

August 2, 2018

Fall will be here soon, and training season will hit full swing for the marathons that take place in the cooler months. It takes time to properly train for races of this length, and it’s best to know some tips and tricks to make sure you have plenty of time to prepare and recover. Start […]

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Exercise in Older Adults

July 27, 2018

Did you know that just one out of four people between the ages of 65 and 74 exercise regularly? Some may feel like they’re too out of shape, or too old to exercise. However, that simply isn’t the case. In this blog post, we’re going to break down the questions people typically ask about exercising […]

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