Category: Orthopaedic Trends & Insights

Common Injuries Treated in Sports Medicine

June 20, 2019

Participating in organized activity or being on a sports team are healthy and fun ways to get in shape and reach your fitness goals. However, they often require training and intense exercise which carries the risk of injury. When dealing with any sports-related injury, you’ll likely be referred to a sports medicine physician. Sports medicine […]

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Arthritis Awareness Month: Know the Signs

May 9, 2019

May is recognized each year as National Arthritis Awareness Month. Arthritis impacts more than 50 million Americans, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. Arthritis is often times chronic and can make even the most normal daily tasks painful. Thankfully, technology and scientific research are evolving more each day to conquer […]

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Occupational Therapy vs. Physical Therapy: What’s the Difference?

April 12, 2019

The fields of occupational therapy (OT) and physical therapy (PT) often get confused. Both specialties include hands-on treatment to help people recover and perform everyday tasks, but each field takes a unique approach in how it helps individuals get back to their normal routines. One key difference between OT and PT is that OT focuses […]

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Total Joint Replacement Procedures Continue to Increase

February 15, 2019

Hip, knee and other joint replacement procedures are among the most common elective surgeries in the United States. According to a study presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ annual meeting, the average age of patients undergoing hip replacement surgery has declined from over 66 to just under 65, while the average age for […]

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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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