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Most Recent Articles (Orthopedics)

  • Watch out for winter falls. While you may not be able to avoid every mishap on the snow or ice, you can take steps to prevent injury due to a fall—inside your home and outside. More …

  • Falls can cause serious injury to seniors. There are simple, proactive steps to reduce fall risks. More …

  • Kids want a cool way to carry their iPhones, tablets, laptops and, of course, heavy textbooks. A backpack should make lugging gear easier, but one that is poorly designed or worn improperly can strain your child’s back. Over time, wearing a backpack incorrectly can lead to scoliosis (curved spine), tension headaches and back pain. More …

  • Whether they are competing in the heat or training for the season to come, athletes need to know how to handle the heat safely and prevent dehydration. Understanding Dehydration A condition caused by the excessive loss of water from the body, which More …

  • Our bones and joints naturally become weaker as we age, but there is much we can do to slow the process and prevent damage.  Getting regular exercise is one of the best ways to keep our skeletons strong and healthy. More …

  • As a fitness routine, walking is often underrated. Research shows that 2.5 hours of brisk walking per week reduces the risk of heart disease, Type-2 diabetes and many cancers. It can also boost your metabolism, elevate your mood, improve your sleep and slow the aging process. More …

  • Living with osteoarthritis can be challenging. But there are effective ways to protect joints, slow the progression and improve your outlook, which will make the disease more manageable. More …

  • Everyone experiences pain now and again, but chronic pain can have a significant impact on your ability to engage with and enjoy life. More …

  • Learn what a stress fracture is, how to recognize the symptoms, what to do if you think you may have a stress fracture and learn how to reduce the chances for a stress fracture. More …

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