Myths and Facts: The Truth About Ortho Medicine

November 9, 2016

While men and women can both benefit from a visit to an orthopedic medicine specialist, orthopedic medicine is especially beneficial to women. When you discover a few of the myths and facts about orthopedic medicine, you will quickly realize exactly...

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Common Causes of Knee Pain in Women

June 8, 2016

Women are more likely than men to suffer knee injuries. Even for women who do not experience an acute injury, complaints about knee pain are common. This is not simply a difference in who tends to report injuries more often....

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How to Choose the Right Running Shoes

December 16, 2015

One of the biggest mistakes new runners make is failing to invest in proper equipment. While it’s true that running is an inexpensive sport — all you need is some footwear and the great outdoors — it’s essential to choose...

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Child Exercise: How Much Is Too Much?

October 8, 2015

You know it’s good for your kids to get regular exercise but can they get too much physical activity? Orthopedic surgeons say too much or the wrong kind of exercise can harm growing bodies. That’s because growth plates can be more easily...

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Foods That Help Arthritis

September 30, 2015

More than 50 million Americans suffer from a form of arthritis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Even mild cases of arthritis can be very distressing for patients, preventing them from engaging in the activities they love....

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The Truth Behind Cracking Your Knuckles

August 19, 2015

Everyone has done it at least once, and chances are you know someone who is a regular offender. After a few hours of typing away at the keyboard or a long afternoon lifting weights at the gym, a quick movement...

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Supplements to Take for Healthier Bones

August 12, 2015

The American diet is a leading source of obesity and a range of other health problems, including poor bone health. A 2014 study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research found that 54 million Americans older than age...

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