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8 Ways to Prevent Back Pain and Protect Your Spine

Anyone who has ever experienced the jolt of pain doing something mundane like tying their shoes or pulling weeds understands how debilitating lower back pain can be. Once it happens, it can become a chronic problem that prevents you from enjoying life.


Facts About Spinal Fusion You May Not Know

Just like many medical procedures, hearing the term “spinal fusion” can immediately cause concern and fear in someone due to the unknown.  Instead of taking time to Google horror stories and cause your brain to create all sorts of scenarios, we’ve compiled a few fast facts about spinal fusion that may help ease your mind.


How to Avoid Common Risks of Total Knee Replacement

Once you have weighed the risks versus the benefits and consulted with your physician, it’s crucial to know how to avoid common risks of total knee replacement.   Reasons to Have a Total Knee Replacement When osteoarthritis has damaged the knee joint, and other treatments like  physical therapy, injections, or medications have not given enough […]


Your Guide to Preventing Tennis Elbow This Summer

Tennis elbow can be a misnomer since it affects more than just tennis players.


How to Avoid a Rotator Cuff Injury

What do a painter, a basketball player, and Roger Federer all have in common? It may surprise you to learn that the answer is: they are all at risk for a rotator cuff injury, especially as they get older.


3 Common Finger Injuries in Athletes

Olympic athletes, sports professionals, weekend warriors, young, old, and everything in between all use their fingers as they play, which makes finger injuries in athletes a common problem.


Could You Have a Disc Disorder?

Many assume their back pain to be a regular part of daily life, but it could be something more. There are a variety of specific medical conditions that can affect the back, and cause an individual to experience anything from dull aches to sharp bolts of pain.


How Running Affects Your Knees

It is absolutely natural for your joints to take on some wear and tear over the years, but many individuals exacerbate this process with activities that can be hard on their joints.


Frequent Football Injuries From Head To Toe

Are you ready for some football? If so, it’s time to also get ready for some football injuries. They go hand and hand with this sport, maybe more so than any other. Running, tackling, changing direction while running, falling, and overuse of a part of your body all contribute to frequent football injuries from head […]


Preventing Falls In the Fall

A fall can happen anywhere and at any time, but sadly, according to the CDC an older adult dies every twenty minutes from a fall, and they mostly happen in the home. Since September 22 –  28 is Fall Prevention Awareness Week, it’s the perfect time to inventory your own home and those of loved […]