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1 05, 2019

Osteoporosis Awareness Month

By | 2019-04-29T21:44:48+00:00 May 1st, 2019|Bone Health|0 Comments

May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month, and we are celebrating bone health by sharing facts and information about this common disease and how to prevent it. Osteoporosis is characterized by low bone density. While loss of bone density naturally occurs as we age, osteoporosis goes beyond normal bone loss and can lead to broken bones, [...]

19 03, 2019

Osteoporosis: What You Should Know at All Ages

By | 2019-03-05T21:00:36+00:00 March 19th, 2019|Bone Health|0 Comments

Typically, we can’t feel what is happening inside our bones. Yet throughout our life, cells are continually updating the microscopic framework that keeps our bones healthy. Like a never-ending reconstruction project, old bone is broken down and replaced daily with new bone. From birth to the age of 25, our bodies produce more new bone [...]

23 01, 2019

Spinal Stenosis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

By | 2019-01-23T15:06:14+00:00 January 23rd, 2019|Bone Health|0 Comments

Do you suffer from back pain, tingling, numbness or muscle weakness that tends to come and go, depending on what you're doing? Does your back pain suddenly disappear when you bend over a shopping cart, then reappear when you stand straight up?  This may be a sign of spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis is a common [...]

6 11, 2018

How to Easily Strengthen Bones as an Adult

By | 2018-10-17T20:47:30+00:00 November 6th, 2018|Bone Health|0 Comments

As men and women become older, their bones lose mass and strength due to a decline in the body’s bone-rebuilding process. In fact, women can lose up to 5% of their bone mass during the first six years after menopause. In addition to natural bone weakening, adults over the age of 50 are less likely [...]

21 06, 2018

10 Most Commonly Asked Orthopaedic Questions

By | 2018-06-01T20:29:58+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Bone Health|0 Comments

1. What is Orthopaedics? Orthopedics is a medical specialty focusing on the diagnosis, correction, prevention and treatment of patients with disorders of the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves. These parts of the body make up the musculoskeletal system. 2. How can I avoid orthopaedic issues? Bones are the support system of the body, [...]

14 02, 2018

When Is It Time to See An Orthopaedic Specialist?

By | 2018-08-01T10:56:00+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Bone Health, Joint Pain|0 Comments

Musculoskeletal problems affect millions of Americans every year, from sprains to strains, injuries from overuse, sports accidents, or just knee, shoulder, ankle, wrist or back pain. Many cases of mild pain can be handled at home with compresses, rest, or over the counter pain or anti-inflammatory medications, but when is it time to see an [...]

16 11, 2017

Seven Surprising Ways to Strengthen Your Bones

By | 2018-06-01T14:25:52+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Bone Health|0 Comments

Do you know how much bone mass women can lose in the first six years after menopause? Up to 5%! That can lead to a 20% bone density loss in a decade. Both men and women experience a decrease in bone strength as they age because the body's bone-rebuilding process is slowing down. Bone density [...]