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 [...]
Ben Franklin was right when he said: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” We agree, so we encourage our orthopaedic patients to adopt dietary and exercise habits that support strong bones and joints. Your everyday routine can have a big impact on the health and longevity of your joints. For [...]
When most people think of massage therapy, they usually think relaxation – in a spa, a massage club, or even as a treat in a resort on vacation. While relaxation is one benefit to massage, there are many more to consider.
Barometric Pressure Barometric pressure often causes levels of fluids in the body to fluctuate. According to The Weather Channel, many humans suffer from everything from headaches to joint pain when barometric pressure rises. Joint pain is caused by a triggering of neuroreceptors in nerve endings that are sensitive to such change, according to Dr. John [...]