How Does Cold Weather Affect Sports Injuries?
Do your joints and muscles crave the warmer weather? Of course they do. They are more flexible and comfortable in the warmth of the sun, whereas the winter chill makes them stiff, uncomfortable, and more susceptible to injury.
7 Essential Foods Your Body Needs After Orthopaedic Surgery
You’ve finally had that hip or knee replaced and now you think all that’s important for healing is to rest, keep the surgical site clean, and you are on the road to recovery. Not so fast!
Why Treating Scoliosis Early Is Important
Scoliosis is a progressive spinal deformity, and it can affect multiple areas of the body if it is not treated in a timely manner. As with most conditions and medical issues, it is always best if it is treated as soon as possible to prevent any complications. It is especially true with this progressive condition.
Achilles Tendon Pain/Tears: Prevention & Treatment
The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in our body, and it connects our calf muscle to our heel bone. It gives our legs the strength to walk, run, and jump, but if it stretches too far, you can expect an injury. Let’s find out more about achilles tendon pain/tears, along with prevention and treatment.
Common Winter Sports Injuries And How To Prevent Them
Lots of people are thrilled when winter arrives, and they can finally enjoy skiing, snowboarding, sledding, ice skating, ice hockey, and all the other cold weather sports. It’s fun until there is an accident. The most common injuries range from fractures, breaks, sprains, strains, and dislocations.
Tips To Avoid Back Pain During The Holidays
Isn’t it ironic that one of the supposed happiest times of the year can be filled with stress and warnings about avoiding back pain? It’s true, but there are strategies to reduce the stress and keep you and your back happy. If you are already getting stressed just thinking about the upcoming holiday, here are some tips to avoid back pain during the holidays.
How Cold Weather Affects Arthritis And Joint Pain
Did you have an aunt while growing up who could always predict a storm was brewing because her shoulder pain got worse? To our amazement she was usually right. The pain wasn’t in her imagination because there are definitely some changes that happen to our joints when temperatures drop.
What Is Causing My Neck Pain?
Many of us have awakened in the morning with neck pain, and we immediately know we somehow slept wrong. We move around and within a short amount of time, the pain is miraculously gone.
7 Ways to Strengthen Your Knees And Avoid Injury
Athletes and non-athletes alike need to protect their knees from falls, twists, or trauma. Anyone from a young athlete to a middle aged person or senior can benefit from strengthening their knees. Here are 7 ways to strengthen your knees and avoid injury.
Guide To Keeping Your Spine Healthy
It’s a safe bet that most Americans who worry about their health focus on their heart, lungs, and digestive system. How many of us proactively think about keeping our spine healthy? If you gave people a list of concerns, their spine would be down the list, unless they suffered with chronic back and neck pain.