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Do You Have These Telltale Signs of Bursitis?

Pain can occur for numerous reasons, especially when it involves a joint. So how do you know when it’s from bursitis? Keep reading to learn more about this condition and how to spot the most common signs of a problem.
Jan 15th, 2023

When To Use the RICE Protocol

Injuries can strike when you least expect them, especially strains and sprains. So what should you do if they happen to you? Read on to learn when using the RICE method could be the answer — and when you should get more advanced care.
Dec 12th, 2022

My Child Broke Their Arm. Now What?

No one wants to see their child hurt, but broken bones can still happen, especially involving arms. So, what do you do if this type of injury occurs? Keep reading to see how to recognize the signs of a broken arm and how to help.
Nov 8th, 2022

Avoid These Things If You Don't Want Tendonitis

Tendonitis is incredibly common, especially in delicate areas, such as the hands, wrists, and shoulders. But you don’t have to wait for aches, tenderness, and swelling to strike. Instead, ditch these habits that put your tendons at risk.
Oct 11th, 2022

Healthy Habits That Support Your Joints

It’s never too early to pay special attention to your joints. After all, you need good joint function to stay mobile and active at every stage of life. Fortunately, with the right habits, you can maintain your joint health well into the future.
Sep 6th, 2022

Are You On Track to Develop Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Several factors can increase your chances of developing carpal tunnel syndrome, and some may be beyond your control. However, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing you can do to avoid this common problem. Read on to learn more.
Aug 8th, 2022

Can My Rotator Cuff Tear Heal on Its Own

Your chances of tearing your rotator cuff increase as you grow older. Without treatment, these injuries can cause chronic pain and won’t heal properly, but that doesn’t mean you necessarily need surgery to recover. Keep reading to learn more.
Jul 1st, 2022

5 Common Signs of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis may be common, but how do you know if it’s to blame for your pain or discomfort? Keep reading to learn how to spot the signs as soon as possible so you can better manage your condition.
Jun 1st, 2022

Can Gout Affect Your Shoulders?

Gout has a reputation for causing severe toe pain, but that’s not the only area it can affect. You may be surprised to learn it can also cause shoulder problems. Read on to learn more.
May 1st, 2022

5 Lifestyle Habits that Fuel Tendonitis

Tendonitis is a common problem, especially with age. However, making the wrong choices on a daily basis can increase your chances of developing this problem. Keep reading to learn how you could be accidentally sabotaging your tendon health.
Apr 4th, 2022

Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery

While every type of surgery comes with risks, there are far fewer risks with minimally invasive procedures. But the benefits don’t stop there. Keep reading to learn about all of the advantages of minimally invasive surgery.
Mar 3rd, 2022

What to Do About a Dislocated Elbow

Movies and TV shows often make it seem like you can simply “pop” dislocated bones back into position on your own. However, these are serious injuries that require immediate medical attention. If you dislocate your elbow, here’s what you need to know.
Feb 8th, 2022

When to See a Specialist About Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain may become increasingly common as you age, especially once you reach age 50. However, that doesn’t mean you can ignore it. There are also certain symptoms you should never overlook.
Jan 1st, 2022

5 Signs of a Foot Fracture

Broken bones are not always obvious, especially when they involve your feet. However, they typically cause symptoms you shouldn’t ignore. Read on to learn more.
Dec 9th, 2021

Is PRP Therapy Right for Me?

Are you tired of living with pain or dealing with risky medications to keep your symptoms at bay? Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a regenerative treatment, which means it heals your body instead of mask the symptoms. Keep reading to learn more.
Nov 10th, 2021

Carpal Tunnel Release Could Give You Relief

Do you have numbness, tingling, or loss of function in your hand? If it’s worse on the thumb side, it could be due to carpal tunnel syndrome. Keep reading to learn how a simple outpatient procedure can ease your symptoms.
Oct 11th, 2021

Signs and Symptoms of Tendonitis

Tendons are thick, fibrous cords that connect muscles to bone. They may be strong, but they can still become irritated or inflamed — a condition known as tendonitis. But how do you know if that’s causing your pain? Keep reading to learn more.
Sep 8th, 2021

Is a Sprain Serious?

A sprain may not seem like a cause for concern, but severe sprains can require surgical treatment. Whether your sprain came on suddenly or slowly over time, understanding these injuries can help you get the right treatment.
Aug 12th, 2021

Shoulder Care Tips for Baseball Players

Nothing beats hitting the field for a big game, but shoulder injuries often leave baseball players sitting on the sidelines. Fortunately, you can prevent many of these problems from occurring and keep yourself in peak performance at the same time.
Jul 7th, 2021

The Different Types of Fractures

A broken bone is a broken bone, right? Actually, no. There are several kinds of fractures, and some are easier to treat than others. Keep reading to learn more.
Jun 21st, 2021

What Every Athlete Should Know About Tendonitis

Everyone with an active lifestyle dreads the words “sports injury,” because they usually mean spending time on the bench. Fortunately, there are things you can do to help avoid many injuries, including tendonitis. Read on to learn more.
May 25th, 2021

Who’s At Risk for Elbow Problems?

It’s easy to assume that only athletes are at risk for developing elbow problems. However, other factors can increase your chances of developing issues in this part of your body. Keep reading to learn more.
Apr 18th, 2021

6 Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery

No one looks forward to surgery. But undergoing a minimally invasive procedure can make it a lot easier to face. Keep reading to see how state-of-the-art tools, technology, and techniques can offer major advantages during surgery.
Mar 17th, 2021

Treatment Options for Fractures

Unfortunately, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution for fractures. That’s because the best treatment depends on several factors, including the severity and location of your broken bone. Keep reading to learn more.
Jan 19th, 2021

Leading Causes of Elbow Pain

Are you trying to get to the bottom of your elbow pain? There could be several things to blame. Fortunately, your symptoms could offer a few clues. Keep reading to learn more.
Nov 11th, 2020

The Importance of Early Fracture Care

Not all broken bones are equal, but they all demand medical attention as quickly as possible. Whether you have a thin stress fracture or a more obvious sign of a broken bone, starting treatment quickly is crucial.
Oct 14th, 2020

When Do I Need a Total Shoulder Replacement?

It’s a big decision to undergo joint replacement surgery, especially when it involves your shoulder. But, sometimes, it’s the best option if you’re living with persistent pain. Ask yourself these questions to see if it’s right for you.
Aug 20th, 2020

Is Arthroscopy Best for Your Joint Pain Treatment?

Are you thinking of having surgery to relieve your joint pain? Then it’s time to consider an arthroscopic procedure. Keep reading to learn about this minimally invasive approach and whether it’s an option to treat your joint pain.
Jun 24th, 2020

Why Are Rotator Cuff Injuries Common?

Rotator cuff tears are quite common. In fact, these injuries plague many people, from weekend warriors and elite athletes to sedentary adults. Read on to learn what rotator cuff tears are and why so many people get them.
May 1st, 2020

Returning to Sports After Rotator Cuff Surgery

When you have a rotator cuff injury, surgical treatment can offer some of the most effective solutions to get you off the bench and back in the game. But it’s crucial to take the right steps to avoid reinjury. Read on to learn how.
Mar 16th, 2020

When That Pain Is a Bicep Tendon Injury

Did you hurt your bicep recently and notice a popping or tearing sensation? Have you had weakness in your arm or difficulty turning your hand? You could have a bicep tendon injury. Read on to learn more.
Feb 19th, 2020