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Is Back Pain Normal As You Age? Oct 1st, 2019

Minor aches and pains are a part of life no matter how old you are. But it seems that they get worse and more frequent with each passing birthday. It’s not your imagination — age is definitely a factor.  The natural wear and tear that happens over time is bound...

How to Avoid Carpal Tunnel in an Office Job Sep 3rd, 2019

Working an office job can mean your afternoons are a blur of waiting for the final hours to tick by, so you can get off the clock. Working an office job also means you are more likely than the general population to experience a condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome....

When is an Epidural Steroid Injection the Right Choice for Your Back Pain? Aug 2nd, 2019

Millions of Americans experience chronic back pain. Chronic back pain can make performing simple tasks difficult and make it hard to enjoy life. Corticosteroid injections are sometimes part of plans to manage chronic back pain. However, these injections aren’t appropriate for everyone. As with any medication, the benefits and side...

Returning to Sports After a Meniscus Tear Jul 25th, 2019

Whether you play sports competitively or recreationally, every time you suit up to play, you’re at risk for various injuries, including a meniscal tear. You can definitely recover from it, and even have a good chance of returning to the court or field, but only if you take proper precautions...

What Can I Do About My Bunions? Jun 20th, 2019

You may not have any pain from your bunion when it first forms, but you’re reminded it’s there every time you consider going barefoot or wearing sandals in public. If it hurts, your big toe may feel painful or swollen or you may develop irritated skin over the protrusion.  ...

Am I Too Young for a Hip Replacement? Jun 20th, 2019

The elderly once held a monopoly in the hip replacement game, but that no longer holds true. Severe osteoarthritis accounts for most hip replacements, and it doesn’t discriminate on the basis of age. Injury and overuse are the other two primary conditions that lead to hip replacement. Osteoarthritis, injury, or...

Why PRP Therapy is a Boon for Babyboomers With Aging Joints May 21st, 2019

When you live a healthy lifestyle, and partially thanks to heredity, all the parts of your body work together seamlessly to serve you well over the course of your lifetime. Your joints provide you with a wide range of motion and mobility so you can play sports, dance, or simply...