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How Your Weight Affects Your Joints

Being overweight increases your risk of developing painful joint problems like osteoporosis, especially in your knees. Here’s a look at how your weight affects your joints along with some good news: Losing weight helps prevent joint problems.
Nov 1st, 2019

What’s Behind Your Shoulder Pain?

When your shoulder pain is mild, it’s tempting to keep using the joint, but failing to get treatment can lead to long-term problems. Knowing the cause of your shoulder pain and recognizing the symptoms can help you know when to seek help.
Oct 1st, 2019

Your Shoes Could Be Contributing to Your Knee Pain

With every step you take, your shoes affect the way your feet move, which determines the amount of pressure on your knees. When your shoes don’t properly support your feet, there is a good chance knee problems and pain are in your future.
Sep 1st, 2019

How to Keep a Sprained Ankle From Becoming Chronic Instability

After spraining your ankle for the first time, your risk of re-injury increases by 40-70%, leading to chronic instability. With proper rehabilitation, you can significantly lower your risk, regain optimal strength, and get back in the game.
Aug 14th, 2019

5 Factors That Could Be Contributing to Your Sciatica

It’s estimated that 40% of adults experience the sharp pain of sciatica as it radiates down their leg. If you suffer with sciatica, check out these five factors that contribute to the problem, and make simple changes to reduce your sciatica.
Jul 17th, 2019

Living with Arthritis

You can’t get around the fact that living with arthritis means facing ongoing pain, stiffness, and difficulty staying active. But you can take steps to reduce your symptoms and continue to thrive despite your arthritis.
Jun 21st, 2019

How to Avoid Putting Yourself at Risk for Carpal Tunnel

Many injuries and health problems are unavoidable, but carpal tunnel isn’t one of them. You can help prevent carpal tunnel with simple changes that take the pressure off your wrist. Here are six tips to lower your risk of carpal tunnel syndrome.
May 8th, 2019

Top 7 Most Common Symptoms and Causes of Knee Pain

Knees are the most common site of joint pain, which isn’t a surprise considering the weight they carry and the frequent, repetitive movements they endure. Knee pain seldom appears alone; however, it’s usually joined by a host of other symptoms.
Apr 24th, 2019

Tips and Tricks for Preventing Tendonitis

You have a choice: You can prevent tendonitis or risk progressively worsening symptoms and months of treatment and rehabilitation. Here’s the information you need about how tendonitis develops and the steps you can take to prevent the problem.
Mar 14th, 2019

Why Arthritis Sufferers Need to Exercise

If your joints are increasingly stiff and painful due to arthritis, exercise may be the last thing on your mind. But did you know it’s one of the best things you can do to regain pain-free movement?
Feb 1st, 2019