The 5 Best Ways to Strengthen Your Bones

With age comes the inevitability of thinning bones. And when your bones lose their density, it increases your risk for injury and osteoporosis. Fortunately, there are ways to combat the thinning of your bones. Bone up on bone health with these five easy tips. Think Calcium – Likely not a surprise, calcium-rich foods are an […]

6 Reasons Why Physical Therapy Is Important

Physical therapy is crucial for treating chronic conditions and injuries with specific exercises aimed at helping your body repair itself. Read on to learn more about the ways physical therapy can help you return to your prior level of functioning. Improvement in Mobility Working with your physical therapist on stretching and strengthening exercises can significantly […]

When Is It Osteoporosis?

When the bones in your lose density and become fragile it is defined as osteoporosis, a disease that is most common in women during and after menopause. That’s because your calcium and protein levels break down significantly, resulting in loss of bone mass and strength. So what are the telltale signs of osteoporosis? Read on […]

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2016
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Super Foods to Boost Bone Health

What you eat directly affects your bones. Foods rich in calcium and vitamin D are best for overall bone health. But which foods should you eat to help promote healthy bones? To follow are some of the best foods you can eat to help boost your bone health: Dairy It should come as no surprise […]

  • Posted on: Feb 15 2016
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Is It an Ankle Sprain or Fracture?

One of the most common injuries is an ankle sprain. When you sprain your ankle, the ligaments that support it stretch or tear, making the ankle unstable and painful. Some people aren’t sure when (or if) their physical activity has caused an ankle sprain or something more serious. Here’s how to tell: Think about the […]

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2016
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Recovering Safely From Shoulder Replacement Surgery

Shoulder problems can happen to anyone, whether or not you’re an athlete. Simple activities that require repetitive motion can bring on inflammation and make shoulder movement very painful. Shoulder replacement surgery can help minimize shoulder pain and bring back your range of motion, allowing you to return to your day-to-day activities. To ensure the safest […]

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2015
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Recovering from Hip Replacement Surgery

Surgery to replace a damaged and painful hip joint is only the first step in treating your hip. The success of your procedure depends largely on your recovery—starting with the days and weeks after surgery and how well you take care of yourself and allow your hip to heal. Here are some tips to help […]

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2015
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Shin Splints — the Gift That Keeps on Giving, Every Stride

If you exercise regularly, especially if you’re a runner or haven’t been doing much exercise for awhile, you’ve had shin splints. They seem like such a minor condition, but they can be pretty painful, and they’ll force you to curtail your exercise regimen a.s.a.p. Plus, getting them to go away can take months. What gives? […]

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2015
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What Causes Heat Exhaustion?

The human body is amazing in its own way. Under the right conditions, it can help you perform spectacular feats and lets you live gloriously. Unfortunately, if you find yourself facing heat exhaustion – you risk losing the ability to function normally and in extreme conditions, it could be lethal. The internal temperature of your […]

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2015
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5 Ways to Prevent Sports Injuries

There are many of us who love to indulge in one form of sports or another. While for some of us it may be a passion to excel, for others it may be a career or simply a lot of fun. However, getting injured while playing is a very common. Here are 5 steps that […]