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arthritis treatment without surgery

How to Manage Arthritis Pain Without Surgery

Many types of arthritis can be managed effectively without surgery. Try these six at-home methods first.

How to prevent common gym injuries

Ready to Head Back to the Gym? Here’s How to Prevent Common Injuries

With COVID numbers going down and vaccination numbers rising, you may feel ready to head back to the gym. Here’s how to stay safe while getting back into your workout routine.

hiking injuries

Your Guide to Injury-Free Hiking

Before you take off on the trail, follow these precautions to protect yourself from injury.

Reduce joint inflammation

How to Reduce Joint Inflammation

Pain and swelling due to joint inflammation can often be remedied with at-home treatments and lifestyle adjustments.

is it an ankle fracture or an ankle sprain?

How to Tell the Difference Between an Ankle Fracture and an Ankle Sprain

Do you have an ankle sprain or an ankle fracture? Learn how to spot the signs for each condition.

Combat Work from Home Orthopedic Injuries

How to Combat Work from Home Orthopedic Injuries

After a year of working from home, Americans are seeing a rise in back and shoulder injuries. Here’s how to address these common orthopedic problems.

Snow, Ice, and Orthopedic Injuries

What You Need to Know About Snow, Ice, and Orthopedic Injuries

Take these three precautions to avoid orthopedic injuries this winter.

Keep Your Back Healthy While Working From Home

Keep Your Back Healthy While Working From Home

Working from home has its advantages, but it can also be harmful to your spine if you’re not supporting your back properly.

An Orthopedic Specialist's Guide to Ice vs. Heat

An Orthopedic Specialist’s Guide to Ice vs. Heat

Applying a cold or warm compress to an orthopedic injury can bring immediate pain relief. But how do you know when to use each therapy?

How to Sit and Sleep If You Have a Herniated Disc

The Best Ways to Sit and Sleep If You Have a Herniated Disc

A herniated disc can make going about your everyday life extremely painful. Here are some tips to help you get relief.

7 Exercises to Speed Up Recovery After Shoulder Surgery

After shoulder surgery, your surgeon and physical therapist will help you heal with a customized PT program, which may include these seven exercises.

orthopedic knee specialist

When Should You Visit an Orthopedic Knee Specialist?

Are you experiencing knee pain? Maybe it’s time to see an orthopedic specialist.

the Day of Your Orthopedic Surgery

What to Expect on the Day of Your Orthopedic Surgery

Here’s a guide to making sure your orthopedic procedure goes as smoothly as possible.

guide to joint pain

An Orthopedic Specialist’s Guide to Joint Pain

Learn seven simple ways to keep your joints strong and pain-free.

do you need physical therapy?

Will I Need Physical Therapy After Orthopedic Surgery?

Physical therapy after surgery offers a variety of benefits — from speeding up your recovery to improving your mobility.

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