May is recognized as National Arthritis Awareness Month, and it's important to be aware of the different types of arthritis and how they are treated. Arthritis is a general term for conditions that affect the joints, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and psoriatic arthritis.
Fortunately, the majority of lawn mower injuries can be prevented by implementing some basic rules and guidelines. The first and foremost of these is education – anyone who is around a mower or using a mower needs to be aware of the inherent dangers that come with the machine.
What do doctors turn to when x-rays leave some diagnostic questions unanswered? Arthroscopy. Arthroscopy is the procedure of diagnosing and treating damaged joints. In this procedure, the doctor will make a small incision and then will insert a tube with a fiber-optic video camera into it. As the tube is placed, the camera will provide a high-definition image of the inside of your joint. The benefit of arthroscopy is that your doctor can see inside your joint without having to make a large incision.
More than 54 million people in the United States have arthritis. It’s the leading cause of pain and disability as joints begin to ache, swell, and become stiff. As you search the internet for tips to reduce your arthritis symptoms, you’ll find a lot of advice on exercises, medications, and stress relief. If you don’t know where to start, here are the do’s and don’ts of dealing with arthritis.
With snow and ice, comes slips and falls. Unfortunately, slipping on ice can lead to many injuries and visits to the doctor. So, before you head outside this winter, it’s important to take some precautionary measures to ensure your safety. In this blog, we’ll talk about how to prevent slipping and falling on ice and what to do if you do.
Tryouts are scheduled, State Games are played, and tournament championships and State Cups are vied for. While many of those events aren’t happening in typical fashion this year, soccer injuries are still a real concern for many players (and their parents). Luckily, there are steps you can take to prevent them. As the fall club season heats up for both boys and girls, it’s important to know what to be on the lookout for – especially since so many of these athletes have been sidelined for so long. Below is a shortlist of the most common injuries that can happen while playing the sport, and how to prevent them.
In track and field, there is a wide range of sports that can challenge your body. From throwing, to running, to jumping, you probably put lots of strain on your body as a track and field athlete. This means that certain kinds of injuries might be more common for you, especially joint injuries. The most common track and field injuries are plantar fasciitis, muscle strains, and Achilles tendinitis.