The physiological (and psychological) difference between children and adults make youngsters more susceptible sports injury. However, that does not mean nothing that can be done to prevent or minimize the risk of their occurrence. Here’s how to prevent orthopedic risks in youth sports:
When seeking care for persistent joint pains and aches as well as similar problems, patients are sometimes referred to a chiropractor by their doctor with great results. So, wouldn’t it be easier to just skip making the doctor’s appointment and go directly to your chiropractor? Not always. Let’s look at when you should visit your doctor before going to a chiropractor.
Hip and knee replacements are some of the most successful joint replacement surgeries performed in the US. They can significantly lower your joint pain allowing you to live a fuller and more active life.
Did you know arthritis is the #1 cause of disability in the United States? It can result in knobby finger joints and other degenerative skeletal changes. More than 50,000,000 adults and over 300,000 children suffer from some form of arthritis. Let’s look at some of the possible causes and risk factors for arthritis.
Inflammation is a part of your body’s response injury or disease. It helps the body fight infection and heal injuries. But chronic low-grade inflammation can be harmful to the body and worsen arthritic symptoms. The word ‘arthritis’ is derived from Greek term for ‘joint inflammation.’ Although there isn’t any diet cure for arthritis, what you eat can make a big difference in your symptoms. Begin the New Year with these healthy food habits that help you beat inflammation:
Musculoskeletal pain can be a very disabling health condition. Often, pain medication or other types of conservative treatments only provide temporary relief. Regenerative medicine offers hope to many individuals who would rather not undergo surgery to correct a musculoskeletal problem that is the source of their pain.
Outpatient knee replacement surgery makes it possible for patients to have their worn out and painful knee joint replaced by prosthetic implants without having to be admitted as an inpatient to a hospital. It is quite probable that more than half of all joint replacements will be performed in the outpatient setting within the next 10 years.
More than 53,000 shoulder replacements are performed in the US every year. Although not as common as knee or hip replacement, shoulder replacement surgery has become increasingly popular due to advances in implant material and design as well as minimally invasive surgical techniques that offer improved quality of life for people with significantly damaged shoulders.