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Tips for Bone Health

Tips for Bone Health

Bone Health Awareness Week starts next week. Many of our patients come in with aching bone and joint problems. As with most conditions, prevention is key. Below, are some tips for healthier bones. Getting enough calcium in your diet is an important step for bone health. The National Institutes of Health recommends getting 1,000 mg
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Preventing Repetitive Strain Injuries at Your Desk

Preventing Repetitive Strain Injuries at Your Desk

Most of us have jobs that require typing on a computer for at least some of the day. One danger that arises with typing for long periods of time is developing repetitive strain injury (RSI). RSI comes about when repetitive activities wear down the tendons, ligaments, or muscles of our hands. Typing is just one
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Regenerative Injections Stimulate Greater Ligament Healing

Regenerative Injections Stimulate Greater Ligament Healing

The condition of ligaments often goes overlooked in injury healing and joint problems. Ligaments are tough bands of fibrous connective tissue that connect bones. Because they have limited blood supply, they typically do not heal with the same efficiency as muscles, and often do not heal fully on their own. Exercise therapy may better strengthen
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Negative Side Effects of Poor Posture

Negative Side Effects of Poor Posture

We’re taught at a young age that good posture is important, but just how important is it. Scientists and researchers have been investigating that question for years. A growing body of scientific evidence shows multiple problems caused by bad posture. The human spine has a certain natural curve to its shape. Poor posture can change
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