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Common Spring Injuries: Causes & Prevention

Article featured on Atlanta Spine Institute Common Spring Injuries: Causes & Prevention The winter is finally behind us. Spring means warmer weather, chirping birds, and unfortunately, injuries. Although we encourage being active in the spring, it’s important to be mindful of common spring injuries and make an effort to prevent them. So what are the […]

When Is the Right Time for Joint Replacement?

Article featured on Summit Orthopedics Hip or knee arthritis is a long-term, chronic condition that tends to get worse over time. While there are many things you can do to protect your arthritic joint and ways to make getting through a flare-up easier, the broken-down cartilage in the joint will provide less protection, making the […]

9 Best Exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Article featured on MedicalNewsToday For people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), exercise can be hugely beneficial for relieving pain and joint stiffness. People with RA who exercise may find that they have less pain than those who do not. Exercise can reduce painful symptoms, improve joint function and flexibility, increase range of motion, and boost mood. It is […]

Symptoms & Solutions: Rotator Cuff Tears

Rotator cuff tears are intensely painful injuries to the rotator cuff area, which is a group of muscles in the shoulder that allows you to make a wide range of movements. While a minor rotator cuff tear can be treated in various ways, a severely torn rotator cuff often requires surgery for a full recovery.

Ankle Sprain Rehab Exercises to Get You Back on Your Feet

Article featured on verywellfit One of the most common sports injuries, an ankle sprain occurs when the ligaments surrounding the ankle joint are stretched or torn as the ankle joint and foot is turned, twisted, or forced beyond its normal range of motion. If you suspect an ankle sprain, there are things you can do immediately after […]

5 Causes of Thumb Pain

The thumb is involved in about 50% of all hand functions. When the thumb is painful or injured, it becomes very difficult to use the hand. Here are 5 common causes.