What is a Joint?

What is a Joint?

What Is A Joint? In basic terms, a joint is a place in the body where bones meet. Movement is made possible in these locations (although as we’ll see, not all joints are moveable). When doctors talk about joints that move, they’re usually referring to: The surfaces of...
When to See Your Doctor for Hip Pain

When to See Your Doctor for Hip Pain

Although we all experience aches and pains occasionally, chronic hip pain can be more than just an annoyance. Chronic hip pain presents itself in many ways, including hip stiffness and pain, groin pain, difficulty sleeping due to hip pain, and hip discomfort while...
Is It Carpal Tunnel – or Something Else?

Is It Carpal Tunnel – or Something Else?

Most people have heard of carpal tunnel syndrome and may assume that if they have wrist pain or a sore hand, that must be the underlying cause. However, that’s not necessarily the case. What exactly is carpal tunnel? The carpal tunnel is an inch-wide passageway in the...
Is Bracing Helpful for Joint Pain?

Is Bracing Helpful for Joint Pain?

When it hurts to move one of your joints, you may find yourself restricting your activity and becoming sedentary. While this provides short-term relief, avoiding normal day-to-day activities is not something you want to do for long. Not only are you not doing the...