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...
Back Pain 101: What You Should Know

Back Pain 101: What You Should Know

Does your back hurt? According to studies, back pain affects four out of five adults, and sometimes it’s so painful you’re forced to rest and limit your daily activities. In fact, medical experts estimate that nearly 80% of the population experiences back pain at some...
7 Reasons Your Shoulder Might Hurt

7 Reasons Your Shoulder Might Hurt

We tend to take our shoulders for granted—that is, until they become painful. Then basic activities like showering, getting dressed, sleeping and driving can become difficult and unpleasant. The shoulder is a complicated structure comprised of various bones, muscles,...
Minimally Invasive Treatments for Knee Pain

Minimally Invasive Treatments for Knee Pain

Knee pain affects many people, and sometimes it might bother you so much that you need to rest and limit your usual activities. Knee pain is often a result of osteoarthritis or OA – which is a degenerative condition that affects over 27 million Americans. Another...
How Weight Loss Can Help Your Osteoarthritis

How Weight Loss Can Help Your Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, or OA, affects almost 10 percent of the world’s population, and with obesity a worldwide epidemic too, there’s a lot of overlap. Of course, carrying around extra weight puts additional strain on joints that are already sore and can actually make your...
7 Knee Pain Do’s and Don’ts

7 Knee Pain Do’s and Don’ts

If your knees hurt often, it may be due to an old injury, osteoarthritis or another medical condition. However, there are steps you can take to reduce your pain. Of course, you’ll want to see a doctor to find out what’s causing the problem, but knowing which things to...