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Exercise is Good for Your Joints

By |August 20th, 2015|

Regular exercise has a number of health benefits for the whole body. Studies have shown that a well-structured exercise routine can help protect against obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis, insomnia, depression, dementia and some cancers. Despite this long list of benefits, only a relatively small proportion of the adult population manage […]

Six Considerations to Ponder Before Total Knee Replacement

By |August 20th, 2015|

Receiving a total knee replacement can make huge, positive changes in your life. Many patients are able to become more active, stop taking pain medication, and leave behind the limitations of living with an arthritic knee. If your orthopedic surgeon has offered you a knee replacement and you are considering undergoing the procedure, you need […]

Runners: Don’t Let Shin Splints Keep You from Doing What You Love. The pain of medial or interior tibial stress syndrome.

By |August 20th, 2015|

Shin splints are one of the more common, and painful problem runners experience. Runners who run long distances and run outdoors on hard pavement are most susceptible, although walkers who power walk or tackle lots of hills can develop painful shin splints too. Needless to say, shin splints can cause a great deal of discomfort […]