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How Does Bursitis Affect Your Ankles?

Ankle pain could stem from any of several conditions — a sprain, a fracture, or arthritis, to name a few. But it could be bursitis. Learn about the signs that could indicate you have ankle bursitis, and find out what you can do about it.
Aug 31st, 2023

Is Arthritis Preventable?

Millions of people suffer from arthritis, and they’re desperately searching for relief. If arthritis hasn’t affected you yet, you may be wondering if you can sidestep this common and debilitating condition. Here’s what you need to know.
Jul 1st, 2023

5 Ways We Treat Elbow Pain

It’s easy to take your elbow for granted until a nagging ache or gripping pain brings all movement to a halt. Suddenly, it’s a challenge to feed yourself and tie your shoes. Don’t despair — there’s a treatment for that.
Jun 1st, 2023

At-Home Care After Your ACL Reconstruction

The way you approach your rehab after ACL reconstruction surgery makes a huge difference in your recovery rate and your knee’s post-injury capabilities. In addition to supervised rehab, here’s what you need to do at home.
May 1st, 2023

Is Surgery Required with an ACL Tear?

You hear that tell-tale popping sound, have immediate pain and swelling, and your unstable knee is out of commission — you’ve torn your ACL. Is surgery inevitable? Find out here.
Mar 2nd, 2023

4 Types of Arthritis and How They’re Treated

Achy knees, creaky elbows, and stiff hands — the hallmarks of arthritis — affect millions of Americans. If you’re one of them, here’s what you need to know about four common types of arthritis, and how you can get relief.
Feb 9th, 2023

Does Bursitis Resolve on Its Own?

Joint pain comes in several varieties, and many require medical intervention. But what about bursitis? Here’s an overview of this common joint problem and how to treat it.
Dec 1st, 2022

The Link Between Muscle Strength and Joint Health

If wear and tear on your joints can lead to osteoarthritis, does that mean you should move less to preserve your joint health? Absolutely not! Here’s how movement, muscle strength, and joint health intersect.
Oct 1st, 2022

Recovering From an Elbow Dislocation

Instinct throws your hands out in front of you when you fall, saving your head from hitting the pavement, but sending extraordinary force to your elbow joint. That’s why elbow dislocations are so common. Here’s how to recover if it happens to you.
Aug 1st, 2022

Do I have an Ankle Sprain or a Fracture?

Whether it happens in a car crash, a sporting event, or an everyday mishap, an ankle injury causes instant pain and immobility. But did you sprain it or break it? Here’s how to tell.
Jul 5th, 2022

4 Common Signs of Bursitis

Joint pain can stem from arthritis, an injury, or simply from overuse, and the symptoms of each condition are similar. So how do you know if bursitis is the culprit? Find out here.
Jun 5th, 2022

Cartilage Damage vs. Arthritis: How to Tell the Difference

Joint pain gives you no choice but to focus all your attention on stopping it. And that starts with figuring out what’s causing it. Sometimes, cartilage damage is the culprit; other times, it’s arthritis. Here’s how you can narrow it down.
May 4th, 2022

What to Do About a Dislocated Shoulder

From arthritis to rotator cuff tears, your shoulder is susceptible to a wide range of conditions and problems. One of the most painful shoulder injuries is a dislocation. Here’s what to do if it happens to you.
Apr 6th, 2022

5 Bad Habits That Could Be Worsening Your Knee Pain

Plenty of things that are out of your control can affect your knees, but have you ever stopped to consider what you may be doing to them voluntarily? Here’s a look at a few bad habits that could be messing up your knees.
Mar 3rd, 2022

The Benefits of Sports Medicine for Athletes

There’s a reason golfers lug around a bagful of clubs — each performs a specific task. Likewise, medical specialties address very specific conditions. Here’s a closer look at sports medicine and why it’s the best club in the bag for athletes.
Feb 14th, 2022

When to Seek Help for Pain in Your Hand or Wrist

Pain is your body’s warning system telling you something is wrong. Often, you can take care of the problem yourself, but sometimes, it’s best to call an expert. Here are some signs your hand or wrist pain requires professional medical care.
Jan 16th, 2022

When is Knee Surgery for an ACL Tear the Best Option?

Did you set your foot and pivot? Did you hyperextend your knee? Maybe you stopped fast and changed directions. Whatever caused your ACL injury, treatment can help you get back on your feet. Find out when surgery might be the best option.
Dec 1st, 2021