5 Exercises to Help Relieve Knee Pain

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5 Exercises to Help Relieve Knee Pain

Knee strengthening exercises are important to build surrounding muscles like quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes and calves to improve knee joint stability and support. See a physician for recommendations on knee exercises specific to your condition, and if you find that a particular exercise hurts, stop and try another. 1. Squats Squats strengthen your quadriceps, glutes and …

Signs & Symptoms of Shoulder Arthritis

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Signs & Symptoms of Shoulder Arthritis

The shoulder joint has more movement than any other joint in the body. Shoulder arthritis can make these frequent movements more painful. The two main types of shoulder arthritis are: Osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease) Rheumatoid arthritis (inflammatory) Osteoarthritis (OA) is typically seen in people over 50 and is due to the wear and tear on …

Why Are Your Joints Stiff?

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Stiffness can affect any joint in your body, including your fingers, hands, wrists, knees, and elbows. While experiencing joint stiffness, you may find it more difficult than usual to walk, stand, type, or perform other regular daily tasks. If your symptoms are ongoing, you should seek treatment. Joint stiffness can occur when range of motion …

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

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Instead of the significant open incisions involved in traditional spinal surgeries, minimally invasive spine surgery uses a specialized tool called a tubular retractor in order to reach the precise area to be treated—this is a hollow tube that’s inserted through a small incision. It allows the surgeon to visualize and access the targeted area while …

What is Sports Medicine?

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 Orthopedic sports medicine isn’t just for athletes or people who play sports on the weekend. In fact, anyone can visit an orthopedist for any muscle or ligament issues that occur. Sports medicine relies on rehabilitation methods to help get the patient back on their feet in the shortest amount of time possible. Who Needs Orthopedic …

Seated Workouts for All Abilities

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We all deserve access to joyful movement to have fun, feel good, and lead active lives. Whether you’re a wheelchair user, injured, have limited mobility, are pregnant, or simply want to try a seated workout, these exercise platforms will help you embrace your body and get moving! Joyn Joyn is a digital platform providing movement …

Common Tennis Injuries and How to Prevent Them

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Injuries from tennis often occur because players exert a tremendous amount of force in highly concentrated areas of the body such as elbows, shoulders and ankles. Fortunately, with the right technique, you can prevent common tennis injuries. Tennis Elbow Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a common tennis injury characterized by inflammation of the tendons …

Runners: Beat the Summer Heat

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Summer running season is here! That means longer daylight hours, warmer temperatures and fewer layers. If you’re training for a marathon or just running to stay active, managing the sun and heat should be part of your routine. Maintain a safe body temperature Give your body at least a couple of weeks to get used …

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore a Sprain

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Most people expect to have some pain or discomfort when they play sports or exercise. However, there’s a big difference between having sore muscles after a workout and injuries like sprains. Our team at ProOrtho has advanced training in diagnosing and treating minor to complex musculoskeletal conditions, including sprains. Here’s why you shouldn’t ignore this …

Three Simple Yoga Poses for Healthy Hips

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Do you suffer from a tight lower back or muscle stiffness and pain? This pain could be the result of tight hips. Keeping your hips strong and healthy is essential for sitting, standing, walking, and most physical activities. The hip joint is your body’s largest ball-and-socket joint, and it is crucial to have healthy hips …

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  • 5 Exercises to Help Relieve Knee Pain

    5 Exercises to Help Relieve Knee Pain

    Knee strengthening exercises are important to build surrounding muscles like quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes and calves to improve knee joint stability and support. See a physician for recommendations on knee exercises specific to your condition, and if you find that a particular exercise hurts, stop and try another. 1. Squats Squats strengthen your quadriceps, glutes and …

  • Signs & Symptoms of Shoulder Arthritis

    Signs & Symptoms of Shoulder Arthritis

    The shoulder joint has more movement than any other joint in the body. Shoulder arthritis can make these frequent movements more painful. The two main types of shoulder arthritis are: Osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease) Rheumatoid arthritis (inflammatory) Osteoarthritis (OA) is typically seen in people over 50 and is due to the wear and tear on …

  • Why Are Your Joints Stiff?

    Stiffness can affect any joint in your body, including your fingers, hands, wrists, knees, and elbows. While experiencing joint stiffness, you may find it more difficult than usual to walk, stand, type, or perform other regular daily tasks. If your symptoms are ongoing, you should seek treatment. Joint stiffness can occur when range of motion …

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