Preventing Arthritis In Teens

It’s Never Too Early To Start – And It All Begins With Backpacks! It’s safe to say that summer is finally in full-swing, and in just a handful of weeks, we’ll begin to see the exciting advertisements and TV commercials that promote “back to school” sales and promotions for a number of this school year’s…

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Building Good Bones

All It Takes Is Some Tips, Some Tricks, And Some Dedication To Health Every last one of us wants good bones, right? As a child, we’re constantly reinforced with the idea that healthy bones equal a healthy life. We’re told to drink our milk, receive our daily dose of calcium, and load up on fruits…

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The Telltale Signs That You May Have Hip Arthritis

What To Look For If You Think You May Have Arthritis! Now, when it comes to arthritis, and more particularly, hip arthritis, you’re certainly not alone. So many people from all around the world suffer from this inflammatory condition that could inflict tremendous pain on an individual, limit their mobility, and even affect their quality…

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Do You Have Hip/Knee Arthritis?

Here Are Five Alternative Treatments That Don’t Require Surgery! It’s no secret that hip and knee injuries continue to plague individuals anywhere from their teens to their senior years. As high-impact joints that experience frequent trauma from sports and physical activity to simply the effects of daily life, orthopedics are constantly searching for alternative treatments…

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Concussions: Less than 1 of 7 are ever reported. What this means for you and your athletes.

With the public’s growing awareness around concussions, there is more of a push than ever to educate players, coaches and parents about the way we treat concussions. This is a positive change and will help further protect our athletes from more injury. However, there is still plenty of work to be done. Concussions are grossly…

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Aerobic vs Anaerobic… What is the difference? And how does it affect my training?

Regardless if you are training for a marathon or just working out at the gym it is important to diversify your routine. Different levels of intensity are important in resistance training and your cardio routine. When it comes to your training it is good to diversity your anaerobic and aerobic exercise. Today we look at…

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The OA Walk for Arthritis at Washington Park Was a Success!

The Orthopedic Associates team participated in the Walk for Arthritis at Washington Park this past weekend. Dr. Ryan J. Caufield and the OA team had a blast despite the chilly weather. “Arthritis is tough, but we are even tougher – especially when we all come together for the largest arthritis gathering in the world!” What a…

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Tips for Healthy Feet

Our feet and toes are the foundation for our bodies. When they bother us or are unhealthy they can affect our whole lives. Unhealthy feet can affect our lower back, our hips and our knees. It is important to keep your feet healthy. Here are some tips to keep your feet, and therefore your body…

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Ouch! My Snapping Hip! Snapping Hip Syndrome

Have you experienced pain in your hip area? It could be snapping hip syndrome… Snapping hip syndrome is not really a diagnosis, but is considered a symptom. The snapping sensation within the hip area is caused by an underlying problem, and to find the right treatment, the diagnosis has to be identified. Many people with…

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Tennis and Golf Elbow! Symptoms and Treatments

Summertime is almost here and with that brings dreams of the PGA Championship and the US Open! With so many athletes living in the city there are many people that suffer from injuries that are related to the sports including elbow problems! The anatomical structures involved in tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow are very similar…

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