The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. It helps you walk, run, and jump. But when the tendon gets stretched too far, it can rupture, resulting in a complete or partial tear. This is usually due to a sudden and strong force on the...Read More
A hammertoe is a deformity of the second, third, or fourth toe. This condition causes a bend in the toe’s middle joint, which makes the toe resemble a hammer—hence the name.
Hammertoes can be caused by a muscle imbalance as...Read More
Using a walking aid, such as crutches, is an important part of your recovery because it allows your leg to heal properly. Learning how to balance with your walking aid is one of the most crucial steps in using it effectively.
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Bone, joint, and muscle specialists devote their practices to helping patients who experience joint problems. They have a comprehensive understanding of how your joints work and what causes joint pain, and they can provide a precise diagnosis as...Read More
Maintaining a healthy weight and activity level keeps your muscles strong and can delay joint replacement. But how do you help your arthritis when it hurts to work out?
Our experts say that focusing on low-impact exercise options can help...Read More
The knee is a common place for osteoarthritis or the loss of cartilage in the joint. One option to correct this is a total knee replacement, which is an extensive, open procedure with an extended recovery time. If the osteoarthritis only affects...Read More
From roof repair and landscaping to the perfect do-it-yourself home décor, during COVID-19 many more are finding it fun and rewarding to complete projects at home, but DIY also comes with some safety...Read More
Due to the wear-and-tear effects of aging, our spines can change over the years. One of these changes that can occur is the narrowing of the spinal canal, which is a condition referred to as spinal stenosis. This results in pressure on the spinal...Read More
Sciatica is the result of a protruding or herniated disc in your spine. The out-of-place disc puts pressure on the nerves in your lower spine, resulting in mild to severe pain in the lower extremity.
Typically, sciatica occurs in...Read More
An estimated 86 percent of American workers sit all day while working. During this time with the spread of the coronavirus, you may find yourself sitting even more while working from home. Sitting for long periods of time can cause negative...Read More