For many, running is more than an exercise. It’s a way to relax, blow off steam, and meditate. But unfortunately, if you run often enough, you’ll likely experience an injury. So, let’s examine some of the most common running injuries and how they happen so you can avoid them as much as possible.
Doctors have previously reserved hip replacement surgeries for patients over age 65. However, more people in their 40s and 50s are opting for these procedures to deal with issues like arthritis, infection, childhood deformities, and injuries. Let’s examine the reasons why and see if the surgery is right for you.
A tear in any cartilage may cause pain and limit mobility. But tearing cartilage in your shoulder potentially limits the ability to use your arm as well as any participation in throwing sports or other overhead activities. One type of this injury is called a SLAP tear, and it makes up 4% to 8% of shoulder injuries.
Back pain is an extremely common ailment. It’s so common that people have developed misconceptions about its causes and treatment. Unfortunately, a back pain myth will never ease pain, and it can potentially make a condition worse. So, let’s discuss a few old wives’ tales you should ignore.
You’re probably experiencing carpal tunnel syndrome if you feel tingling, numbness, weakness, or pain in one or both of your hands. Don’t panic. It’s a common condition. Treatments include wrist splinting, medication, and occupational therapy for mild cases. However, more severe cases require carpal tunnel surgery. Here’s what you need to know about the procedure.
Ever wondered about the difference is between a partial and total knee replacement? Read on to learn more about both and what to expect.
Most people know that smoking can complicate surgery by slowing the healing process, but very few truly understand the science behind why smoking, or more accurately ALL nicotine products, are so damaging to surgical outcomes.
You reap benefits from walking, but that’s difficult to do if you don’t have the right walking shoes. Find the perfect pair with these tips.
Health insurance plans vary but they all have one thing in common—a health insurance card. Here’s how to read yours.
Knee replacement surgery is a routine procedure that relieves chronic joint pain. In fact, it’s so common that hundreds of thousands of patients opt for it each year. But even though this surgery has become a standard medical treatment, a full recovery from it still requires time and effort. So, if you ever undergo a knee replacement, follow these steps to get back on your feet as quickly as possible.