July 2014 - Orthopaedics Plus
New Hope for People Living With Osteoarthritis
An estimated 27 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis, a degenerative disease that destroys cartilage and underlying bone in knees, hips, fingers, and spine. Those living with the condition endure daily pain and stiffness.
7 Ways to Reduce Back Pain During Summer Road Trips
Midway through summer, throngs of families are hitting the road to create their own versions of the National Lampoon classic “Vacation.”
Timing Knee and Hip Replacements
Walking has long been one of Janet Golden’s passions, but her knees were so shot by her mid-50s that the fifth-grade teacher was limping everywhere.
Massage Therapy and the Injured Athlete
Massage therapy can be a helpful tool for athletes who would like to push themselves to the next performance level and enhance their recovery phase while helping to prevent future injuries before they occur.