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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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