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Protecting Your Skin from the Summer Sun
Summer time may be winding down, but there are still plenty of sunny days left for those outside activities! Please review the following tips to prevent sunburn, sun damage, and even skin cancer that can result from long exposure to the sun. Times to avoid If you can avoid it,...Read More about Protecting Your Skin from the Summer Sun
A Safe Return to Sport
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, athletes have found themselves in the place they never wish to be found…on the bench. Unfortunately, for the past few months, our athletes have only been able to dream of being on the field, court, track, or mat. Hard work in years past...Read More about A Safe Return to Sport
Need another option for some exercise as the warmer weather sets in? Water aerobics are a great low impact way to get in shape and enjoy the water. Many gyms include pools and have classes in water aerobics. Some city swimming pools also offer special hours set aside for adults...Read More about Water Aerobics
Top Football Injuries to be Aware of This Season
Football practices are just beginning. With the combination of high speeds and full contact, injuries can occur during practice and games. Below are the top 6 preventable football injuries to be aware of this season. Knees: Knee injuries in football are the most common injuries, especially to the anterior or...Read More about Top Football Injuries to be Aware of This Season
What a Difference a Few Pounds can Make!
Being in a healthy weight range is important for every system in your body, including your joints! There are two ways that being overweight can raise your risk of developing osteoarthritis – the most common joint disorder - which is due to wear and tear on a joint. The more...Read More about What a Difference a Few Pounds can Make!
Hula Hooping - For Fun AND Exercise?
You probably remember hula hooping as a kid, or maybe your grandchildren have one they play with. Well, that “toy” is becoming an activity (exercise) that people of all ages use to get in shape and stay healthy. It has some amazing benefits for your adult body and is an...Read More about Hula Hooping - For Fun AND Exercise?
It's Never Too Late To Start Exercising
Do you feel you are too out of shape or too old to start an exercise routine? It is never too late to begin to exercise. In fact, the older you get, the more benefits there are to exercising. It provides full body and mind benefits for everyone to do...Read More about It's Never Too Late To Start Exercising
Do Your Joints Forecast the Weather?
Do your joints tend to be more stiff and achy when the weather changes? Scientists have tried to explain this connection for years and are still not 100% positive of their results; however, more than 60% of osteoarthritis patients report their symptoms vary with weather conditions. Studies have found a...Read More about Do Your Joints Forecast the Weather?
Sprain or Strain? There is a difference.
People tend to use the words “sprain” and “strain” interchangeably, but they are not the same. A sprain is an injury to a ligament. Ligaments are the fibrous tissue that connects bones to bones at the joints. Ligament injuries involve stretching or tearing of this tissue. A strain is an...Read More about Sprain or Strain? There is a difference.
Osteoarthritis - Eat This, Not That
Did you know that you can help fight osteoarthritis by decreasing inflammation, improving joint flexibility, and help to ease the pain just by choosing the right foods? Some foods tend to increase inflammation and some foods help to fight it. Inflammation produces free radicals, the cell-damaging molecules that are formed...Read More about Osteoarthritis - Eat This, Not That