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Pets - They Are Good For Your Health
Pets - They Are Good For Your Health! Did you know there are many health benefits of owning a pet? Most households in the United States have at least one pet. Check out this list of benefits from the Centers of Disease Control – and if you don’t have a...Read More about Pets - They Are Good For Your Health
Overdone your New Year's Resolution?
Overdone your New Year’s Resolution? Was your New Year’s Resolution this year to get fit and in shape? Good for you! Almost half of all resolutions fall into this category. We are now almost a month into the New Year. If you have kept up with your commitment, you have...Read More about Overdone your New Year's Resolution?
Tips to Prevent Falls in the Winter
Tips to Prevent Falls in the Winter Months Winter has arrived, and with the snow and ice comes a greater risk for falls. Here are some great tips to help prevent falls during these snowy days of winter: 1. Wear shoes/boots with good traction and/or invest in some of the...Read More about Tips to Prevent Falls in the Winter
Your doctor has recommended an arthroscopy. Your neighbor just had a “scope” on his knee. Just what is an arthroscopy and what is the difference between that and open surgery. Arthroscopy is a surgery orthopedic surgeons use to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint. The word arthroscopy comes...Read More about Arthroscopy
Milk - It Does the Whole Body Good
Milk – It Does the Whole Body Good We have all seen the national ad “Milk – It Does a Body Good”. The slogan is absolutely true! There are so many nutritional benefits of drinking milk. There are many nutrients that support good bone and muscle health. Here are 9...Read More about Milk - It Does the Whole Body Good
New Year, New Goals!
"Sitting Disease" Another Cold Weather Hazard
“Sitting Disease” Another Cold Weather Hazard! Do you have “sitting disease”? Do you realize how many hours in a day you are spending in a sedentary position, i.e. at the office, driving, eating, watching TV, on your phone, etc., etc. They say the actual amount of time you spend on...Read More about "Sitting Disease" Another Cold Weather Hazard
Exercise Away the Cold and Flu Season
Exercise Away the Cold and Flu Season The cooler, dryer weather season is fast approaching as well as the cold and flu season. Researchers have found that as little as 20 minutes of exercise can have anti-inflammatory effects that boost your immune system. Some theories why exercise helps your immune...Read More about Exercise Away the Cold and Flu Season
Bone Fracture Basics
Bone Fracture Basics The average person will experience 2 fractures in their lifetime. A fracture is the medical term for a broken bone. They occur when the physical force exerted on the bone is stronger than the bone itself. Fractures are usually described by the location, how the bones are...Read More about Bone Fracture Basics
Osteomyelitis Osteo (bone), myelo (marrow), - itis (inflammation) Osteomyelitis is an infection and inflammation of the bone or the bone marrow. It can happen if a bacterial or fungal infection enters the bone tissue from the bloodstream due to injury or surgery. In most cases, a bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus,...Read More about Osteomyelitis