Tips for Exercising in Cold Weather

February 3, 2016

When it’s cold outside, exercising outdoors may seem like a last-resort choice. With the proper equipment and attitude, however, outdoor exercise in the wintertime can be a fun option. One of the best parts about exercising in the cold is...

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Common Orthopedic Conditions in Children

December 9, 2015

When you think of orthopedic issues, most think of concerns that develop with age—such as arthritis from osteoporosis, or overuse injuries that leave you with back, hip, shoulder or knee pain. But not all orthopedic injuries develop later in life....

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Crossfit: Safe or Not?

October 29, 2015

There’s a lot to like about CrossFit. It packs a big-time workout into a short timespan, and it uses interval training along with weights. That means CrossFitters get fit while building muscle. It’s super popular these days – thousands upon...

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Partial Joint Replacement

October 22, 2015

Millions of Americans suffer from joint pain, with 40 percent saying that it is “very difficult” or they are “unable” to perform common activities like stooping, bending, kneeling or walking a brief distance, according to the Centers for Disease Control...

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Should You Get a Bone Density Scan?

October 15, 2015

Bone density scans determine how strong your bones are and if you’re at risk for osteoporosis, a condition that makes your bones weak and more likely to break. Bone density scans, also called bone mineral density (BMD), are noninvasive and...

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