Child Exercise: How Much Is Too Much?

October 8, 2015

You know it’s good for your kids to get regular exercise but can they get too much physical activity? Orthopedic surgeons say too much or the wrong kind of exercise can harm growing bodies. That’s because growth plates can be more easily...

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How Much Exercise is Too Much?

September 2, 2015

Starting a new exercise program often feels like a challenge, but the thrill of initial success may motivate you to train more and more. Unfortunately, some people begin to exercise too much and cause themselves injury. Jacksonville orthopedic specialists recommend...

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What Exactly Are Shin Splints?

August 28, 2015

Leg pain is a fairly common occurrence for athletes—especially long distance runners. Running puts pressure on the joints, including the hips, knees and ankles, as well as on the feet and legs. Whenever pain develops in the lower legs it...

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Supplements to Take for Healthier Bones

August 12, 2015

The American diet is a leading source of obesity and a range of other health problems, including poor bone health. A 2014 study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research found that 54 million Americans older than age...

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Best Cardio Workouts for Knee Pain Sufferers

April 27, 2015

Many people suffering from knee pain may not be exercising properly. There is an assumption that a low-impact session that will go easy on the knees won’t give a high-intensity cardio workout with discourages people from working out. This, however, is likely to cause...

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Simple Changes that Could Prevent Common Running Injuries

April 15, 2015

Anyone who runs regularly has likely experienced an injury of some degree. Experts vary in their opinions on the common causes of running injuries. Some blame runners’ form while others accuse the surfaces on which they run or their bodies. Others look...

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Common Issues for Your Wrist and Hands

February 19, 2015

Most people don’t realize just how vital their wrists and hands are to their daily lives until they suffer an injury or condition that compromises their use. You don’t have to be a concert pianist or baseball player to have...

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Why Cracking Your Own Neck is Bad!

February 11, 2015

We’ve all seen people “crack” their necks to try to relieve pain or stiffness. When you crack your neck, the action releases gas or fluid from the joints surrounding the neck. The cracking, or cavitation, usually makes you feel better...

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Why Physical Therapy Is Beneficial

January 14, 2015

Physiotherapy, which aims to restore movement and/or function after an injury, illness or disability, has numerous different benefits. While many think of physical therapists as dealing mainly with musculoskeletal problems, they can work with a wide range of conditions and highly...

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