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Osteoporosis In Men: Why Guys Should Care About Bone Health

Did you know men are at risk for developing osteoporosis before the age of 70? Long-term lifestyle habits, medications, and medical conditions place younger men at a higher…

Golfer’s Elbow: Stay Safe & Swing Easy

It’s a beautiful day to be on the greens. You’ve teed up your first ball and decide to take a practice swing. As you grip the club, you…

The Important Role of Orthopedic Nurses

It’s National Orthopedic Nurses Week and therefore, the perfect time to shine the spotlight on the caring individuals who have devoted their careers to this noble profession. Orthopedic…

9 Baseball Safety Tips for Spring Training

The snow has melted, the days are getting longer, and the faraway, faint smell of ballpark franks is in the air. It’s time for baseball. Allison Hocking, athletic…

Dealing With Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Did your New Year’s Resolutions include running, but not pain? Unfortunately, running can come with patellofemoral pain, commonly known as runner’s knee. This condition can worsen by overtraining,…

What You Should Know About Patellar Tendon Tears

It’s been a long game. Tennis shoes squeak on the glossy floor as your teammate passes you the ball. You pivot to the hoop and take that 2-point…

How to Prevent Cold Weather Joint Pain in Hands and Wrists

As the weather gets cooler, many people are affected by joint pain in the hands and wrists due to arthritis or injury. Bodily extremities are prone to “shutting…

An Interview with Steve Suokko: A Successful Knee Surgery Recovery

After almost a decade with knee pain, Steve Suokko wanted to get back to his active lifestyle of hiking, playing sports, and spending time outdoors with his two…

How To Care For A Broken Hand

Playing with our kids, catching a football, or just waving hello: we use our hands a lot more often than we realize. As such, hand injuries are a…