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A Parent’s Guide to Concussion

Believe it or not, but we’re almost half-way to the Super Bowl. The topic of concussion prevention has never before been in such a big public spotlight. But…

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…

Why Athletes Are Using IV Therapy to Aid Performance & Recovery

Written for MOSH by Dr. Alia Fox, Founder and Medical Director for H2O. While training, athletes are constantly pushing themselves to the limit to reach new milestones and…

Osteoporosis and Physical Therapy

Osteoporosis is a disease where the bone density is decreased making the bones in the individual brittle and weak. When you have osteoporosis, your bones can break easily.…

Lower Back Pain? It Could Be Your SI Joint

Your lower back is screaming with pain. You’re past the point of ignoring it. Did you realize the problem could be caused by a joint that—strangely enough—barely moves?…

How Does Psychology Affect Sports Performance?

Whether you’re ready to dominate on the tennis court or preparing for tomorrow’s big presentation at work, optimal health and peak performance go hand in hand. This is…

Healing Hands: The Benefits of Manual Therapy

Healthcare can be hands-on, in the most literal of ways. When it comes to rehabilitation, manual therapy, which is treatment applied by the hands of a physician, can…

It’s Not Sci-fi: 3D Printing Human Cartilage

Without cartilage, our joints won’t work. It is the connective tissue found between bones, in our airways, at the tips of our ribs, between vertebrae and in our…

It's Not Just for Hips & Knees: Cervical Disc Replacement

Orthopedic surgeons have been replacing hips and knees with artificial joints for several decades. More recently, artificial disc replacements became available for the cervical spine. Just as hip…