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How To Prevent Rotator Cuff Injuries

It’s hard to do almost anything without moving your shoulder. Getting in and out of a car, washing your hair, or picking up a child all affect your shoulder muscles and tendons. The rotator cuff is a group of four tendons and shoulder muscles that hold the upper arm in the shoulder socket. An injury, overuse, or improper shoulder mechanics can all lead to a rotator cuff injury. Let’s review how to prevent rotator cuff injuries.... View Article

Can Degenerative Disc Disease Be Reversed?

Many things in our body change as we get older. Our hair turns gray, many of us lose our close up vision, and the discs in our spine begin to degenerate. Our spinal discs act as cushions or shock absorbers between the bones in our spine. This is known as DDD. We can dye our hair and get reading glasses, but can degenerative disc disease be reversed?... View Article

Bones at the Birches

Joint Care with Dr. Sunderland: A Guide to Total Joint Replacements, Non-Surgical Care, and Quality of Life Please join board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Sunderland as he leads a discussion on hip and knee care! This lecture and discussion series will give you a guide to total joint replacements, non-surgical care, and tips on how to improve your quality of life. Join the community as we address frequently asked joint-related questions in a welcoming and laid-back atmosphere.... View Article

Reducing Your Risk Of Shoulder ReInjury

What do shoulder injuries and kidney stones have in common? First, you absolutely do not want to go through either of these medical problems ever again due to the pain, and second, once you experience either kidney stones or a shoulder injury, you are more at risk to have a recurrence. If you have previously injured your shoulder, reducing your risk of shoulder reinjury should become a priority.... View Article

Guide To Keeping Your Spine Healthy

It’s a safe bet that most Americans who worry about their health focus on their heart, lungs, and digestive system. How many of us proactively think about keeping our spine healthy? If you gave people a list of concerns, their spine would be down the list, unless they suffered with chronic back and neck pain. So before you end up going down that road, here is a guide to keeping your spine healthy.... View Article