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Achilles Tendon Pain/Tears: Prevention & Treatment

The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in our body, and it connects our calf muscle to our heel bone. It gives our legs the strength to walk, run, and jump, but if it stretches too far, you can expect an injury. Let’s find out more about achilles tendon pain/tears, along with prevention and treatment....

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....

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....

7 Ways to Strengthen Your Knees And Avoid Injury

Athletes and non-athletes alike need to protect their knees from falls, twists, or trauma. Anyone from a young athlete to a middle aged person or senior can benefit from strengthening their knees. Here are 7 ways to strengthen your knees and avoid injury....

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....

Common Shoulder Injuries In Football You Should Be Aware Of

We love our football whether it’s pee wee, high school, college, or professional. We love to watch it, and youngsters and adults like to play it. Unfortunately, no amount of padding and equipment can prevent injuries from occurring, especially to the shoulder. Here are some common shoulder injuries in football you should be aware of....

Shoulder Replacement For Arthritis: What You Need To Know

Almost every movement can involve your shoulder, so when something is wrong like arthritis, it can impact your daily activities. If you have tried all the medications, exercises, physical therapy, and other non-surgical treatments, and nothing has reduced your pain, it’s time to talk about shoulder replacement for arthritis....

Treatment For Shoulder Injuries Due To Overhead Sports

Professional baseball players are back on the diamond, tennis players are competing on the courts, swimmers jump in the pool, and let’s not forget all the weekend warriors who will be giving it their all. No matter your level of expertise, those who participate in overhead sports are likely to suffer a shoulder injury of some type. Get to know the signs and treatment for shoulder injuries due to overhead sports....