Orthopedics

Shocked? Should You Ask for a Second Opinion?

You might have been told that you need joint surgery, but if you are concerned that your surgeon jumped to surgery as the … [Read More]

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ACL Tears: Information and Prevention

One of the more well-known knee injuries among athletes is an ACL tear. In fact, because it is such a common injury, if you … [Read More]

Warning Signs of Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles tendonitis is a chronic injury that, just like shin splints, typically occurs from overuse. Many times it comes on … [Read More]

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Four Ways to Help Prevent Shin Splints

  Shin splints are common in runners and athletes who play sports where explosive movements and quick directional … [Read More]

Healthy Bones & Joints

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Melrose, Medford & Community

5 Joint-Healthy Tips for Families

There is plenty of research that supports the negative effects of anger and stress on the body, but did you know there are … [Read More]

Sports Injury First Aid Mistakes: What NOT to Do

If you’ve been playing sports for long, whether you are a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, chances are good … [Read More]

Is Magnesium Good for Kids?

New research indicates that magnesium may be as important for bone health in children as it is for adults. Research presented … [Read More]

Kid-Friendly Snacks for Super-Strong Bones

Parents know what studies show: when kids are well-nourished they perform better in school and are better equipped to grow up … [Read More]

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