Orthopedics

Can Exercise Prevent Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is the degeneration of joint cartilage and bone that lies underneath it. It's most commonly diagnosed in … [Read More]

Shin Splints – What Are They and How Can You Get Rid of Them?

Have you ever been playing tennis or basketball and felt a pain down the front of your shin, from your ankle to you kneecap? … [Read More]

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What Are Some Common Causes of Knee Pain?

Knee pain isn't just a common complaint for athletes and elderly people; it is one of the most common joint pain complaints … [Read More]

Compression Socks for Sports: When, Why, How

Knee-high compression socks and compression calf sleeves are gaining popularity among marathoners, trail runners, weight … [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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