Orthopedic Institute Blog

Home Remedies For Joint Pain Relief That Truly Work

Posted on August 10, 2018

Joints form connections between bones to help our body parts move. They're made up of connective tissue and cartilage, and when they become injured or inflamed ... ouch! If you are experiencing serious or ongoing pain in your joints, it's important to see your doctor for a medical opinion and,...

Blood Flow Restriction Training for Physical Therapy

Posted on July 09, 2018

Most anyone who's every played with, coached or cheered for a sports team knows the drill - sports injuries happen in the blink of an eye. A torn ACL, ripped rotator cuff, strained Achilles tendon and any number of other strains, sprains and breaks can keep you sidelined for weeks and months. So...

3 Exercises To Strengthen Your Shoulders & Spine

Posted on June 28, 2018

Our arms and shoulders assist us with almost all of our daily activities, so it's easy to see why strong shoulder muscles are so important! Weak shoulders can increase your risk for injury at the gym or going about your day lifting kids, household items, grocery bags and more. Poor posture can...

Osteoporosis In Men: The "Silent Disease" Affects You, Too

Posted on May 29, 2018

Think osteoporosis only happens to women? Think again. This "silent" disease affects men, too. According to the CDC, osteoporosis affects about 1 in 20 men over age 65. Osteoporosis can weaken bones to the point that a break can occur more easily. Broken hips are especially serious, causing...

4 Everyday Tips for Fighting Off Foot & Ankle Pain

Posted on December 29, 2017

Are your "dogs" barking? You're not alone! Every day, we take thousands of steps. So it's no surprise that foot and ankle pain can occasionally be part  of our days, too - especially as we age. See your doctor for serious pain that interferes with daily life. But when it comes to occasional...

Pain Management in Seniors: What You Should Know

Posted on July 13, 2017

From chronic conditions that cause ongoing pain, such as arthritis, to post-surgical rehabilitation, pain management is key to a senior's health regimen. While there are a variety of approaches to pain management in seniors, here are a few avenues to keep in mind.

See for yourself what our team...

Senior Health: When Injuries Are Serious Enough for an Orthopedic Visit

Posted on June 08, 2017

Injuries can be difficult to evaluate if you’re not a trained professional. Especially if symptoms don’t start to act up until well after the injury occurred. So how can you tell if your injury needs to be examined by an orthopedic specialist?

Here are some signs for seniors to watch for after...

What is Aquatic Therapy?

Posted on November 18, 2016

Whether you’ve suffered an acute injury or have ongoing pain or stress from a chronic illness such as arthritis, you have options when it comes to recovery techniques.

Understanding Arthritis (And What Your Options Are)

Posted on July 07, 2016

There are nearly 40 million people in the United States affected by some form of arthritis.

Which means one very likely thing – odds are, you know someone with arthritis. You might even have it yourself. The unfortunate fact of the matter is, though, that a majority of Americans are ignorant to...