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What to Do About Osteoarthritis Pain

If you suffer from osteoarthritis, some days, it can seem like the pain and stiffness will never go away. The good news: There are medical treatments and self-care options that can help. Here, we review a few that could help.

Sep 1st, 2021
Homecare for a Sports Injury and When to See a Doctor

Sports injuries are common — but that doesn’t mean they don’t need a doctor’s care. Here’s how to tell when it’s OK to use self-care and when it makes more sense to schedule an office visit right away.

Aug 11th, 2021
Will I Need to Change My Lifestyle After Hip Surgery?

Hip surgery plays an important part in relieving chronic pain and helping men and women get back to the activities they love. If you’re worried about what to expect after your surgery, this post can help calm those concerns.

Jul 1st, 2021
Strength Beats Stretch

Stretching may feel great — but research shows too much stretching may be a cause of pain and symptoms in the hip. Strength training offers a solution. Here’s what the research shows.

Jun 21st, 2021
How to Prevent a Hamstring Injury

Hamstring injuries are common among athletes, and they can affect non-athletes, too. Here’s what you can do to help prevent this common injury so that you can stay active and healthy.

May 1st, 2021
Is Your Lifestyle Worsening Your Arthritis?

Regular medical care plays an important role in managing arthritis’ painful symptoms, but there are lots of things you can do to reduce your symptoms, too. Here’s how your lifestyle habits could be making your symptoms a lot worse.

Apr 1st, 2021
5 Signs of a Labral Tear

Hip labral tears can cause a lot of long-term problems if not treated promptly. Knowing what signs to look for is the first step in making sure you get the care you need as soon as possible. Here are five symptoms you should be aware of.

Mar 1st, 2021
How to Keep Your Knees Healthy Long-term

Knee pain becomes a lot more common as we get older, but that doesn’t mean it’s a “normal” part of aging. With a little planning and TLC, you can prevent knee pain symptoms and enjoy healthy, functioning knees no matter what your age. Here’s how.

Feb 1st, 2021
Tips for Athletes Living With Hip Impingement

Hip impingement is a common cause of hip pain, and if you’re an athlete, it can interfere with the activities you love. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to relieve your symptoms. Here are six options to consider.

Dec 1st, 2020
Here's How You Can Avoid Tearing Your Hamstring Again

Hamstring tears can happen to anyone, and unfortunately, having one tear means you may be more likely to have another one. Here’s how you can reduce your risks of future hamstring tears, so you can continue to enjoy your active lifestyle.

Nov 1st, 2020
Who's Most at Risk For Hip Pain?

Hip pain can affect anyone of any age, but some people may be more prone to painful symptoms than others. Here’s how to tell if hip pain might be in your future — and if you have symptoms, what to do to prevent them from getting worse.

Oct 7th, 2020
PRP Therapy for Tendon Injuries

Tendon injuries are surprisingly common, even among non-athletes. PRP therapy has emerged as a safe, effective treatment for chronic and acute tendon injuries, promoting natural healing without drugs. Here’s how it works.

Sep 14th, 2020
Can Dancers Develop Hip Pain?

Dancing is a beautiful art form, and the best dancers make it look effortless. However, dancing takes great skill and power, and it can take a toll on a dancer's body. Learn about hip pain for dancers.

Aug 10th, 2020
What Causes Snapping Hip Sounds?

You may have recently started hearing a snapping sound in your hip when you walk, run, or stand up. You may wonder what it is, and what is causing it. Read on to learn about snapping hip syndrome.

Jun 24th, 2020
Common Sports Injuries and How to Prevent Them

As an athlete, you push your body hard in order to be competitive and reach your athletic goals. You don’t want to be sidelined by a painful and debilitating injury. Learn the most common sports injuries and how to best prevent them.

May 13th, 2020
Seven Signs of a Gluteus Medius Tear

Your gluteus medius is one of several muscles that control the movements of your hips. A gluteus medius tear can be quite painful and debilitating. Learn the signs of this injury and the treatments that are available.

Apr 21st, 2020
Could Yoga Be Bad For Hip Pain?

Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that combines breathing and mental relaxation with special poses for stretching and strengthening your body. While it has many benefits, if you are not careful in your yoga practice, it could contribute to hip pain.

Feb 1st, 2020
Is Surgery Inevitable for My Hamstring Tear?

Your hamstring muscles, which are on the back of your upper legs, help you bend your knees and lift your legs. If you get a hamstring tear, it can be painful. But is surgery necessary to get back in the game? Read on to find out.

Jan 1st, 2020
Bad Habits That Could Be Making Your Knee Pain Worse

Lots of things can make your knee pain worse — including some bad habits that you might not even realize could impact your joints! Read more to learn about some of the habits that might be causing your knee pain.

Nov 1st, 2019
Why It’s So Important to Stay Active With Arthritis

When your arthritis acts up, you might be tempted to not move much. But staying active is the best thing you can do to reduce pain and stiffness. Here’s how exercise can help you if you suffer from arthritis.

Oct 1st, 2019
Signs Your Chronic Hip Pain Could Be Hip Impingement

Do you have hip pain that has been constant for two months or longer? If so, you may have what’s called hip impingement, which may require surgery. Read on to find out what it is and what could be the cause.

Aug 7th, 2019
5 Ways to Prevent a Hamstring Tear

Hamstring injuries are one of the most common injuries in an active lifestyle. Not only do they hurt, they can keep you out of the action for months. Here are five tips on how you can reduce the risk of hamstring tears.

Jun 18th, 2019
Common Causes of Hip Impingement

Ever feel a painful pinching or catching feeling when you take a step? That might be a hip impingement. Learn about common causes of hip impingement and if you’re at risk for it.

May 24th, 2019
What Does a Labral Tear in the Hip Feel Like?

Many people mistake the pain of a labral tear for a groin pull, as both injuries can cause the same type of deep groin or hip pain. Find out what makes a labral tear different, and how the right diagnosis can help you get proper treatment.

Apr 24th, 2019
Understanding the 3 Types of Femoroacetabular Impingement

Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) occurs when bony growths develop along or around the ball and/or socket of your hip joint. Here’s what you should know about the three types of FAI, and how early treatment can help save your joint.

Mar 27th, 2019
What to Expect When Recovering From Hip Arthroscopy

Wondering how long it will take to recover from hip arthroscopy? It depends. Every case is unique. But we can provide general guidelines regarding what you can expect during recovery and how you can help speed healing after hip arthroscopy.

Feb 11th, 2019