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The Link Between Lifestyle Habits and Bad Joints New York, NY

The Link Between Lifestyle Habits and Bad Joints

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Although you can damage your joint with an injury, “bad joints” are also a common consequence of your lifestyle. Years of engaging in bad habits can set you up for arthritic battles and joint replacement as an older adult. First, you need to educate yourself on which lifestyle habits are bad for your joints, and… Read more

FAQs About Hip Replacement

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If you or your loved one is facing hip replacement surgery, you probably have a number of questions. Learning the facts about your upcoming hip replacement can help you feel more comfortable in your decision and eliminate some anxiety about such a significant surgery. Here are some frequently asked questions regarding hip replacement. What Is… Read more

Preparing for Your ACL Surgery

Runner with Pain in Leg

Anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, knee injuries are painful and debilitating, and can be an unfortunate outcome of playing some of your favorite summer sports. They occur when the ACL ligament in the knee is over-stretched and tears, causing swelling and an inability to walk or continue your normal activities. Surgery is often required for… Read more

Headache Relief from a Sports Chiropractor

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Are you constantly popping pills to get rid of your headaches? Chronic headaches can have a debilitating effect on your life. While oral medication can often provide temporary relief, there can be a more effective and longer-lasting solution when headaches are addressed at their source. For a surprising number of patients, this can involve spinal… Read more

Is Your Job Hurting Your Joints?

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Do you have a job that requires you to make the same motions day after day, year after year? If so, you are at risk for arthritis. Since arthritis is a condition of the joints and it is the leading cause of joint replacement, it is vitally important that you never ignore its symptoms. Some… Read more

Signs of a Herniated Disc

A person suffering from a lower back pain due to disc herniation.

Discs are soft, rubbery pads found between the vertebrae in the spinal column. These discs allow the back to flex or bend, and they act as shock absorbers to protect the spinal column. As we age, our discs lose water content and become less flexible. The discs also begin to shrink, allowing the spaces between… Read more

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Shoulder Pain

According to some reports, shoulder pain in the United States affects as many as 67% of the population over the course of their lifetime. Through an intricate framework of muscles, tendons and ligaments, the shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body. Yet, some believe that this comes at the expense of stability. In… Read more

Best Sports To Protect Your Knees

Knee Pain

Do you have “bad knees”? Whether you are battling arthritis after years of playing competitive sports or you simply want to protect your recent knee-replacement, it can be difficult to find ways to stay active. However, there are certain sports that can satisfy your competitive edge and keep you fit, even if you have bad… Read more

The Valued Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

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When it comes to exercise, you are probably aware of its benefits towards your physique. However, you should also know that moving your body improves more than the weight and strength of your body. In fact, exercise delivers some profound advantages towards your mind. If stronger muscles and a leaner waist doesn’t motivate you to… Read more

5 Ways to Prevent Shoulder Injury

Shoulder Pain

Did you know that your shoulder is composed of 5 joints, over 30 muscles and 6 major ligaments? The shoulder can assume as many as 1,600 different positions! With such complex movement, it is easy to understand why shoulders are prone to injury. Chronic injury and severe damage to the ball and socket joint can… Read more

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