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Category Archives: Joint Health

Can A Fracture Kill You?

When you think of breaking your bones, you might not necessarily think of death. But don’t be mistaken: a broken bone can be life-threatening. Some can be more dangerous than others. And if you’ve got an existing condition like heart disease, kidney disease, or other complex health conditions, a fracture could be even more dangerous. ...click here to read more

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So, You’ve Started Pickleball…

If pickleball isn’t the great equalizer, it’s hard to say what is. The sport allows the young and old, professional and amateur, and men and women to all get on the court at the same time to play each other. It is the fastest-growing sport in America, and it’s become prevalent among older folks. It ...click here to read more

Can You Save Your Posture?

Rounded shoulders and a hunched back might seem like they’re just part of the aging process, but they are not. And there is a good chance you can improve posture so you stand up taller, feel stronger, and have a lower risk for a potentially dangerous tumble. It’s probably a lot easier than you think ...click here to read more

People Suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis Are More Likely to Develop Dementia and Depression

As if living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) isn’t hard enough, a new study suggests that people with the condition are also more likely to develop dementia and depression. This included both Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia. Rheumatoid arthritis is a type of arthritis that affects the tissues around the joints. RA is an autoimmune disease, ...click here to read more

Can You Thaw a Frozen Shoulder?

If you’re one of the two to five percent of people affected by the frozen shoulder, you might be wondering what you can do to regain function. Ever heard of frozen shoulder? You’re not alone. The condition, also known as adhesive capsulitis, happens when inflammation and scar tissue take over the shoulder joint and leads ...click here to read more