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The Difference Between Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis

The Difference Between Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis

by Stephanie Meadows
You can feel it in your bones – weakness or pain. And you’re wondering, is it osteoarthritis or osteoporosis?

PRP vs. Stem Cell Therapy

PRP vs. Stem Cell Therapy

by Yenny (SU)
New regenerative medicine techniques are revolutionizing the field of orthopedics. At the forefront of this innovation are two types of therapy that can ease pain and restore patient mobility more safely than invasive surgery – Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy.

Hip Replacement vs. Hip Resurfacing

Hip Replacement vs. Hip Resurfacing

by Yenny (SU)
Patients with arthritis of the hip often choose to have hip replacement surgery (also known as arthroplasty). But there are other conservative approaches available with great benefits that you should know about – namely, hip resurfacing.

Why Your Orthopedic Doctor Recommends Fixing Your Posture

Why Your Orthopedic Doctor Recommends Fixing Your Posture

by Yenny (SU)
Why? Because improper posture puts you in a position where your muscles and ligaments are unable to work as they’re intended, because there’s an abnormal amount of stress placed on particular muscles. You may not be able to exercise as well with bad posture, your breathing can be affected, and you can start to experience chronic pain in areas such as the neck, back, hips, or legs.

Bursitis and Tendinitis

Bursitis and Tendinitis

by Yenny (SU)
Have you noticed lately that, while gardening, you feel pain in your wrist? Or, maybe you have been out skiing when suddenly you feel a dull ache in your ankle or your hip. Perhaps when running up or down stairs, you feel pain in your knees. Tennis players and golfers, you could feel pain in your shoulder or elbow, and it all may be a symptom of either tendinitis or bursitis…or both.