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Bursitis vs. Arthritis: How to Tell the Difference

Bursitis vs. Arthritis: How to Tell the Difference

by Yenny (SU)
If you’re experiencing sharp pains, stiffness or tenderness in your hip or shoulder joints, it most likely means one of two things: either arthritis or bursitis. But since both conditions have similar symptoms, how do you know which one is causing your pain and decreased mobility?

How Can I Ease Tendonitis Pain?

How Can I Ease Tendonitis Pain?

by Yenny (SU)
If you golf, play tennis, run, or put repetitive strain on any of your joints, you may develop tendonitis. It’s a condition in which the tissue that connects muscles in your forearm, shoulder, wrist, ankle or kneecap becomes inflamed from overuse.

Visiting an Orthopedic Surgeon After a Work Injury

Visiting an Orthopedic Surgeon After a Work Injury

by Yenny (SU)
Back, neck, and hip injuries are among the most common workplace injuries. These occur in jobs requiring the moving or lifting of heavy objects – but, really, orthopedic injuries sustained in a slip or fall or from being hit by falling objects can occur in almost any job.

The Importance of Orthopedic Preventive Care

The Importance of Orthopedic Preventive Care

by Yenny (SU)
Chronic disease is the number one killer of people in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 7 out of 10 Americans die each year from chronic diseases, many of which are preventable.

What is Tendonitis?

What is Tendonitis?

by Holly (SU)
So, you suffered an injury playing golf. Your fingers swelled up and you couldn’t use your hand for even the simplest of tasks. You have been in severe pain ever since and can unfortunately no longer play golf. What happened? You may have tendonitis.