Many people stay active into their 60s and 70s, leading to hip replacements becoming one of the most common surgeries performed in the U.S. Hip pain can interfere with daily living; the joint's stiffness, inflammation, and aching can become unbearable.
'T is the season to be jolly – so why are many of us stressed and depressed during what is supposed to be the most magical time of the year? If you suffer from holiday dread due to the extra stress the holidays can bring...
Back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide. Back pain can affect people of all ages, from adolescents to the elderly. Experts estimate that up to 80% of the population will experience back pain at some time in their lives. Most back pain will resolve quickly on its own without intervention.
More active and younger patients who want to stay active later in life are opting to get joint replacement surgery. Same day surgery is now an option for many of those patients.
Physical therapy awareness month is celebrated every year in the month of October. The goal is to help people understand the key role of physical therapy; to help people live healthy, active, and meaningful lives.
It is widely recognized that chronic pain conditions drive a lot of the problems related to opioid overuse and alternate approaches for pain control are needed. Pain Awareness Month is celebrated in September to help people find effective and safeways to obtain pain relief. Acupuncture, an age-old approach to pain control, is now a popular treatment option available to patients.