Compression Fractures

General | Sep 16, 2022

What to Know About Compression Fractures

Being in a car accident is scary enough, but finding yourself with back pain afterward can be particularly frightening. The spine is vital for supporting our bodies as we move about the world, and any injury to it can reduce mobility, impair daily functioning, and lead to long-term pain and…

Causes of Upper Arm Pain

General | Sep 6, 2022

8 Possible Causes of Upper Arm Pain

One universal truth is that you never know how much you use an arm or leg until you injure it. Having upper arm pain following a car accident injury can impact your ability to work, perform activities at home, exercise, and enjoy your social life. An arm injury is particularly…

Symptoms of a Sports Injury

General, Sports Medicine | Jul 29, 2022

5 Commonly Missed Signs and Symptoms of a Sports Injury

Do you love playing sports? A 2019 study by the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 19.3 percent of the U.S. population participated in a sport daily. Participating in sports helps improve overall health but also has a significant impact on improving cardiovascular endurance. Keeping your heart healthy is essential…

Stay Safe Driving in the Rain

Accident Prevention | Jul 26, 2022

How to Stay Safe Driving in the Rain

Rain accounts for an average of 46% of all weather-related car accidents, 10% of crash injuries, and 8% of crash fatalities. The combination of rain and wet pavement contributes to an average of 141,644 car accidents each year. This leads to reduced friction, changes in traffic speed, and impaired visibility that…

Spinal Cord Injuries

Accident Recovery | Jul 19, 2022

Treating Spinal Cord Injuries after a Car Accident         

Back pain after a car accident is not uncommon, though some car accident injuries can be more serious than others. Injuries to the spinal cord should always be taken very seriously and require medical attention as soon as possible. Even delaying treatment by a few minutes can have a lasting…

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General | Jul 18, 2022

Most Common Internal Injuries Caused by Car Accidents

If you have ever been in a car accident, you know how easy it is to be hurt from even a minor collision. Injuries from car accidents can range from mild strains to potentially fatal, but when injuries are to the internal organs, the risk for serious complications increases substantially.…

Treating Arthritis

Arthritis, General | Jul 18, 2022

6 Alternative, Non-Surgical Treatments for Hip & Knee Arthritis

What Is Osteoarthritis? Arthritis refers to the painful swelling of the joints. While there are multiple forms of arthritis–over a hundred!--the most common is osteoarthritis. It is also called degenerative joint disease. Osteoarthritis is caused by the normal wear and tear of your body over time. The ends of the…

Preventing Hip Fractures in Older Adults

General | Jul 18, 2022

Preventing Hip Fractures in Older Adults

Breaking a bone is unpleasant no matter which one it is or how old you are when it happens, but hip fractures are particularly frightening for people aged 65 or older. They are also increasingly common as life expectancy rates rise across the world. Approximately 300,000 adults break a hip each year…

What Is the Rotator Cuff

General | Jul 18, 2022

Exercises to Avoid if You Have a Rotator Cuff Injury

You may have heard of a rotator cuff injury before, but do you know what exactly the rotator cuff is? The rotator cuff refers to a thick band of muscles and tendons that stabilize the shoulder and support shoulder and arm movement. You have a rotator cuff in both shoulders,…

Signs You May Have Torn Your Bicep

General | Jul 18, 2022

5 Signs You May Have Torn Your Bicep

Did you grow up watching cartoons like Popeye, who flexed his giant arm muscles every chance he got? The classic arm flex shows off the bicep, which can look quite impressive and also helps you twist your arm and bend at the elbow. Both of your upper arms have a…

General, Neurology | Jul 18, 2022

Do I Need to See a Neurologist After a Car Accident?

Millions of car accidents happen every year in the United States, and many result in injuries to drivers and passengers. Some car accident injuries are more obvious than others, like scrapes, bruises, bleeding, and broken bones. However, some injuries can have unusual symptoms that might surprise you. Car accident injuries…

Long-Term Effects of a Minor Brain Injury

General | Jul 17, 2022

Long-Term Effects of a Minor Brain Injury

Have you ever fallen and bumped your head? Or bumped your head in a car accident and ended up with a bump? Sometimes you can hit your head and end up with a small bump or “goose egg” where the blow occurred. You might notice some pain and tenderness in…

Difference Between Strains and Tears

General | Jul 3, 2022

Understanding the Difference Between Strains and Tears

When describing an injury, many people will use the terms sprain, strain, and tear interchangeably. However, these are separately diagnosable injuries. While the terms may seem similar, the differences are important and distinct. Athletes are the most susceptible to these types of injuries, but non-athletes can suffer from them too.…

How to Get Rid of a Headache

Neurology | Jun 28, 2022

How to Get Rid of a Headache

Did you know that there are over one hundred different types of headaches? While some kinds of headaches are more common than others, it is important to know what type of headache you are experiencing. Headache remedies may vary slightly depending on the kind of headache that is bothering you.…

Physical Therapy Help My Arthritis

Arthritis, General | Jun 24, 2022

Will Physical Therapy Help My Arthritis?

Arthritis can leave you feeling stiff, sore, and achy, making you much less enthusiastic about going about your daily routines or participating in activities you enjoy. Work with a physical therapist to manage your arthritis pain and other symptoms so you can go about your day with less discomfort. Physical…

Shoulder Injuries That May Need Surgery

General | Jun 24, 2022

Am I a Candidate for Minimally Invasive Shoulder Surgery?

Thanks to continued advancements in the medical field, many people can experience lasting relief from shoulder pain with minimally invasive shoulder surgery. While not every issue or injury to your shoulder will require surgery, advances in minimally invasive techniques will help you recover faster and with fewer complications than in…

Women Need to Know About Osteoporosis

General | Jun 24, 2022

What Women Need to Know About Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a health condition that affects your bones. As a woman, you are more likely to experience broken bones because of how osteoporosis weakens bones. Osteoporosis affects more women than men. In fact, approximately 80% of osteoporosis diagnoses are in women. That means of the millions of Americans who…

Causes of Pain in the Upper Arm

General | Jun 22, 2022

7 Causes of Pain in the Upper Arm

Everyone experiences aches and pains from time to time. But how do you know when you should see your doctor? A doctor can help determine what is actually causing your pain. When it comes to upper arm pain, you want to make sure you can go about your regular routines…

PCL Injury Treatments

General | Jun 22, 2022

PCL Injuries: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Your body has almost 1,000 ligaments that connect bones and joints together. Ligaments are strong bands of tissue that support the healthy movement of joints and stabilize muscles and bones. An injury to one or more ligaments in the body can cause pain, swelling, and instability in the area. A…

Important Questions to Ask Your Car Accident Doctor

Accident Recovery, General | Jun 22, 2022

5 Important Questions to Ask Your Car Accident Doctor

Did you know that millions of Americans get into car accidents each year? That means you or someone you know has likely been in a car accident recently. While some accidents can leave you with little or no damage to the vehicle, other accidents can result in injuries. Even though…