Weak Bones: Reduce Your Risk Of Bone Fractures And Osteoporosis With These Tips
11 March 2017
Are you at risk for osteoporosis? Perhaps you have a family history of this condition, or you may have been told by a doctor that you have weakened bones. Some people do not consume enough calcium and do not realize the seriousness of a calcium deficiency. One major consequence is weak and brittle bones. This means that they are putting themselves at risk for bone fractures if they do not make lifestyle changes.
Repeated Dislocations Or Fractures? These Two Diseases May Be The Cause
27 September 2016
The human body can withstand an immense amount of pressure and stress, especially when it comes to the skeletal system itself. While the size and shape of the bone in question matters, a cubic square of human bone is estimated to be able to withstand up to 19,000 pounds of pressure per square inch - up to four times stronger than most concrete. It is for this reason that many go through life without ever experiencing a complex fracture or serious dislocation.
Dealing with Chronic Knee Pain at a Young Age? What Are Your Options?
26 January 2016
While an active lifestyle can help fend off a number of health problems, from heart disease to stroke to even cancer, it can often wreak havoc on your joints—especially your knees. Injuries from contact sports or even overuse while training for a running or cycling event can often degrade the cartilage and damage the tendons and ligaments in your knees, leading to pain and weakness while standing or walking. As Americans have become more active over the past few decades, the number of knee replacements performed has skyrocketed.