Your shoulder is one of the most active joints in your body. It provides flexibility in more directions than any other joint. That is one reason there are so many ways it can be damaged, and so many different terms to describe injury to this essential joint.
As we all prepare to go through the difficult challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are some bright spots around the world. Those are from countries that have been able to slow down the virus and even eliminate new cases. Based on a number of excellent resources, it turns out that masks, made in the home, and worn in the community may be a big part of that answer. I prepared this video for our community and have shared with a number of government and healthcare experts. Please share it with your friends.
Quality sleep is one of the most important aspects of your health. It's not uncommon for people who sleep poorly to have joint pain - but why? Unfortunately, it's a vicious circle: sleep deprivation can cause achy; painful joints, according to a body of research that includes a study published in the April 2012 issue of Sleep journal. Painful joints, in turn, may cause sleep deprivation, according to research published in PLoS One in October 2015. Read on to discover more about the connection between poor sleep and sore joints.
Joint replacement surgery is a common medical procedure. The dedicated professionals of Joint Preservation Institute offer the following recommendations and suggestions to help you make the most of your time after joint replacement surgery, ensuring a quick, comfortable and efficient recovery.
Knee pain resulting from arthritis is not an uncommon occurrence, especially among older people. A body of research, including a study published in the July 2015 issue of the Journal of Physical Therapy Science, indicates joint-friendly stretches can help reduce knee pain.
In our previous blog post, we discussed the positive results and survival of modern hip and knee replacements. As mentioned, in spite of these good results, these implants do occasionally have to be revised. Below we discuss the most common reasons for these revisions.