Four Tips for Healthy Lifting

Back injury? You’re not alone. No one is immune to back and spine injury — and improper lifting habits are among the primary contributors to these injuries, both at home and in the workplace. Whether you occasionally move furniture or boxes around your house or you’re a new parent who continually lifts an infant car [...]

2017-02-03T15:09:57+00:00 May 30th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Four Tips for Healthy Lifting

Frozen Shoulder Syndrome – Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment

Frozen shoulder syndrome (FSS), medically called adhesive capsulitis, is a condition in which the joint capsule becomes inflamed, making the joint stiff and difficult to move. The condition occurs generally on one side, and can be frustrating to patients due to the constant pain, restricted movement of the shoulder (leading to less use of the [...]

2017-05-23T17:51:20+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Frozen Shoulder Syndrome – Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment

Got Milk? Well, Actually, You Don’t.

Heart disease and cancer typically top the list of health risks to try to prevent. But bone loss, too often, doesn’t make the cut. “Rarely do people get enough calcium throughout the day,” says OAM nurse practitioner and orthopaedic bone specialist Tammy Beckett. In fact, most of her patients take in only a third of [...]

2017-02-03T15:09:57+00:00 May 10th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Got Milk? Well, Actually, You Don’t.

Know Your Sport Well. Know Your Sport Injuries Better.

As the fall sports season approaches, it’s important to not only understand the risk of injuries associated with your sport, but also how to protect yourself against them. OAM sports medicine specialist, Dr. Thomas Matelic, discusses common sports injuries and provides a few prevention tips for a safe, successful season. In football and soccer, injuries [...]

2017-02-03T15:09:57+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Know Your Sport Well. Know Your Sport Injuries Better.