Foot Pain: Common Causes and Prevention Tips

It’s everybody’s problem Foot pain is a common problem. In fact, a recent report in the New York Times states that 75 percent of Americans experience foot pain at some point in their lives. Unfortunately, the fact that everybody has it doesn’t make it any less troublesome when yours is the painful foot. As providers [...]

2017-02-03T15:09:56+00:00June 13th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Foot Pain: Common Causes and Prevention Tips

Donald Bohay MD, FACS Does Luke Glendening’s Ankle Surgery

DETROIT - Detroit Red Wings center Luke Glendening underwent successful surgery on his left ankle to repair tendon damage. The procedure was performed on Monday, June 5 by Dr. Don Bohay in Grand Rapids, Mich. Glendening suffered a fractured ankle and partially torn tendons and missed the final seven games of the 2016-17 campaign. His [...]

2017-06-06T16:11:29+00:00June 6th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Donald Bohay MD, FACS Does Luke Glendening’s Ankle Surgery

Summer Safety & Health Tips

It’s getting warmer and warmer outside as we get closer to the first day of summer. Summertime provides extras hours of daylight and with it, the opportunity to spend even more time enjoying outdoor activities. If you’re planning on enjoying the sun and warm weather this season, make sure you are being safe and keeping [...]

2017-02-03T15:09:56+00:00June 5th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Summer Safety & Health Tips

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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 2nd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Know Your Sport Well. Know Your Sport Injuries Better.

Learning About Osteoporosis Risk Factors We Can Control

Do We Really Understand the Risk Factors? We’ve all heard about osteoporosis. Many of us relate it to a disease that plagues older women – perhaps our mothers or grandmothers. Those of us who are younger may consider it an “older person’s disease,” and though it strikes as we grow older there are many things [...]

2017-02-03T15:09:57+00:00April 25th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Learning About Osteoporosis Risk Factors We Can Control

No Pain, No Gain – Working Out with Joint Pain

“No pain, no gain,” we have all heard this statement before. Whether our gym teacher yelled it during class or our coaches screamed it across the football field, many of us have lived with this statement to always push ourselves past the point of pain to improve our game or to lose more weight, gain [...]

2016-11-28T11:33:54+00:00April 17th, 2017|General|Comments Off on No Pain, No Gain – Working Out with Joint Pain

Osteoporosis Gardening Safety Tips

With spring comes warmer weather and the gardening season is upon us.  When we set aside enough time for gardening we really see results. We can stand back and watch plants grow and bloom knowing it was our green thumb that made it happen. Osteoporosis shouldn’t stop you from enjoying this activity. Based on information [...]

2017-02-03T15:09:57+00:00April 12th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Osteoporosis Gardening Safety Tips