Exercising Through Pain: When to Keeping Going and When to Rest

Whether you’re new to working out or if you exercise regularly, it’s likely that you’ve experienced some form of pain. When it comes to fitness, the saying “no pain, no gain” is commonly used, and while there is some truth

How to Treat Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is one of the most commonly reported ailments by Paris Orthopedic patients. While shoulder pain may seem one-dimensional, many underlying causes contribute to the area. In some cases, pain from the neck can radiate towards the shoulders, and

Top Five Myths About Arthritis

Arthritis is defined as the swelling or tenderness of one or more of the joints. In the United States, 23% of adults have some form of this condition. Considering this percentage amounts to more than 54 million people having arthritis,

Why You Should See an Orthopedic Doctor

Between home remedies and a variety of doctors and specialists to choose from, it can sometimes be difficult to distinguish between what injuries you should see a doctor for, which injuries to try and mend at home, and which injuries

7 Common Winter Sports Injuries

The winter season is full of various sports and activities to participate in. Whether it’s snow or ice, these seasonal sports give us something to look forward to in an otherwise cold and dark season. When it comes to winter

How to Know if Your Bone is Broken

Broken bones can sometimes be tricky to self-diagnose. On the one hand, you could stub your toe and feel a level of pain that convinces you that it’s broken even when it’s not. On the other hand, you may be

Maintaining Healthy Bones at Every Age

October is a big month for bones, and that’s not just because of the skeleton Halloween decorations. Both World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day (Oct. 19), and Bone and Joint Health National Action Week (Oct. 12-20) take place in the

10 Ways to Prevent Falls and Fractures

Tripping and falling can cause major problems, especially for older people. Unfortunately tripping and falling is not uncommon among a population that may have problems with mobility, vision, or coordination. Even though trip-and-fall fractures are most common in older people,

11 Low-Impact Exercises to Try

 We all know that staying active is crucial for your overall health. However, if you have issues like osteoarthritis or osteoporosis, you need to be mindful of the type of exercise you get. If you want to get your heart

How to Avoid 5 Common Household Injuries

If you’re following the CDC guidelines for reducing the spread of COVID-19, you’re staying home as much as possible. Many people are using this time at home to get some projects done around the house.  Not only do we have

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