What to Do If Your Child Breaks a Bone

With summer in full swing, we have the opportunity to spend more time outdoors. Particularly with the kids out of school, they’re likely spending their free time playing sports, catching up with friends, and engaging in summertime activities. With this

3 Treatment Options for Arthritis

Arthritis is a prevalent joint condition that affects nearly a quarter of all adults. While a large portion of the population deals with arthritis, there are many forms that develop from various causes. Fortunately, there are a couple of different

Is Your Footwear Causing your Foot Pain?

As the weather gets warmer, we all start to transition from our winter footwear to our summer footwear. While our cold-weather boots may be heavy and bulky, they’re typically more supportive and secure than many sandals and other warm-weather shoe

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

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