Low Impact Exercises One of the biggest problems for most people when it comes to exercise and playing sports is that it can quickly become too hard on the joints to maintain that level of activity. This is especially true if you have sustained an injury or have a chronic condition that leaves you with… Continue reading Low Impact Sports and How to Keep Moving
Is Your Purse Causing You Shoulder Pain? Have you been experiencing shoulder and back pain recently? What’s in your purse? For many women, purses serve as a catch-all. Everything you could ever need is in your purse: books, gym clothes, makeup, your wallet, everything. You’ve probably carried a purse for years now, and the weight… Continue reading Your Purse and Shoulder Pain
Living With Bad Knees Whether it is you or someone you care about, almost everyone knows at least one person who has to live with bad knees. Chronic knee pain or repetitive knee injuries can quickly take a heavy toll on a person’s quality of life, which is why today’s post will focus on providing… Continue reading Bad Knees: What You Can Do When You Can’t Help the Cards You’ve Been Dealt
Bone Health & Osteoporosis Osteoporosis occurs when bone density decreases, resulting in more porous bone than would otherwise be the case, which means that the bones are more fragile and more easily broken. This may be the result of too much bone loss, not enough bone being created or a combination of the two factors.… Continue reading A Detailed Look: Declining Bone Health & Osteoporosis
If you or a loved one are experiencing server back pain we highly recommend speaking with a back doctor or spine specialist to correct the problem. Sometimes issues can improve with stretching or improving your posture, but there are times when the best solution is to speak to a profession. Back Pain 101 In today’s modern… Continue reading Excessive Sitting and Back Pain
Runners Injuries – Causes, Avoidance & Treatments Starting a running program can be intimidating, yet rewarding. It’s no wonder why so many new runners ignore signs of injury. Many fear addressing an injury will impede their progress. Ignoring injuries, however, can cause further damage and sideline runners longterm. Here are five common running injuries and… Continue reading Common Running Injuries and Treatments
Spine Specialist Today we have great news! Orthopedic Associates of Flower Mound is proud to welcome spine specialist, Dr. John C. McElroy to our team. Dr. McElroy joins Dr. Giesler as a spine specialist to our neighboring communities including Flower Mound, Highland Village, Lantana, Argyle, Lewisville, and Double Oak. He will begin seeing patients soon… Continue reading We’re Proud to Welcome Dr. McElroy to Orthopedic Associates!
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, musculoskeletal problems consistently rank among the top three reasons for seeing a doctor. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons recently revealed that 1 in 4 Americans has some sort of musculoskeletal impairment. Injuries and ongoing problems cost the U.S. around $850 billion each year. Deciding when… Continue reading Do I Need to See an Orthopedic and How Can They Help?
Replacing Joints & What To Expect It is easy to take your joints for granted. When one of them stops working properly, your quality of life is likely to decline considerably. Whether your joint has become damaged due to the normal aging process, years of wear and tear, a medical condition or an injury, it… Continue reading Your Guide to Joint Replacement
What is Arthroscopy? As a minimally invasive alternative to traditional joint surgery, arthroscopy requires only small incisions and offers attractive advantages. You may want to consider some reasons for choosing arthroscopic surgery over other surgical approaches for the opportunities that it offers. Your hospital stays are shorter with it than with traditional methods, and you… Continue reading Arthroscopy, The Minimal Approach for Maximum Results