Lately, it seems that “fitness” is everywhere. Instagram accounts promoting juice cleanses, waist trainers, and new accessories and apps that help to monitor your food intake, hydration, and step count throughout the day. Studies urging office workers to “get up and move!” – one thing is clear: we cannot escape it.
Replacement surgery is usually a step towards a more mobile lifestyle, but the recovery can be lengthy and disruptive of every day life. During the healing process, it is common to crave “comfort” foods to ease the psychological strain ? who doesn’t want a big bowl of ice cream after any medical procedure? However, new studies are finding that certain types of “super foods” can help to speed up the stages of recovery.
Healing after an injury can be a long and painful process. And while there are many restorative practices you can do to speed along the process including physical therapy, massage, and other natural healing modalities, there’s also something quite simple you can do yourself at home to treat your pain. It’s head and cold therapy.
In today’s technologically advanced world, it’s easy to spend the entire day looking at and/or using our electronic devices. Between checking in on social media during the morning commute to using the computer for your daily work routine, it’s easy to spend the entire day locked into a screen. But what effects does it really have on your body?
If you’ve ever been in a fender bender automotive accident, you have probably experienced some degree of whiplash. The pain of your neck being jolted can be incredibly painful, and when you consider that the average weight of a human head is around 10 lbs., you can imagine why.
Staying in shape during the winter can be challenging, especially if you’re still healing from an injury. Cold weather is known to lead to stiff and achy joints, and even the healthiest of athletes can have a hard time during the winter months.
If you have an injury that simply can’t wait until you get an appointment later in the week, you have two choices: go to the emergency room or come to the urgent care center at Premier Orthopaedics.
If you’d like to cut your own Christmas tree this year, you’re in luck because there are several great tree farms in the Philadelphia suburbs where you can do just that. For your convenience, your friends at Premier Orthopaedics have put together a list of our favorite farms in the area.
When it comes to knee pain, there’s nothing quite like it. It can be debilitating pain that will have you missing out on all of the fun things, from doing that event you’ve been training for to playing with your favorite tiny humans.
Degenerative disc disease isn’t technically a disease but instead is a collection of symptoms caused by a damaged spinal disc. This disease typically begins to manifest as you age, but this isn’t always true. Let’s take a closer look at this fairly common disease.