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 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.
With little scientific evidence to suggest that cold weather does actually affect joint pain, many physicians don’t have many suggestions for finding relief aside from using over-the-counter pain relief and anti-inflammatory drugs.
If your doctor instructed you to undergo an EMG, or electromyography test, you may be wondering what exactly this test is for. You may also be nervous to have an EMG done, especially when you aren’t sure what it is or why you need it.
If you’ve recently suffered an injury or are dealing with a condition, your doctor may have ordered that you have an MRI done to help him or her better understand the issue and determine how to treat the issue. If this is your first MRI, you may be nervous to go through the process, however it’s a standard test, similar to an x-ray.
As a parent, it can be especially difficult to keep children entertained when they are in a cast and healing from a broken bone. After dealing with the initial pain that goes along with a broken bone, children typically bounce back quickly and want to resume their normal routines. Unfortunately, sometimes having to wear a cast can make that very challenging. It could be difficult for your child to stay entertained when one of their limbs is restrained by a cast. However, a broken bone doesn’t mean that your child can’t still participate in activities they enjoy.
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Bones in the body help you move, protect your internal organs, and maintain the structure of your body. It’s critical to start thinking about your bone health because as early as age 25, it’s possible to start losing more bone than you’re building. When this happens, it can lead to thin, weak bones and osteoporosis.