As you grow older, your bones begin to thin and cannot be stopped completely. Because of this, their ability to break is heightened, and the concern regarding osteoporosis becomes more evident.
However, it’s important to remember that osteoporosis isn’t “just another part of aging.” In fact, there are many ways that you can work to maintain bone health and prevent osteoporosis from childhood through adulthood. Here are three simple tips to remember that can help! » Read more about: Three Easy Tips for Preventing Osteoporosis »
A fall can happen anywhere and at any time, but sadly, according to the CDC an older adult dies every twenty minutes from a fall, and they mostly happen in the home. Preventing falls in the fall and every other season just takes some thoughtful evaluation and a few adjustments. » Read more about: Preventing falls in the fall »
Those that suffer from joint pain are often forced to decrease their activity levels in order to avoid aggravating a particular joint. With summer quickly approaching, there are sure to be many days on which you will want to be outside engaging in your favorite activities.
Stay active this summer without worsening your joint pain with these low impact outdoor activities. » Read more about: 5 low-impact outdoor activities for this summer »
Winter weather is in full swing, which means ice is starting to line the sidewalks. With the ice and snow comes beautiful scenery, holiday spirit and a higher risk of ice-related injuries. Here are a few common injuries caused by slipping in icy conditions:
Back, neck and shoulder injuries
Dislocations of joints
Severe cuts and bruises » Read more about: Common injuries caused by slipping on ice »
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain at some point in their life, and many people believe there is nothing that can be done to prevent back problems. But there are many things people can do to take care of their back now to prevent pain down the road. » Read more about: 5 important habits to improve back health »
A hip or knee replacement is seen as a last resort that is used when non-surgical treatments have failed. But for the right patient, advances in technology have made it possible for a person to forgo an overnight stay in the hospital. Outpatient joint replacement surgeries are growing in popularity. In fact, researchers expect that over half of all joint replacement surgeries will be outpatient procedures by 2026. » Read more about: Benefits of an outpatient hip or knee replacement rochester ny »
Trampolines are commonplace in many backyards across the country. Children spend countless summer hours on trampolines, but the danger of trampoline use was put back into the spotlight recently after a three-year-old boy in Florida was injured on a trampoline and required a body cast for recovery.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is warning parents against the dangers of trampolines, especially for children under six years old. This press release was issued a few years after the American Academy of Pediatrics advised against trampoline use. » Read more about: AAOS warns parents of trampoline danger »
We are proud to announce that Dr. Michael Yip has joined our team and will be accepting new patients at Greater Rochester Orthopaedics. » Read more about: Gro welcomes dr. michael c. yip, m.d. »
Over the years, we have learned a great deal about bones, how they function, grow, rebuild, weaken, and break. Of particular importance is our understanding of the role diet and exercise play in helping to assure overall bone health as we grow and age. » Read more about: Maintaining healthy bones »
Health and well-being – we all strive for this, wish for it to continue when we have it, and wish for it to return when we don’t. There are many road blocks to health and well-being, some out of our control. » Read more about: Healthy joints and you – get moving towards overall well-being »