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5 Ways Adults Can Prepare for Weekend Athletics

Posted by Erika Smith on Jun 11, 2018 9:28:00 AM

Are You a Weekend Warrior?

Adults who spend their time off playing on soccer leagues, hitting the tennis courts or jogging in fun runs often find that they’re competing with their bodies as well as the opposing team.

Doctors even have a name for these sometime athletes: weekend warriors. It’s a reference to the two-day intense span that most adults devote to their game, hobby or sport, followed by several days of inactivity (and soreness) during the week.

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Orthopedics, Health Care 101




What is Shoulder Arthritis?

Posted by Dr. Bradley Carofino on Dec 20, 2017 7:16:00 AM

Shoulder arthritis is one of the main causes of shoulder pain. Arthritis occurs when the cartilage that cushions joints and enables them to move smoothly begins to break down. This causes the bones to rub against each other, which leads to joint stiffness, pain and loss of movement. In cases of shoulder arthritis, the bones begin grinding like a mortar and pestle.

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Topics: Orthopedics, Arthritis




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