Monthly Archives: November 2017

8 Tips to Improve Your Body’s Immune System

Immune System Disorders to be aware of A number of factors affect the body’s immune system, and one of these is your lifestyle. Your habits can impact how well the immune system stops germs, viruses and chronic illnesses from affecting your body. Changing bad habits to good ones can have significant benefits to immune system function and overall health. 1. Get Enough... Read more »

Common Injuries of the Hand and Arm

Injuries to parts of the hand and arm, like the elbows, wrists and fingers, have multiple causes. Acute injury, overuse, bad technique or improper physical fitness before participating in certain activities are often to blame. Here are some of the most common injuries in the hand and arm, and what you can do to treat... Read more »

Questions to Ask When Choosing a Doctor

Choosing a new doctor can be challenging, particularly for those who have recently moved or are part of a new community. Asking for recommendations can be a good starting place, but you may also want to consider your specific needs and those of your family. Here are some factors that might play a role in... Read more »

How to Raise Healthy Kids

As a parent, it’s important to provide the opportunity for your children to make healthy lifestyle choices. Children’s health can be affected by a variety of areas, from the foods they eat to their daily routine. Here are several areas that are important to healthy kids, plus some tips to lead them down the right... Read more »

How Weight Loss can Improve Knee Pain

Anatomy of a Knee The knee joints carry an enormous burden as we perform basic movements like walking or climbing stairs, and this burden is increased for people who are overweight. This extra stress from weight can put you at a higher risk for osteoarthritis (OA), the “wear-and-tear” form of arthritis. As obesity rates in the country soar, 27... Read more »

What Birthing Choices Do I Have?

Unborn Baby As an expecting mother, you have a lot of choices to make about how you want to deliver your baby. What doctor should I choose? Should I have a natural birth? Do I want to give birth at home or in a hospital? Here is some information to help you make a few of these... Read more »

How to Prevent Common Exercise Injuries

Orthopedic Doctor Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced gym-goer, a workout injury can happen to anyone. Even something as simple as walking can cause an injury, and anyone participating in a workout or physical activity may be at risk. Fortunately, there are many ways to reduce your risk of getting hurt. Here are some of the... Read more »