Drink More Water for Clear, Healthy Urine

How Much Water Should You Be Drinking?

When you think of what is inside your body, you probably think of your bones, heart and other major organs. You may not immediately think of water as an essential…

Muscle Soreness

Dealing with Muscle Soreness

For some, muscle soreness is the sign of a great workout, but for others is a major deterrent from returning to the gym. Regardless of fitness level, most people have…

Risk of knee surgery

3 Risks of Knee Surgery

Doctors sometimes recommend knee surgery when other prescribed treatments, such as physical therapy and medications, do not resolve knee pain. The type of surgery largely depends on the patient’s particular…

Dr. Hall - How to Boost Your Family's Immune System

Caring For Your Hands

Your hands are valuable! Without them, you couldn’t do a number of activities you do every day. Whether it’s feeding or dressing yourself, using your cellphone or playing a musical instrument,…

Getting Stronger off the Court

One thing is nearly always certain in those who love participating in sports—injuries. The injured face two dilemmas: they must determine if they need medical care from a specialist, and…

How to Lift Heavy Objects the Right Way

Lifting heavy objects incorrectly can put undue stress on the lower back and cause serious back injury and pain. The National Library of Medicine says that the most common cause of…

Fixing Poor Posture

There are many benefits to good posture. Your muscles and ligaments do an excellent job of keeping you balanced when you stand up straight. Good posture keeps your bones and…

Risk of knee surgery

Why Should I Do Physical Therapy?

Many injured people don’t realize how effective physical therapists can be at treating their pain, correcting its source and preventing future injuries. A customized physical therapy program does this by…

ALC Treatments

Understanding ACL Tear Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

The repercussions from a tear in your anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, go beyond ruining your day out hiking or landing you on the bench during your sports game. This…

Anatomy of Knee and knee injuries

Healing from MCL Tears

It’s a sound and sensation every athlete dreads: the audible pop, and the pain and tenderness in the knee that indicate an MCL tear. This is an injury that involves the…