When is the right time to have joint replacement surgery? The answer isn’t as cut and dried as you might think.
Julie Yater loves to keep moving. She and her family scuba dive; she runs and plays tennis. It’s safe to say the 49-year-old teacher, cheerleading coach and mother of two leads an active, busy life.
Cooped up? Make sure your muscles aren’t. All of us staying at home more can help stop the spread of COVID-19 by limiting exposure to the virus. But doctors warn that this is not the time to stop
Do you feel like your joints are aging faster than you? You’re not alone. Truth is the number of joint replacement surgeries has gone up in recent years, but not necessarily among older Americans. Instead,
You often hear stories of Olympic or professional athletes who heroically fight through pain or injury to secure a win. It’s not even uncommon to come across a story of your average marathon runner gritting
Carrying a few extra pounds can raise your risk for a variety of health problems, including heart disease and type 2 diabetes. But did you know that being overweight can also take a toll on
Patience really is a virtue when it comes to athletes and sports injuries. But too often an athlete’s passion for the game and willingness to push his or her body to the highest level is
A sore knee, hip pain, a stiff shoulder. Are they to be expected as we get older? As we age, nagging joint pain becomes more common, and arthritis is to blame for most of those
When preparing for joint-replacement surgery, it’s natural to have a lot of questions. How long will I be out? When can I drive again? Will I need to be in the hospital for a long
“Bionic” woman has been playing golf for more than 60 years Donna Thomason can’t remember a time when golf wasn’t part of her life. At 71, she remembers growing up in a house across from