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Living With Joint Pain

Many people are familiar with learning to live with joint pain. In fact, joint pain is so common that there’s a high probability either yourself or someone you know suffers from it on a regular basis. Joint pain can occur for a variety of reasons and the symptoms can greatly range in severity. In the

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Working Out After Injury

If you’re a lover of fitness and working out, suffering from an injury can be frustrating, to say the least. The time you’re out of the gym to allow your body to heal will feel like forever, but returning too early could result in an even worse injury. Returning to your workout routine is going

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10 Most Common Work Injuries for Construction Workers

Construction work is a dangerous profession, but what injuries occur the most? Here’s a list of the top 10 injuries facing construction workers every day. Back Injury – Construction workers are often working at extreme heights and a fall can mean a serious back or neck injury. Back injuries also occur from heavy lifting and

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Do you know what to do with your pain?

Are you in PAIN? The term “pain” has been associated with a large scope of injuries and diseases, many of them related to the body’s musculoskeletal system. According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, which means that roughly 31% of our citizens live with persistent pain. During

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Drink Up… H2O on the Go

Water makes up roughly 71% of the Earth’s surface… just a bit more than in the average human body. Our bones alone are 31% water! But keeping a constant internal supply is easy to lose track of— and on long, scorching summer days, it’s critical to remember!   Why does water matter to our musculoskeletal

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Orthopedic surgeon to know: Dr. Alejandro Badia of OrthoNOW

Written by Angie Stewart | May 22, 2018 Alejandro Badia, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and the co-founder of Doral, Fla.-based OrthoNOW, a national franchise walk-in orthopedic care center. A hand and upper extremity specialist with more than 15 years of experience, Dr. Badia also founded Doral, Fla.-based Badia Hand to Shoulder Center and Miami Anatomical

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Arthritis: Don’t Let It Define You!

It’s good to be #1, but not when it comes to suffering. According to the Arthritis Foundation, arthritis is the number one cause of disability in the U.S. Nearly 53 million adults have been diagnosed with arthritis…and that number is expected to grow to 67 million by 2030. So, what to do? First, awareness. While

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OrthoNOW® NAMES HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY VETERAN NICK MENDEZ CEO

OrthoNOW® NAMES HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY VETERAN NICK MENDEZ CEO Dr. Alejandro Badia Will Focus On Role as Chief Medical Officer Organizational Changes Made to Align with OrthoNOW’s Growth Strategy MIAMI —April 9, 2018 OrthoNOW has announced the appointment of Nick Mendez as its new CEO, effective immediately. He will be based in Nashville, Tennessee, the capital

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A Day at the Office: Preventing a Lifetime of Pain

Just as we generally assume that we are safe at home, those of us who stroll into an office each day don’t anticipate being wheeled out on a stretcher. But office hazards do exist, and with just a bit of attention to preventing them, you can avoid or minimize musculoskeletal problems. According to Liberty Mutual,

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