How to Prepare for an ACL reconstruction

If you’ve injured your knee, you may need an ACL reconstruction. Taking the proper precautions before your surgery helps speed up recovery and makes you stronger during and after the procedure. Here are eight important steps to take before surgery … [Read more...]

How to Climb Stairs After Hip Surgery

Improvements in technology have made modern hip surgery so effective that patients are often able to resume normal activities relatively quickly. In fact, physical activity, especially under the guidance of a therapist, is a key factor in … [Read more...]

Sports Injury Prevention Strategies

Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a seasoned exercise veteran, a sports injury can happen to you. All too often, exercisers underestimate the importance of preparing. But without taking the proper precautions, you could be sidelined for … [Read more...]

How to Care For Arthritis in the Winter

Arthritis causes inflammation to one or more joints in your body, which leads to pain, stiffness and swelling. This condition can pose quite a challenge to daily activities—and can worsen as the weather cools down. If you are suffering from … [Read more...]

Recovering From a Knee Replacement

As with most surgical procedures, knee replacement follows a series of steps that remain largely consistent in all cases. There is no mystery regarding your actual surgery, but what about the recovery period? Knowing what to expect while … [Read more...]