by Dr. H. Susan Cha
As children are preparing to go back to school this month, parents should keep in mind the following orthopedics check-list: 1. Backpacks: Back-to-school shopping usually includes a new backpack. There are … More…
In athletes, the risk of osteoarthritis rises with certain movements and injuries. Dr. Anil Ranawat, Orthopedic Surgeon, says that "running on a synthetic track, dirt, or gravel is better for the joints than pounding the pavement." When pursuing an exercise program, you should consider including weight-training to your regiment and learning how to land properly. To read more on cross-training to reduce the risk of arthritis, visit http://www.hss.edu/conditions_athletes-cross-train-reduce-arthritis-risk.asp.