Pooch Peril: More Elderly Are Fracturing Bones While Dog Walking
Walking the dog can be great exercise for seniors, but there could be one downside: bone fractures.
What Causes Tendon Inflammation?
Tendons are thick cords that join your muscles to your bones. When tendons become irritated or inflamed, the condition is called tendinitis. Tendinitis causes acute pain and tenderness, making it difficult to move the affected joint.
Finding the Right Athletic Shoe
While it will do some damage to your bank account, you need a sport-specific pair of shoes for any activity you do more than three times a week. Otherwise you risk injury and may hamper your performance.
Fractures have long-term impacts on quality of life in older people
Single and multiple hip, vertebral, and rib fractures strongly affect the quality of life of older adults over a prolonged period of time, according to a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.
Foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons offer tips for diabetic foot care
November is National Diabetes Month, a time to focus on a disease that affects over 30 million people in the US. The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society® (AOFAS) raises awareness around the potential foot complications caused by diabetes and offers tips on how to prevent them.
Many diseases increase the risks of hip fracture surgery
Parkinson's disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatic diseases, alcoholism and mental health disorders increase the risk of surgical complications after a hip fracture surgery, a new study analyzing nationwide registers finds.
UH Geauga Medical Center Heart Team Responds to Emergency in 11 Minutes
Rollin Spellman’s emergency call put the district’s new heart attack protocol to the test. Rather than stopping at UH Geneva for transfer to a Cleveland hospital – and risk traffic delays and massive cardiac damage
Editorial Lauds UH Geauga Medical Center for Disaster Drill on New Realities
Recently, University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center in Chardon Township showed its dedication to preparing for the modern and evolving realities of emergency response to a potential mass shooting.