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Hammertoe: What to Know

Hammertoe probably conjures up ideas of hammerhead sharks or something having to do with the tool. But, hammertoes are an actual condition that many people have. In most cases, your hammertoes just seem like a characteristic of your toes, but in some cases, they can cause pain and discomfort. If that’s the case for you, […]


Frozen Shoulder? Here’s What to Do

You’ve certainly heard of the cold shoulder when someone is ignoring you but what about the actual condition, frozen shoulder? Frozen shoulder is known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition that represents itself through stiffness and pain in your shoulder joint. The signs and symptoms usually begin slowly and then worsen over time. The good […]


Cold Weather Making Your Joints Hurt?

It may seem like an old wives’ tale, but there actually is some truth to why you feel joint pain when the temperature gets low and precipitation occurs. Let’s look into why this happens and what you can do to get through the winter season. Some common reasons why cold weather affects joint pain are […]


Is Your Phone Harming Your Hands?

It’s hard to imagine life without your smartphone now, isn’t it? It’s likely your most-used and important day-to-day possession. With our society’s reliance on our handheld devices and the recent trend towards bigger screens, you may have noticed that it’s harder to hold your phone as often as you’d like. If you’ve noticed pain in […]


Neck and Spine Problems

The Best and the Worst Sleeping Positions for Your Neck and Spine

Sleep is necessary for your mind and body to recharge and refresh but sometimes you wake up and feel less than 100%. If you’re frequently waking up with aches and pains, it could be your sleeping position that’s to blame. This can be especially true if you already experience neck and spine issues. If this […]


5 Tips for Preventing Knee Pain

If you’ve ever experienced knee pain, you’d probably like to do whatever you can to avoid it happening again. Here are five tips for preventing future knee pain injuries. Maintain a healthy weight As you’d expect, being overweight is not good for your knees.  Excess stress on your joints can also increase your risk of […]


The ABC’s of Taking Care of Inflamed Joints

We aren’t trying to brag, but when it comes to joints and inflammation, we are your number one source. Because the last thing we want is for you to feel achy, inflamed joints when you’re trying to do something as simple as walking up and down your stairs, we decided to come up with a […]


How to Sleep Better With Lower Back Pain

A lot of patients who experience lower back pain do so because either their core isn’t strong enough or because of hormones. For instance, many of our female patients get lower back pain flare-ups during their menstrual cycles or even pregnancy. If you are having a hard time falling asleep at night because your lower […]


How to Get Rid of Knee Pain

Whether you consider yourself to be physically active or not, suffering from knee pain can put a real damper on your everyday life. Rather than sucking it up and taking yet another ibuprofen, we have a few ways that you can get rid of your pain for good and start living life more comfortably. Get […]


Why You Should Let Us Do Your MRI

One of the services that we are pleased to offer our patients here at Bone and Joint Specialists is MRI imaging. If you have had nightmares of getting an MRI since who-knows-how-long, then this blog post is just for you. Here at our office, we specialize in a variety of things including MRI’s. So, why […]


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