Natural Remedies to Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Dated on: 07/01/2020 | Post By: orthobethesda

Quick Navigation What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? How to Treat Carpal Tunnel at Home Professional Medical Advice When to See a Physician Get Help for Your Wrist Pain With OrthoBethesda   Wrist pain can sometimes be the result of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). If left untreated, CTS can lead to long-term problems like the inability to use your hands as normal. Luckily, you can do several carpal tunnel treatments at home. While prevention is always better, sometimes it's not possible, such as if your job requires a lot of strategic hand movements. You can often alleviate the pain of CTS [ ... ]

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The Difference Between Rotator Cuff Tears and Shoulder Tendonitis

Dated on: 06/01/2020 | Post By: orthobethesda

Most people experience some shoulder pain from time to time, whether from repetitive motion, overextension or another injury source. When the pain doesn't go away, however, it can cause significant issues in everyday life. Identifying the source of the problem is the first step to treatment. There are multiple potential sources of shoulder pain. One possible problem area is the rotator cuff, which can tear or suffer from a condition called tendonitis. Understanding these two conditions can help you have a productive conversation with your doctor about your treatment options. What Is the Rotator Cuff, and Why Is It Important? [ ... ]

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How to Prevent Concussions for Every High Impact Sport

Dated on: 03/01/2020 | Post By: orthobethesda

Quick Navigation What Is a Concussion? What Causes a Concussion? Does Age Play a Factor in Concussion Risk? How a Concussion Happens in High Impact Sports Popular Sports That Cause Concussions What Can Be Done to Prevent Concussions in High Impact Sports? How to Prevent Concussions in Football How to Prevent Concussions in Soccer How to Prevent Concussions in Basketball How to Prevent Concussions in Hockey How to Prevent Concussions in Wrestling How to Prevent Concussions in Volleyball How to Prevent Concussions in Lacrosse How to Prevent Concussions in Boxing How to Prevent Concussions in Rugby Concussion Symptoms Concussion Diagnosis [ ... ]

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5 Foods That Can Relieve Your Joint Pain

Dated on: 02/03/2020 | Post By: orthobethesda

If you have frequent joint pain, you can reduce your pain and inflammation by improving your diet. You may ask, "What foods help with joint pain?" Certain foods can help relieve joint pain caused by arthritis, inflammation and trauma. While you may not like all foods that nourish the joints, you should find at least one or two on this list that will help you reduce the pain in your joints. Here’s a list of foods that have active ingredients or compounds known to help relieve joint pain naturally. 1. Chilli (Hot Pepper) Hot peppers have a component known as [ ... ]

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Types of Bursitis

Dated on: 10/03/2019 | Post By: orthobethesda

Bursitis is a painful ailment affecting your joints. Fluid-filled sacs known as bursae act as a cushion between your tendons, bones, muscles and joints. Inflammation of these sacs is called bursitis. It's a fairly common condition, but many individuals treat inflammation of the bursa at home and don't see their doctor, so it's difficult to know exactly how common it really is. While bursitis can occur in any area of your body where you have bursae, there are a few specific types of bursitis, which we cover in this article. You'll also learn the causes and symptoms of each type, treatment options and how to [ ... ]

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Common Snow Shoveling Injuries

Dated on: 09/23/2019 | Post By: orthobethesda

Shoveling snow can be a daunting task during the winter months. Injuries such as shoulder and lower back pain occur frequently. In more severe cases, slips on ice, bone fractures, hypothermia and heart-related ailments may occur. With some preparation, you can prevent these injuries. At OrthoBethesda, we’re committed to helping residents of our community live a safe and injury-free life during winter. What Are Common Snow Shoveling Injuries? Snow shoveling can result in musculoskeletal injuries such as: Soft tissue injury Bone fracture Lacerations (deep cuts on the body) Injury to the head, trunk, arm and leg Lower back pain Shoulder [ ... ]

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Types of Rotator Cuff Tears

Dated on: 09/01/2019 | Post By: orthobethesda

If you've had any kind of shoulder discomfort, chances are you've heard about rotator cuff injuries and the pain and complications they can bring on. Your shoulder joint is an extremely complex body part that allows your arm to have its remarkable range of motion. However, this complexity can also cause it to be susceptible to injury like a rotator cuff tear, and when there is an injury, this important joint's lack of mobility can be particularly uncomfortable and frustrating. Every year, around 2 million individuals in the U.S. see their physicians due to rotator cuff issues. If you're suffering from a tear in [ ... ]

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Why Your Body Aches When It Rains

Dated on: 08/05/2019 | Post By: orthobethesda

Maybe you've noticed that your bones ache in cold weather. Now you're wondering: "Why do my bones hurt when it's cold?" Well, it's not uncommon for an old joint injury to ache on cold and rainy days. Many physicians have observed that more people feel joint pains on rainy days. So what exactly is responsible for this? Why Does My Body Ache When It Rains? Barometric (or atmospheric) pressure, temperature, humidity, and precipitation can influence joints. This makes it a bit difficult to know the exact factor that makes the weather affect joints when it's rainy, humid or cold. Why [ ... ]

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Common Types of Arthritis Explained

Dated on: 08/01/2019 | Post By: orthobethesda

Arthritis is a chronic condition that can cause life-altering pain for those who struggle with it. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that 54 million people ⁠— 23 percent of all adults in the U.S. ⁠— have arthritis. Around 24 million of those affected by arthritis are limited in the activities they can perform, and more than one-quarter of arthritis sufferers report that their joint pain is severe. There are more than one hundred specific types of arthritis, each with their own range of symptoms, and it's impossible to pinpoint everything that causes arthritis. Most types of arthritis can [ ... ]

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