Are Your Shoes Causing Foot Pain?

Often we think of pain as a result of injury, overexertion, or a pre-existing condition, but have you ever considered that your foot pain may be avoidable? Shoe choice is a major component of foot health, despite it often being overlooked. Whether you already have foot problems or are currently experiencing pain, take a look at these tips for picking … Read More

Bone Health for Children

When it comes to keeping children healthy, every parent knows that good nutrition and exercise are important. But did you know that these are also key elements to achieving good bone health? Forming good bone health habits as a child better determines skeletal health as they grow older. Strong bones are best built in adolescence as the body continues to … Read More

Arthritis in Cold Weather: Is it Just a Myth?

Roughly 46 million Americans suffer from arthritis. Though scientific evidence is conflicting, many of those afflicted with arthritis complain of the weather’s impact on their symptoms. As winter approaches, could your joint pain worsen? There are many possible reasons for arthritis to feel as though it’s acting up. Pressure – When barometric pressure decreases (associated with poor weather), inflamed tissue … Read More

The Five Most Common Sports Injuries

Sports-related injuries do not only occur in athletes. In fact, the majority of these conditions result from “weekend warriors” who do too much too soon after a week of sedentary work. Whether a strain, sprain, or muscle tear, your these common injuries can be avoided if you know how to prevent them beforehand. While some injuries occur outside of our … Read More

Athletes and Achilles Tendonitis

The Achilles tendon connects your calf muscles to your heel bone. It is the largest tendon in the body and is used during walking, running and jumping. Though it is incredibly resilient to great stress, this tendon is also prone to tendonitis, a condition associated with overuse and degeneration. Achilles tendonitis (sometimes referred to as Achilles tendinopathy) is an inflammation … Read More

Adam Geller, PA on Knee Injuries

Many athletes experience knee injuries during their career. Some are simply “walk it off” type of injuries. However, others are obviously serious injuries from start. Somewhere in the middle are those knee injuries that seem to come or go and may be more like a “trick knee”. In this blog I will cover some of the basics about Meniscus knee … Read More

Hip Pain: When to See a Doctor

About 15 percent of people over the age of 65 report having hip pain. These symptoms can include stiffness and soreness, leading to a lifestyle that is slowing down. Several of those affected by hip pain wait too long before seeking treatment. Knowing whether it’s something that’ll pass or that it needs diagnosis can be tricky. In addition to damage … Read More