Blog Articles

Here's How Your Weight Affects Your Joints

Your partner, the media, your doctor — everyone, it seems — nags at you to lose weight. Now even your own joints are nagging you, too. If they’re aching and creaking, they’re begging you to get rid of a few extra pounds. Here’s why.

Nov 4th, 2019
What Warrants a Visit to a Sports Medicine Therapist?

Have you been wondering if your question, injury, or need is specific enough to require a visit to a sport medicine therapist? Here’s a breakdown of who could benefit from a visit to someone with this specialty and why.

Jun 1st, 2019
How to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome at Work

Improper hand position over a keyboard and repetitive motions on the job can lead to the pain of carpal tunnel syndrome. Is your profession putting you at risk? Learn how to prevent carpal tunnel syndrome at work.

Apr 2nd, 2019
Will I Need Surgery to Repair a Herniated Disc?

If you suffer from the pain of a herniated disc, surgery may not be the only way to get long-term relief. We offer nonsurgical treatment options for herniated discs and can help you decide what’s best for your health.

Mar 5th, 2019
The Best Ways to Deal With a Herniated Disc

Herniated discs are a major cause of back pain, and guess what? They tend to get more common as we get older. Fortunately, most herniated discs can be treated without surgery. Learn about treatment options that can help you get rid of your painful symptoms

Nov 26th, 2018
Getting Back to Sports After ACL Surgery: What You Need to Know

There’s no set timeline for recovery from ACL surgery and no two people heal the same way. The surgical team at Douglas J. Abeles MD and Associates offer the support and guidance you need to recover fully and return to the game without restriction.

Aug 14th, 2018
Will a Rotator Cuff Tear Heal on Its Own?

Surgery can be invasive and inconvenient. While your rotator cuff tear most likely won’t heal completely on its own, you can take a number of noninvasive steps to relieve pain, restore function, and avoid surgery altogether.

Jul 13th, 2018
7 Tips for Exercising With Arthritis

Arthritis is one of those especially frustrating conditions wherein relief is found through the very thing that causes you pain — moving your joints. But you can do it. Here are some great tips for exercising with arthritis.

May 24th, 2018
Best Home Exercises to Help Recovery from Shoulder Surgery

Strengthening your shoulder after surgery is vital to long-term post-operative success. If you’re considering shoulder surgery and want to know more about the aftercare, keep reading as we discuss eight of the best at-home exercises for your shoulder!

Mar 29th, 2018
Is It a Slipped Disc or Something Else?

Are you hunched over when you get out of bed in order to avoid the debilitating pain that comes with straightening your back? Do you have pain that shoots down your leg? These symptoms may be the telltale signs of a disc problem, but not always. Read on to

Mar 1st, 2018
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

If you’ve recently developed carpal tunnel syndrome, but the tingling and pain don’t bother you too much, you should still consider getting treatment. Letting the condition progress can lead to worse pain, numbness, and even irreversible damage.

Mar 1st, 2018
Walk Farther, Live Longer

Being active is beneficial to general health and well-being. Numerous studies have shown that on average, regular exercise improves your quality of life and longevity. But the idea of starting an exercise program can be daunting, especially if it hasn’t be

Nov 28th, 2017