The professionals at AOSMI have put together a collection of articles that were written to inform patients and the public regarding important issues affecting musculoskeletal health. We intend to cover topics that are current and pertinent to the needs of our patients and community. Check back often as we continue to add to our collection.
|A Doctor Gets A New Knee – How this physician handled his knee problem. William Kohlberg, M.D. For decades I stayed fit for tennis and skiing by speed walking on a treadmill. But towards the end of 2015 my right more »|
|Basketball is a popular sport played throughout the country by professionals, student athletes, and laypeople alike. Fun as it may be, basketball has been known to produce any number of injuries. Five common injuries specific to basketball include: Ankle Sprains. more »|
|Tendonitis, a condition in which the tissue connecting the muscle and bone becomes inflamed, a painful issue that impacts many. A tendon, a tough and flexible band of fibrous tissue, can become inflamed when movement of the tendon becomes impaired. more »|
|Poor posture has many detrimental effects on the body. Individuals often experience chronic pain in the back, neck, and shoulders, digestive issues, stiffness, and fatigue. Poor posture can also lead to nerve compression, muscle atrophy, carpal tunnel syndrome, and sciatica. more »|
|Bone spurs, or osteophytes, are an excess growth of bone around a vertebral body. Problems occur due to the pain and inflammation caused by bone spurs rubbing against ligaments, nerves, and other bones. Eventually, with increased growth, nerve roots can more »|