The Right Way to Care for a Joint Injury at Home

ankle-painIt’s a tell-tale sign of age or rather a tell-tale sound of age—that cracking noise your knees make when you’re crouching down to pick up something or even when you’re just trying to sit in a chair. Most of the …

Extra Weight Can Punish Your Joints

Weight managementBody Mass Index (BMI) is a tool that allows people to check how proportionate their overall weight is to their height. If your BMI is high, your weight may be adversely affecting your joints.

“I advise my patients to get …

Got Joint Pain? Treatment + Prevention Tips from Altru’s Orthopedic Experts

Behind Joint PainJoints work hard. They connect bones, allow movement and provide support to other parts of the body. Joints take a lot of impact and keep you in motion.

A joint that is injured, worn out or affected by disease can …