Monthly Archives: March 2019

Back Pain | Mar 1, 2019

Osteoporosis and Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is classified as a chronic inflammatory bowel disease and symptoms can vary from person to person but often include diarrhea and pain in the abdomen. Osteoporosis is a diseases where bone density has decreased and over time worsens leading to fractures. Although the conditions seem to be very different there is a possible […]

Health Care Topics | Mar 8, 2019

Cortisone injections – Are They Safe?

Cortisone is a steroid identical to the hormone cortisol that is already made in your body. This steroid is grouped with other steroids in the category of corticosteroids. This steroid injection is used to help reduce inflammation that causes pain in the body. These injections can last for many months and is extremely effective for […]

Health and Wellness | Mar 15, 2019

Are Calcium Supplements Helpful for Strong Bone Health

As your bones and teeth contain calcium, it is vital for your body to consume calcium to ensure density remains intact as well as preventing bone loss. As people age, their bones may become brittle due to a lack of vitamin D and calcium and as they become brittle they are more susceptible to breaking. […]

Health and Wellness | Mar 25, 2019

Which Bones Are Most Likely to Fracture?

One of the most common reported orthopedic injuries are fractures with nearly 6 million people falling victim of a broken bone. Our bones are strong, yes, however when we overexert ourselves there is possibility for the bones to crack or in extreme circumstances like in auto accidents they can completely shatter.