How to Limit Joint Pain in Your 40s

Regular stretching and low impact exercise through swimming or yoga can help keep the joints healthy and mobile as you age.

Welcome to Club 40, where everything hurts. And it’s not just in your head — research shows that joint pain caused by arthritis and other age-related conditions are more likely to begin in your 40s.  So if you’re starting to feel a bit less flexible than you used to, or even if you’re not, the…

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Why Are Some Individuals More Flexible Than Others?

are women more flexible than men

If you’ve ever watched a ballet, been in a yoga class, or just looked around while warming up for a sporting event, it’s pretty obvious: some people are more flexible than others. But what makes some people more flexible? How can you improve your flexibility? And when should day-to-day stiffness or joint pain make you…

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For the Love of Feet

Woman Ties Shoes Outside By Bridge

In a recent article from Runner’s World, Dr. Perler was quoted on the importance of foot health. “The foot is an amazingly complex structure from both a mechanical and architectural viewpoint,” says Adam D. Perler, D.P.M., our podiatrist at Alexander Orthopaedic. “Over a lifetime, the average person circumnavigates the Earth’s circumference more than five times,”…

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7 Habits That Can Lead to Joint Pain

Woman Running Up Stairs

Joint pain is a daily part of life for tens of millions of Americans, and the list of potential medical reasons is long, from the most common diagnosis — arthritis — to other, sometimes more serious diseases. In addition to pain and stiffness, angry joints can lead to decreased mobility and range of motion, difficulty…

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Foods to Eat for Joint Health & Less Joint Pain

Grilled salmon with a side salad

You’ve heard the old saying, “You are what you eat.” While nutrition is a crucial part of a healthy lifestyle, it turns out that eating certain foods might be able to keep joint pain and inflammation at bay. Here are some foods that can help keep your joints healthy, and what foods you might try…

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Tips for Healthy Joints When Exercising

Person on a bicycle

Your joints have a big responsibility — they’re movable connections between two bones that allow your body to move. Healthy joints are vital for almost everything you do as you go through your daily activities, so it’s important to keep your joints in good shape, no matter what you’re doing. Exercise is an excellent way…

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Regenerative Medicine, 3D Printing & The Future of Orthopaedics

As modern orthopaedics continues to make great strides forward in testing, treatments, and technology, some of the most revolutionary advances are made in the fields of regenerative medicine and 3D printing. Both technologies are helping patients reach better outcomes more quickly and lead more comfortable lives. What is regenerative medicine? Regenerative medicine is a new,…

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