OASIS ORTHOPEDICS & SPINE BLOG

Rheumatoid Arthritis vs. Osteoarthritis: What’s the Difference?

Rheumatoid Arthritis vs. Osteoarthritis: What’s the Difference?

In the United States, approximately 1 out of every 6 adults has arthritis. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists the disease as one of the leading causes of work disability, costing Americans over $300 billion in lost wages every year. Osteoarthritis, a disease that affects the joint

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what to do about bursitis pain

What To Do About Bursitis Pain

Bursitis occurs when a bursa becomes inflamed. A bursa is a small fluid-filled sac that works as a protection guard between two moving body parts. There are bursae between your muscles, tendons and bones. When inflammation develops, a bursa becomes very painful. It can even be painful when you are

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What To Do About a Spinal Disc Problem

Here’s the thing. Back pain stinks. Back pain can happen to anyone regardless of age or activity level. New or worsening back pain diminishes overall mobility, limits participation in daily activities, and alters quality of life. Over time, injury, repetitive movement, or the normal aging process can damage or rupture

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Preventing Common Orthopedic Issues While Cycling

Preventing Common Orthopedic Issues While Cycling

With COVID-19 vaccine rates climbing, the world is slowly getting back to normal (or at least a version of normal) and that normal includes more opportunities to cycle. Cycling is a great way to improve cardiovascular fitness, increase muscle strength and reduce stress. Whether you are a competitive triathlete, spend

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Is Your Back Causing Your Foot Pain

Is Your Back Causing Your Foot Pain?

“My back hurts.” Most of us have uttered this phrase in frustration at some point in our lives. We tend to think that back pain is just that, back pain. The same goes for foot pain. We tend to think foot pain is just the result of shoes that don’t

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Suffering from Pain After a Car Accident?

Car accidents happen. That’s why they are called accidents. But these seemingly “just part of life” events can have a significant impact on your short-term and long-term health.  According to DriverKnowledge.com, every year 3 million people in the United States are injured in a car accident. That’s over 342 accidents

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