Bones / Orthopedics

7 stretches and exercises for scoliosis

Scoliosis causes the spine to curve sideways, causing pain, weakness, and changes in the way a person walks. Exercise and stretching are vital components of treatment. In mild cases, people can treat scoliosis with specific exercises and stretches alone, eliminating the need for surgery. While some medical conditions can cause scoliosis, the most typical form […]

Bones / Orthopedics

Tips to improve posture

Posture is the positioning of the body when a person is sitting, standing, lying down, or performing different tasks. Researchers have linked bad posture with some uncomfortable health conditions and a high risk of injury, especially during exercise. Having good posture is very important. Poor body positioning and alignment can cause various health problems, such […]

Bones / Orthopedics

What to know about collagen supplements

Collagen is one of the most plentiful proteins in mammals. It is responsible for several biological functions, one of which is to provide structural support in connective tissue, muscle, and skin. Collagen is the protein responsible for skin elasticity. It also plays a role in joint and bone health. Human bodies create collagen naturally. Over […]

Body Aches Bones / Orthopedics

What to know about popping joints

Popping joints are common. Some researchers used to think the popping sound was an air bubble between collapsing bones, while others believed the sound came from the recoil of muscle ligaments. Doctors call popping joints crepitus. Many people dislike the sound of popping or cracking joints, even though healthy joints can make noises. One 2017 […]

Bones / Orthopedics

What can cause shoulder pain?

The shoulder is a very flexible joint that is made up of several tendons, ligaments, and muscles that all work together. Should pain can result from injuries, general wear and tear, and a number of inflammatory conditions. The shoulder comprises three bones: the humerus, which is the upper arm bone the scapula, which is the […]