Category Archives: Joint Pain

Joint Pain | Mar 11, 2019

Can Bad Weather Affect Your Joints?

This has been the million dollar question for some time now but does the weather affect your joints? Some researchers have said that there has been absolutely no evidence that supports this cause. However, others have found a ten degree drop correlates with a rise in arthritis flare-ups as well…

Nutrition for Your Joints | AICA Orthopedics

Joint Pain | Mar 27, 2019

Nutrition For Your Joints

Did you know, by the age of 30, new bone formation begins to slow down, resulting in thinning of bone and stiffness in the joints? Our bones are living tissues that are constantly changing their structure and composition.

Joint Pain | May 6, 2019

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Joint Health

Think of exciting moments in your life like dancing at your wedding, holding your first born or even running down the street with your child as they learn to ride a bike. All of these moments were possible due to your healthy joints allowing you to participate in these occasions.

If You're A Gym Member, Here's How You Can Protect Your Joints From Pain | AICA Orthopedics

Joint Pain | Aug 26, 2019

If You’re A Gym Member, Here’s How You Can Protect Your Joints From Pain

When exercising, your joints experience a great deal of stress as your joints are responsible for holding your bones together. These joints are composed of ligaments, tendons, and cartilage that help lessen the impact of the bones and joints from coming together, which would result in discomfort, and when exercising,…

Why Do Joints Develop Arthritis

Joint Pain | Mar 15, 2021

Why Do Joints Develop Arthritis?

For many people, arthritis is a natural consequence of growing up- age, genetics, and gender can all make you more susceptible to the condition. However, there are other environmental factors that increase your chances of developing arthritis in the joints. As you start to notice symptoms, you may want to…

Joint Replacement Surgeries: 5 Things You Need to Know

Joint Pain | May 31, 2021

Joint Replacement Surgeries: 5 Things You Need to Know

While there isn’t a specific recommended age for joint replacement surgery, the medical field has seen a decrease in the number of joint replacement surgeries needed by people in their 40s and 50s. Joint replacement surgery is most common among older adults due to general wear and tear on the…

Does a Bone Density Test Show Arthritis

Joint Pain | Feb 25, 2022

Does a Bone Density Test Show Arthritis?

A bone density test is a type of X-ray that measures the strength of your bones. Doctors recommend a bone density test every few years in older adults to help identify and treat osteoporosis. The medical terms osteopenia and osteoporosis refer to issues with bone loss, both of which are…

Weight and Diabetes Impact Your Joint Replacement

Injury Recovery, Joint Pain | Jun 23, 2022

How Weight and Diabetes Impact Your Joint Replacement

Do you have chronic joint pain and mobility issues that keep you from going about your daily routines or participating in activities you used to enjoy? Whether your joint pain developed after a car accident injury or because of debilitating arthritis, sometimes the best option to resolve your pain and…

What is a TFCC Tear

Injury Recovery, Joint Pain | Jun 23, 2022

What is a TFCC Tear?

TFCC stands for triangular fibrocartilage complex. It is an intricate structure made up of ligaments, tendons, and cartilage that supports and stabilizes your wrist. The bones in your forearm connect to the bones in your wrist with the help of TFCC. One cause of wrist pain could come from a…

Joint Replacement Surgeries: 5 Things You Need to Know

Injury Recovery, Joint Pain | Jul 18, 2022

Do I Need a Total Joint Replacement to Treat My Arthritis?

A total joint replacement is a procedure in which parts of an arthritic joint are removed and replaced. This replacement joint is designed to replicate the movement of a healthy, normal joint. Joint replacement procedures can help relieve pain and enable patients to live a fuller, more active life. Hip…

Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tears

Injury Recovery, Joint Pain | Jul 29, 2022

Treating a Torn Ligament in the Elbow

Elbow injuries can be extremely frustrating to deal with, and they can sideline you from your favorite activities for months. Thankfully, the team at AICA Orthopedics is experienced in treating torn ligaments in the elbow and can advise you on the best treatment options for your particular situation. Ulnar Collateral…

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