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Spine Health Tips

Published July 27, 2017 by Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates

Spine Health Tips

If the spine wasn’t an important part of your body, there wouldn’t be a saying to express something of priority as “the backbone.” Keeping your backbone healthy is important to your overall health and wellness. Back pain is a common reason people com ...


Stretching 101

Published July 12, 2017 by Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates

Stretching 101

Stretching can introduce many benefits to your physical health. Not only does stretching increase flexibility, but stretching also reduces muscle tension and soreness, reduces the risk of injury to the tendons, joints and muscles, enhances body aware ...


Swimming for Joint Health

Published July 07, 2017 by Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates

Swimming for Joint Health

Looking for a low-impact exercise that’s good for your joints? Find your way to a local pool at the YMCA or community center.Swimming is a great option for exercise that’s easy on the joints. The buoyancy of the water supports body weight and reduces ...


Food for (Arthritis) Thought

Published June 26, 2017 by Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates

Food for (Arthritis) Thought

Did you know what you eat could help ease the pain of arthritis? While there is no magic diet that will cure arthritis, eating certain foods (and avoiding others) can help decrease inflammation, increase bone strength, boost the immune system and ben ...


Smart Tips for the Weekend Warrior

Published June 14, 2017 by Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates

Smart Tips for the Weekend Warrior

Busy work schedules don’t leave much time for hours of exercise during the week. This is why a lot of us end up being weekend warriors. We might squeeze a couple of short workouts in during the week, but we all know many of us save our more intensive ...


What Can You Do To Promote Bone Health?

Published May 23, 2017 by Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates

What Can You Do To Promote Bone Health?

So why should you drink a glass of milk today? Because it promotes healthy bones! We want to help stop bone disease before it starts.Milk is a prime source of calcium, vitamin D and potassium. Calcium is important for building strong bones and vitami ...


An Inside Look at Osteoporosis

Published May 03, 2017 by Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates

An Inside Look at Osteoporosis

May is National Osteoporosis Month, and we’re here to give you the inside scoop on osteoporosis.Osteoporosis is a condition where bones become less dense and are more likely to break or fracture. The word osteoporosis literally means “porous bones.”P ...


Get the Fibromyalgia Facts

Published April 19, 2017 by Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates

Get the Fibromyalgia Facts

Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread pain in the muscles and soft tissue. Fatigue, sleep disturbances, memory and cognitive problems, and mood issues also accompany the musculoskeletal pain. Researchers believe fibromyalgia is cause ...


Injury Prevention: Running

Published March 21, 2017 by Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates

Injury Prevention: Running

Running is a great way to maintain your overall health. It is a full-body workout that gets you into shape and reduces stress. However, like any other type of exercise, risk of injury comes with running. So before you start your running routine, make ...


Understanding Scoliosis

Published March 06, 2017 by Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates

Understanding Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a musculoskeletal disorder characterized by the sideways curvature of the spine.  The two most common types of scoliosis are degenerative scoliosis and idiopathic scoliosis. Degenerative scoliosis is most common in adults and result ...


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