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Nov 08, 2017 / By Omni Orthopaedics Staff

Healthy Joints Continued

 Choose your favorite spots and walk them at least once a week. Hiking burns calories, strengthens muscles and builds denser bones, while providing interesting scenery and a chance to get in touch with Mother Nature.

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Oct 23, 2017 / By Omni Orthopaedics Staff

A few extra tips for healthy joints

Curtail your caffeine intake. While you may need that extra burst of energy in the morning, try and resist those second and third cups of coffee. Studies show that the extra caffeine can weaken your bones.

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Oct 13, 2017 / By Omni Orthopaedics Staff

Supplements for healthy joints

 Glucosamine, a supplement made from the shells of crab, lobster and shrimp, has been shown to ease joint pain and stiffness, particularly in people with osteoarthritis of the knee. Some studies suggest that it may contribute to cartilage repair.

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Sep 27, 2017 / By Omni Orthopaedics Staff

Even more things you can do to relieve joint strain

Handling heavy loads. To make heavy loads easier to handle, use your largest, strongest joints and muscles to take stress off smaller hand joints and to spread the load over large surface areas. When you lift or carry items, use the palms of both hands or use your arms instead of your hands.

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