Coastal Orthopedics Blog

What is Osteoarthritis? Signs, Symptoms, and Causes

Do you experience aches, pains, or swelling in your joints? You may have osteoarthritis, or OA. OA is a progressive disease of the joints caused by the degeneration of cartilage between bones. 

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STAY FIT ALL WINTER LONG! PART 2

In our last blog, we discussed ways to stay fit during winter. Though we don’t have snow like Montana in Texas, our temperatures still go down and the days get shorter. Working out before or after work is already difficult at times with the sun and temperature working against you. That is why we are continuing our tips for staying fit through this season!

  1. Go on an active trip
    • Whether you go some...
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SWIMMING: HOW IT CAN RELIEVE BACK PAIN

In our last blog, we explored the ways that swimming can cause back pain. Often, it was from doing front strokes incorrectly. More often, swimming is a great way to exercise because it is so low-impact. Many people turn to swimming when recovering from back injuries or issues.

Swimming is a great way to get exercise and relieve back pain because it is low-impact. It allows you to build muscle mass...

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