Coastal Orthopedics Blog

Treatment options for Osteoarthritis: Exercise, Medications, Surgery

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common degenerative condition affecting the joints. About 27 million people in the U.S. have some form of OA, which is a breakdown of joint cartilage that can lead to pain, swelling, and stiffness. OA is a long-term, incurable disease; you can't reverse its effects, but you can learn strategies and options for managing your symptoms.

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What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? (Signs and Symptoms)

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common neurological problem for people of all ages and activity levels. Learning to identify its causes, signs, and symptoms is key to preventing further nerve damage and the need for surgical intervention.

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HOW TO MAINTAIN PEAK ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE

Working out every day can be hard on your body whether you are injured or not. At Coastal Orthopedics, we are passionate about freeing you to pursue your passion. If you love athletics, we have some tips to keep your body thriving within its challenging regimen.

  1. Get Sleep
    • Your muscles’ only time to recover is while you sleep. Make sure you get seven to eight hours of sleep each night in order to...
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SWIMMING: HOW IT CAN CAUSE BACK PAIN

Swimming is generally a great form of exercise because it is aerobic and low-impact. This means it is easy on your back and spine. It can even be used to reduce back pain, as we will discuss in our next blog. However, in this blog, we are going to touch on the few ways that swimming can cause back troubles.

Have you been confused by back pain that comes even though you are doing a “low impact...

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