Why think about your bone health? Bone is living tissue that is constantly being broken down and replaced. Yet the way your body replaces your bone tissue can change and diminish. Osteoporosis is disease in which the creation of new bone doesn’t keep up with the loss of old bone. Women who are past menopause
Dr. Mark Klaassen provides insight in this video about anterior hip replacement with an incision at the bikini line. Watch it on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/IDFSqRb_2yU .
WHAT & WHEN: To honor all veterans during the week of Veteran’s Day, the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center of Northern Indiana, Inc., commonly known as OSMC, will hold a flag raising ceremony featuring Miller’s Veteran Color Guard and Elkhart High School Musicians starting at 10:30 a.m. ET, Friday, November 12, 2021. WHERE: The ceremony
Christopher Annis, MD, anesthesiologist and pain management physician, of the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center of Northern Indiana, Inc. (OSMC,) has joined the board of directors of Elkhart General Hospital, Beacon Health System. As an Elkhart General Hospital trustee, Dr. Annis participates in board’s oversight of the hospital’s quality of care, business operations and the
The pain was still manageable, but her legs were bowing and she was hunching over. Jeanne D. says she’s had knee problems for a long time. “I was able to keep moving for years by visiting OSMC for occasional pain injections,” she says. “The pain was still manageable, but I had significant bowing of my
After years of shaking off a regular, but small bit of knee pain, Larry Baranowski says,” all of sudden it seemed like the pain got so bad, so fast. I had massive amounts of pain and swelling from just a little walking.” “I decided to try some pain injections, but I had no relief. The
Being a pain in the neck is better than having a pain in the neck. These days, with more time in front of our computers and on our phones in not-so-ergo-friendly offices (aka the sofa), we’re setting ourselves up for unwelcomed aches and pains. With win ter behind us and spring cleaning ahead of us,
Her sewing room was in the basement. She was not. With the severe osteoarthritis, Cheryle Barton’s right knee wouldn’t let her get to one of her favorite pastimes – sewing. “I upholster and do mending, and recently I’ve been making facemasks, she explains.” Suffering with knee pain for years, Cheryle worked to strengthen her knee
Big trouble with his golf game, it’s something Dale Schrock never anticipated from that last batch of leaves he gathered. “Late last October, I was emptying the bag of leaves, something I’ve done hundreds of times before, and I lost my balance on an incline area in the yard. Down I went on my right shoulder.
As lifestyles have changed to include more time in front of video conferencing equipment instead of exercise equipment, pain has become an unwelcomed side effect. Single instances of “overdoing it” or obvious injuries often resolve with time and conservative care, but what happens when the pain persists? When it becomes a part of your daily