What is orthopedics?

Arthritis, bursitis, back pain, bunions, sprains, or tendinitis. These are some of the many types of diverse pathologies related to the musculoskeletal system that can be treated through orthopedics. This medical specialty is responsible for correcting, or where possible, avoiding body deformities, and improving patients’ quality of life. Most of the time orthopedic clinics receive referrals from trauma cases.

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Orthopedic Experts advise against overdoing sport

A healthy lifestyle extends our lifespan. Regular sports and exercise is essential for our physical and mental wellbeing. It also helps us to avoid illnesses such as fibromyalgia (FMS), obesity and back pain. However, we must be careful. Overdoing sport and exercising excessively can be damaging, especially if you are not in good shape to start with. A classic example is people who push themselves too much whilst jogging, if you overdo it this could result in knee problems that could need to be operated on with orthopedic surgery.

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Sleeping Postures and Orthopedics

Sleeping in the perfect position is essential for your physical and mental balance. In short, the activity that you spend a third of your life doing (sleeping!) is now known to be one of the foundations for a happy and successful life. In the field of medicine, orthopedics, among other specialties, can give us the advice we need to make sure that our time asleep is beneficial to our health and not a frustrating experience.

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Benefits of yoga: prevent back pain

Yoga is an ancient discipline from India. Yoga is focused on having complete control and balance of the body, not only physically but also mentally and spiritually. Yoga will help you to balance physical and emotional health, and your general wellbeing. This is achieved by performing various physical positions, postures and exercises known as ‘asanas’. Asanas will help you prevent many injuries such as back pain and orthopedic problems. Yoga will also greatly increase your flexibility.

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