Clearing snow off your driveway may not seem like a dangerous task, but the activity sends thousands to the ER each year.
It’s a strenuous, physically demanding activity that involves bending and twisting your body in unnatural ways while moving more than 15 pounds of snow with each shovelful.
Joint pain and pulled muscles are the most common snow shoveling-related injuries we see here at Southeastern Med, but some people may experience trouble breathing or cardiac distress.
“Cancer takes over enough of a person’s life. Cancer treatment should be convenient,” says Dr. Elaine Beed.
Every year, many people finish up the holiday season with a New Year's resolution to lose weight. To help individuals meet their healthy weight loss and exercise goals, Southeastern Med will offer a Group Lifestyle Balance™ (GLB) program beginning January 23rd.
You probably don't notice all the ways you use your joints every day, but they help you do everything from waving and turning your head, to climbing steps and lifting objects.
Aging and injuries – even the way you sit – can cause wear and tear on your joints that can lead to arthritis and other joint pain. These five tips will help you keep your joints and the muscles and tissue that support them in good shape.