Over the past 13 years we have optimized the program we call StoneFit for orthopedic rehabilitation. For each injury, we custom-design a set of exercises to work around the injured joint using the principles of combined functional exercises.
Knees do not necessarily wear out evenly, sometimes one part of the knee is perfectly fine while another part is completely destroyed. If only part of the knee joint is worn out, why replace all of it?
While elite cyclists, with prize money and international rankings at stake, get straight back onto their bikes with broken clavicles, the rest of us tend to be more sensible in our approach to healing.
Can't find the right words to describe the symptoms of your health concerns? Not sure when they began? Don't worry, data captured from your body will soon be revealing all, perhaps picking up problems before you're even aware of them.
Have you injured yourself recently? How are you feeling about it? a) Sad: “What did I do to deserve this? It’s all over.” b) Angry: No words. Just fury. c) In denial: “Hopefully it will just get better on its own.”
d) Accepting: “Yes, it’s a bummer but I’ll take stock and figure out how to get better and stronger.”
If you have osteoarthritis, or if you think you may develop it later, you don’t have to just “suck up” the symptoms or change your life to manage the disorder. There is something that you can do about it, especially if you catch it early.
Our unique regenerative approach to healing joints and repairing arthritis can get you back to the activities you love, without compromise. You’ll be fitter, faster and stronger than you have been in years.
Which are you: a statistic or a person with a problem? If you ask the government, or many of the “managed” health care plans, you are seen as a “life”—as in, how many “lives” will be treated and at what cost? If you ask a doctor who has your best interests at heart, you are a person. But if he or she says they must follow a guideline for your arthritis care, walk out. Here is why.
The choice to operate—or not to operate—is a daily decision that all surgeons go through and that all injured patients face. At times, operative care can actually be more conservative than non-operative care, notably in cases where the injury is only going to get worse. Here are some of the typical choices our patients will face during this upcoming ski and winter sports season.
Much has made about the effectiveness of exercising your gratitude muscle. The health benefits of gratitude are broad and often begin with lowered stress, stronger relationships, and more energy. But how we practice this exercise, and make it part of our daily lives, is the dilemma. Here are five observations about what gratitude is not and a few tips for training the muscle: