The Advantages of Outdoor Exercise

The Advantages of Outdoor Exercise

Take advantage of the benefits of outdoor exercise to boost orthopedic health. Recent studies show that certain advantages of exercising outside, such as natural elevation changes, wind resistance and vitamin D absorption, can’t be replicated by indoor alternatives. This season, OrthoArizona – Arcadia suggests incorporating outdoor activities to reap the added benefits. Why Exercise Outdoors? Taking a workout routine outdoors…

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OrthoArizona Responds to Increased Summertime Injuries with Same-Day Appointments

OrthoArizona Responds to Increased Summertime Injuries with Same-Day Appointments

With emergency department visits at their peak with summertime injuries accounting for 27 percent of an average year’s total ER visits, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Phoenix-based orthopedic practice OrthoArizona – Arcadia (AOA) offers same-day appointments to ensure timely, quality care for orthopedic emergencies. Injuries including fractures, both simple and complex, ligament sprains, muscle or tendon…

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Tips for Healthy Long Distance Running

Tips for Healthy Long Distance Running

Long distance running offers excellent health benefits like decreasing the risk of cardiovascular disease, supporting weight loss and improving bone density. However, the strain of running extended distances can lead to orthopedic injuries. To stay healthy, follow these essential tips for long distance running. Get Enough Rest Rest is essential. Runners can maintain bone and joint health and prevent injuries…

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Obese Americans at Higher Risk for Debilitating Joint Disease Says OrthoArizona  – Arcadia

Obese Americans at Higher Risk for Debilitating Joint Disease Says OrthoArizona – Arcadia

With studies linking an increase in the development of osteoarthritis with obesity, surgeons at OrthoArizona – Arcadia (AOA) say weight control is an essential component in maintaining mobility through middle and old age. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three obese Americans are expected to develop osteoarthritis (arthritis of the joints) in key areas…

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