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New Mexico Orthopaedic Associates would like to welcome Dr. Landon Brown to our talented team of providers. Dr. Brown recently joined New Mexico Orthopaedic Associates Westside Clinic in Rio Rancho as a Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with a Specialty in Total Joint Replacement (Hip & Pelvis, Knee). Dr. Brown received his Medical Doctorate from the University […]
Fibromyalgia is a common and chronic syndrome that causes bodily pain and mental distress.
Symptoms of fibromyalgia can be confused with those of arthritis, or joint inflammation. However, unlike arthritis, it has not been found to cause joint or muscle inflammation and damage. It is seen as a rheumatic condition,
While the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the world, it has also caused the cycling world to make changes to their daily lives. Not only has the pandemic led to canceled bike races across the country, but it has also led many riders to ask what cycling during coronavirus looks like.
A person may feel numbness in their legs and feet due to sitting in a position that puts too much pressure on the nerves or reduces blood flow. However, long-lasting or unexplained numbness may be a sign of an underlying medical condition.
Osteoporosis is often described as “a silent disease.” During COVID, this has never been more true. Bone health took a back seat. Health assessments, bone density testing and sometimes treatment itself were upended by the pandemic. This disruption in care may have serious, long-term consequences for patients.
Here are some exercises designed to stretch, strengthen and stabilise the structures that support your hip.
It’s important to keep active – you should try to do the exercises that are suitable for you every day. Repeat each exercise between 5–10 times and try to do the whole set of exercises 2-3 times a day.
Start by exercising gradually and build up over time. Remember to carry on even when your hip is better to prevent your symptoms returning.
The cause of pain in the lower back while sitting may involve posture, an injury, or a health condition.
Back pain is one of the most common medical problems in the United States. About 1 in 4 adults in the country have at least 1 day of back pain in any 3-month period.
Here, we describe the causes, treatments, and prevention of lower back pain while sitting.
Sciatica is a type of nerve pain that radiates down the back into the hip and leg. It often goes away in a few weeks, but for some people, the condition is chronic.
The pain can feel like an intense cramp or burning electrical sensations.
Sciatica that lasts more than 3 months or that goes away and comes back may be chronic sciatica.