Remember Harry Potter and the infamous, dreadful-tasting potion Skele-Gro for regrowing missing bones? Well, author J.K. Rowling was on to something, as the ability to regrow bone is likely to be in our future. New method for treating broken bones This superpower could become a reality thanks to decades of research and a few veterinarians … Continue reading Is Re-Growing Bones in Our Future?
2017 is almost history—time to start thinking about those New Year’s resolutions. We have a few that anyone can benefit from, as they all work together to help your bones and joints stay strong, healthy, and pain-free! Plus, they’re easy to incorporate into your life no matter what your age, job or fitness level. We … Continue reading 5 New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Bone & Joint Health →
Millions of Americans spend 40+ hours per week tip-tapping away at a desk job, often followed by a sit down dinner, a night of Netflix, or curling up with a favorite book in the recliner. It’s hard to argue with the fact that, as a whole, we all spend too much time sitting—and it can … Continue reading 4 Ways to Keep Your Body Healthy & Pain-Free if You Have a Desk Job →
What does a Carolina Hand surgeon do for vacation? For Dr. Minkin, it’s an adventure deep beneath the earth’s surface (just a quick glance at the beautiful photos on his bio may give that away). He recently took a trip to Central America, where he and a local crew enjoyed a multi-day expedition through the … Continue reading Dr. Bruce Minkin’s Adventures with Jaguars, Bushwacking & Underground Caves in Belize →
If you’ve broken a bone, you’re going to need to keep the affected joints immobilized for a period of time to ensure the tissues heal correctly. In many cases, there’s no better way to safely immobilize the area—and ensure as speedy a recovery as possible—than applying a cast. If your doctor has put you in … Continue reading Cast Care: How to Keep Your Cast Comfortable and Clean →