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
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
What is an Ankle Fracture? An ankle fracture is when bones in the ankle, specifically the tibia and fibula, break partially or completely. In an ankle fracture, the tibia and fibula are broken close to the foot. These are called the distal ends of the bone. The fibula is located on the outside of the … Continue reading Ankle Fractures