The skeletal system provides structure to our bodies and help to protects its vital organs. It also helps the body store calcium and other nutrients and minerals the body requires. Bone health is determined by bone density, or the amount of mineral matter per square centimeter of bone. (more…)
Surgery went great! There wasn’t any reason to take more than a day or two or prescribed pain medication and over the counter medicines worked. A few days before a follow up with the doctor, there is nearly a full bottle or pain pills left over. Throw them in the trash? Flush ‘em down the drain? Keep them for an emergency?
Low back and hip pain can stem from a variety of sources. Symptoms and their location can help to determine what in fact is the cause of the source of pain. (more…)