You can learn several ways to help people who use an assistive device to walk, climb stairs, or get in and out of bed. It's important to learn how to help safely and comfortably -- for both the patient and the caregiver.
Winter is here and it’s important to be prepared for the elements. Family Medicine doctor Michael Rabovsky, MD, shares some helpful tips that will keep you healthy and safe through the snow and ice and cold this season
Many of the outdoor activities we love pose a risk of wrist or ankle fractures. Find out how to tell a fracture from a sprain (hint: often only your doctor can) and what treatment to expect.
Competitive gymnastics brings significant risks for sprains, strains and fractures of the back and joints. Finding the right coach and building core strength and flexibility can help keep your kids safe.
A growing number of elderly people are falling and suffering traumatic brain injuries as a result. How do you keep yourself or a family member safer from a dangerous fall?
The percentage of Americans with osteoporosis who are women is a whopping 80 percent -- totaling more than 35 million people. What's the message for women? Mind your bones!
We’ve all heard of the forgetfulness and language problems that can signal Alzheimer’s. But when this disease strikes adults under 65, it can arrive with unexpected and puzzling symptoms – like unexplained clumsiness.
One in three adults over the age of 65 experiences a dangerous fall each year. Commonly, falls are caused by arthritis pain in the hips, knees or ankles. Here’s how to reduce your risk.
Icy sidewalks. Slippery driveways. Boots that bring melting snow onto floors. These all can cause falls. And spill that gives a 20-year-old a bruised knee could send an elderly person to the hospital. Learn what puts some elderly people at more at risk than others and how to prevent falls.