Choosing where to have physical or occupational therapy after surgery or an injury is an important part of your recovery. Find key questions to ask for the most convenient and effective therapy.
Bone, Muscle & Joint Health
Find tips for daily living and the latest breakthroughs in treating adult and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, vasculitis, osteoporosis, gout and more from our Orthopaedic & Rheumatologic Institute.
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.
Too often, we treat pain with medications. Unfortunately, many pain medications have bad side effects. They also can be addictive. If you're struggling with pain, consider all the alternatives.
Hip and knee replacements eliminate pain and improve movement. They are also becoming more common in younger, more active patients. Learn about the latest innovations as both prosthetics and surgical techniques improve.
Autumn is almost here and that means it's time for young athletes to begin practicing and conditioning for fall school sports. But before your child begins, make sure he or she undergoes a sports physical.
As people live longer and are more active, they expect more in their golden years. They want to move well and without pain. For some, hip or knee replacements can help. But joint replacement isn't a solution for everyone. Find out if it's something to consider.
Discover the best way to ease pain from a strained muscle, a sprained ligament, a headache, a sore back or an aching knee. Cleveland Clinic experts in sports medicine, neurology and rheumatology weigh in.
The most common cause of knee pain can hit you at any age -- your 30s or 40s as easily as your 60s and 70s. An orthopaedic surgeon offers tips to alleviate the “creaking” and soothe the discomfort.
With our busy lives, it can be challenging to make time for exercise. We asked Kim Gladden, MD, how she does it. Before she was a physician, Dr. Gladden enjoyed a rich career in dance. She offers tips to staying fit for life.
Even when you're deeply involved in healthcare, extra weight can sneak up on you. Nearly four years ago, Lutul Farrow, MD, was climbing a flight of stairs and he became short of breath. Then he took up running. You can too.