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When to Consider a Knee Brace

Knee injuries are no walk in the park—especially when you live an active lifestyle. But you don’t want to take months off work or sports to let your knees heal. Keep reading to learn how a knee brace can help you under the right circumstances.

Jun 10th, 2021
Pros and Cons of NSAID Medications

When you're hurting, over-the-counter pain relievers might be your go-to option. However, they do have side effects to be aware of. Read on to learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of NSAID medications.

May 26th, 2021
5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Posture

Most of us struggle with bad posture; however, it can have detrimental effects. Poor posture not only causes pain, but leads to other problems, too. Keep reading to learn how to improve your posture easily to prevent problems later.

Apr 19th, 2021
Four Common Nutrient Deficiencies

Eating healthy and exercising are great for your health, but how do you know if you're getting the proper nutrition. Nutrient deficiencies are common and can be corrected. Keep reading to learn about four of the most common nutrient deficiencies.

Mar 17th, 2021
How Proper Stretching Helps Prevent Pain

Have you ever wondered why you’re supposed to stretch before and after activity? Stretching has many benefits, with pain prevention at the top of the list. Keep reading to learn more about why it’s good for your body and how it helps with pain.

Feb 16th, 2021
Symptoms of a Meniscus Tear

Most of the time a knee injury isn't much to worry about. In other cases though, your injury might be something more serious, like a meniscus tear. Continue reading to learn how to spot the symptoms of an injured meniscus.

Jan 18th, 2021
How Physical Therapy Treats Pain

Pain is a nuisance, especially when it affects you every day. A lot of treatments are available that offer relief. Physical therapy’s an option that can help you get your life back. Read on to find out more about physical therapy and pain relief.

Nov 9th, 2020
The Importance of Good Posture and How to Get It

Are you suffering from back and neck pain? It could be the result of exhibiting poor posture during the day. Don’t fret; you can improve your posture and get rid of muscle pain. Read on to find out why proper posture is so important.

Oct 8th, 2020
Why Excessive Sitting Is Harmful to Your Health

If you're like the rest of the world, you probably enjoy a lazy day on the couch here and there. But did you know that too many lazy days are harmful to your health? Read on to find out how too much sitting can be detrimental to your wellbeing.

Sep 18th, 2020
How Effective Is Viscosupplementation in Resolving Knee Pain?

If you have osteoarthritis in your knee, then you know how painful the problem can be and how difficult it is to find a treatment option that’s actually effective. Read on to learn about viscosupplementation, a minimally invasive treatment option.

Jun 11th, 2020
The Dangers of Tech Neck

How much time do you spend looking at your phone or a tablet or laptop each day? What is your posture like while you do? The dangers of tech neck are real! Here’s what you need to know.

May 29th, 2020
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 23rd, 2020
ALL ABOUT MARK CONLIFFE, D.O.

Dr. Mark Conliffe graduated from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine with a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011. He is the only Board-Certified Neuromusculoskeletal Specialist in the city of Louisville, Kentucky.

Feb 11th, 2020
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE

Commonwealth Musculoskeletal Medicine wants to provide an introduction to the type of medicine we practice; Osteopathic Medicine. If you haven’t read our first blog, check it out here for a brief overview of who Bodyworks is and what we do.

Feb 7th, 2020