Less than half of hip fracture patients adhere to the national recommendations for vitamin D intake, according to new findings presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

Did you know that May is Healthy Vision Month? Your eyes need to be cared for and nurtured to continue to give you clear vision. There are several things that you can do maintain your visual health.

The American Academy of Ophthalmology has developed a list of four questions to help you determine when it is time to schedule cataract surgery.

While we typically think of stress as a mental and emotional struggle, what many of us don’t realize is that stress can manifest itself through a number of physical symptoms such as fatigue, body aches and muscle pain.

Diabetic eye disease is a group of eye conditions that can affect people with diabetes.

Back pain is one of the most common medical complaints among American adults, and it is sometimes linked to muscle tension from stress. Medication has long been considered a convenient and simple way to address back pain, but new guidelines released by th

Chronic red eye can also be alarming if you are concerned that you may be developing an infection that could harm your vision.

New findings suggest that running actually changes the biochemical environment within the knee to prevent inflammation and benefit the overall joint.

Dry eye does not always precede glaucoma diagnosis. In fact, many glaucoma patients develop dry eye as a reaction to medicated eye drops that are prescribed to lower their eye pressure.

Antidepressant use nearly doubles the risk of hip fracture among elderly community-dwelling patients with Alzheimer’s patients, according to a recent study by the University of Eastern Finland.

Whether you develop glaucoma depends on the level of intraocular pressure that your optic nerve can sustain without being stressed, and your inherited genes significantly factor into the outcome.

There’s good news for arthritis sufferers who struggle with exercise. Just a small amount of physical activity can have a significant impact on your arthritis symptoms!

A recent study found that older adults with osteoarthritis in the lower extremities can experience significant improvement in their arthritis symptoms through chair yoga.

Healthy Vision Month is an annual initiative that encourages all men, women and children to consider the importance of lifelong eye health.

​Low-impact exercises are also important for strengthening knees and keeping the joints lubricated. Try adding these exercises to your routine to keep knee pain under control.

​According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, almost 20,000 Americans injure their eyes in their place of work. Of these 20,000, one third of the injuries are serious enough to merit a visit to the hospital emergency room.

Think that you’re too young for joint replacement? Think again! Studies show that the number of joint replacement surgeries in the United States is steadily increasing, with a significant rise among younger age groups.

Today, new technology and designs offer a multitude of options for IOLs. Instead of feeling overwhelmed by your choices, think of all the possibilities that are available to you in being able to select a lens that suits your activity level and lifestyle.

If you suffer from any of these common foot ailments, you want to find relief – and fast! Many patients think that surgery is their only option to correct foot problems and deformities, but that isn’t necessarily true.