Monthly Archives: November 2015

4 Ways to Avoid Holiday Back Pain

Posted on November 24, 2015 to News and Press

The holidays are here, and for many of us that means traveling to see friends and family. Whether you’re flying, driving or catching a train, you are going to be sitting for a prolonged period of time. Keep your travels comfortable and you back pain-free with these four tips: Pack it light Over-packing is easy […]

Tagged: air travel, auto travel, Back pain, Holidays, lumbar support, posture, Spine

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How to Choose the Right Orthopedic Surgeon

Posted on November 17, 2015 to News and Press

Choosing the right orthopedic surgeon is the first step toward a successful surgery and a fast recovery. You may be wondering, but how do I know which surgeon is right for me? Here are a few tips and questions to keep in mind through your decision process: Ask around Just as you consult your friends, […]

Tagged: acl injuries, alabama orthopedic clinic, AOC, Dr. Barber, Joint replacement, knee injuries, Knee Replacement, orthopaedic surgery, orthopedic surgeon, surgery

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Playing Injured: Not a Tough Call

Posted on November 11, 2015 to News and Press

Did you know that many NFL players risk their health by playing through injuries? Tough or not, their desire to stay on the field is so strong that it can sometimes overshadow their pain. The nature of this sport fosters high pain tolerance and quick recovery, but athletes shouldn’t always “suck it up,” as it […]

Tagged: acl injuries, ankle sprain, concussion, foot and ankle, Football, football injuries, shoulder, sports, sports medicine

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