Diet and Bone Health

Diet and Bone Health

Did you know that hip fractures, for example, are higher in milk consuming countries? That may come as a surprise given that dairy products are an excellent source of calcium. So how is it that Asians, with a lower calcium intake, are less prone to osteoporosis? Because it is the overall content of the diet that matters, not just the amount of calcium or vitamin D it contains. The acid-base balance of the diet seems to be an important feature. 

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5 Fun Facts About Orthopaedics

5 Fun Facts About Orthopaedics

You’ve probably seen a lot of information on the Internet about orthopedics. So we thought we would keep it short and interesting by providing you with a few orthopedic fun facts.

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Exercises for Strong Bones

Exercises for Strong Bones

  Many people are educated with the vast variety of benefits that exercise brings for one’s overall health, such as the prevention of obesity, reducing risk of stroke and heart disease, increasing energy levels, and helping with memory and overall brain health –...

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Why Good Posture Is So Important

Why Good Posture Is So Important

Posture is the position in which someone holds their body when standing or sitting. Good posture helps us support our muscles, ligaments, and weight- related-activities.

So what are the benefits of correct posture?

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Hip Resurfacing the alternative to replacement

Hip Resurfacing the alternative to replacement

Hip Resurfacing arthroplasty is an alternative to total hip replacement in individuals with end-stage articular cartilage degeneration and who have good bone quality. They must have minimal bone loss in their hip joints with a structural intact joint surface. The big...

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Super Foods For Your Bones

Super Foods For Your Bones

There are three types of superfoods that are especially good for your bones.  Nothing beats calcium for your bones. It's found in dairy and vegetables, so why not do both? Dark green leaves such as bok choy, kale, collard greens, and spinach are great. On top of that,...

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