Nathan Ingram

New Name, Same Quality Care New Name, Same Quality Care – AOS Physicians Join OrthoSports

Patients First – What this means for You Bigger & Better Together At Alabama Orthopaedic Surgeons, we know that orthopaedic care is synonymous with wellness. Our team—with over 60 years of combined experience—has seen firsthand how keeping Alabamians moving can also keep them happy, healthy, and living their best lives. For these reasons, Alabama Orthopaedic …

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Are Your Flip-flops Ortho-Friendly? – How your Favorite Sandals May Cause Health Issues

Everybody’s got their favorite pair—those worn out, well-trampled flip-flops or sandals. They’re the star of the summer season, going with us to the beach and beyond. Unlike more substantive footwear, however, flip-flops and sandals can pose real dangers despite their fun attitude and festive purposes. When worn for a light stroll or extensive walk, a …

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Safety on the Slopes – Common Skiing Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Staying active during the winter months can be a difficult process. Cold weather can make joints sore and can prevent regular use of outside recreational areas. But when winter closes one door, it opens another. If you’re lucky enough to live near a mountain slope, keeping active in winter means one thing: skiing. While skiing …

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Back to School Without Back Pain – Avoiding Common Backpack Injuries

As a parent of young students or an adult enrolled in additional education, you know that hitting the books can sometimes feel like hitting the gym. Hauling the necessary texts from class to class can sometimes cost you more than the price of tuition or those new study supplies. The common backpack has its advantages, …

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Women and Workouts – How Extreme Diets and Overworked Muscles Affect Bone Health

 Staying fit, healthy, and strong is hard work—and it gets even harder as we age. Strict workout plans and unforgiving fitness regimens may produce the best results, but they can put you at increased risk of injury. A crash diet one week before a wedding or a three-day cleanse before a beach trip may be …

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Workout Recovery – Cool Down Dos & Don’ts

This time of year, working out in the summer heat requires longer, more mindful cooldowns. Allowing time for recovery can regulate your heartrate, stabilize your breathing, and help your body transition between states of activity. But when it comes to cooling down, there are countless schools of thought, endless rumors, and word-of-mouth practices. Figuring out …

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Hiking for Health – Improve your Mood, Blood Pressure, and More

The great American wilderness is world-renowned for its rejuvenating properties. Generations of Americans have taken to woodland trails for rest and relaxation. Indeed, the numerous health benefits of hiking make even a small excursion worth considering.  But if you suffer from orthopaedic injuries or other chronic illnesses, is hiking a safe form of exercise for …

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Getting Fit While Being Safe – Protect your Joints with these 5 Fitness Programs in B’ham

If you’ve been trying to stay fit, you’ve likely encountered the most common type of fitness center there is: a weight-room-centric facility with some tired cardio equipment in the back. But if you suffer from joint pain or arthritis, these old-fashioned establishments pose a serious question. Can I get a good workout here without hurting …

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