Avoid Exercise Injury

Exercising is an essential part of staying active and healthy. Unfortunately, it’s easy to push too hard during exercise, which can lead to injury. Here are some tips to remember while exercising to avoid injury. Be Sure to Warm Up Before Exercising Warming up before you exercise gets your blood flowing and increases the elasticity of your muscles. This helps

Joint Pain at the Computer

Whether at work or home, those who sit at a computer extensively are prone to suffering aches and pains in their fingers, wrists, neck, and low back. But preventative measures can be taken to help you stay pain-free and healthy. Read more Aches and pains often experienced include numbness in fingers, sore wrists, and lower back pain, while soreness can

Orthopedic Acronyms

It seems that all professions have created their own acronyms to shorten the length of common phrases they use in their everyday job. Orthopedists also use their own form of “jargon”. If you have ever seen an orthopedist you may have heard these terms before. PASTA: Partial Articular Supraspinatus Tendon Avulsion This term describes a type of traumatic injury to

5 Tips to Help Preserve Your Joints

With so many products on the market to help you reverse the effects of aging, it’s unfortunate that there are no creams or ointments available to reduce the pain you could feel as your joints age. However, Premier Bone & Joint Centers has five tips you can use to help delay the onset of joint pain. Joints, the connection between

Local surgeon named Wyoming Medical Society Physician of the Year

LARAMIE, Wyo. (July 2013) – Lawrence A. Jenkins, M.D., spine surgeon at Premier Bone & Joint Centers, has been named the 2013 Wyoming Medical Society Physician of the Year. The award, presented each year during the Wyoming Medical Society’s Annual Meeting in Laramie, recognizes a physician who has made significant contributions to the improvement of Wyoming communities. “I’m thankful to