Arthritis pain is one of the most common complaints people have as they age. Natural wear and tear on joints accumulates over time, especially if you lead an active lifestyle or engage in repetitive activities. This can lead to chronic pain due to inflammation and damage to your joints and tendons. There are numerous treatment…

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If you are suffering from shoulder pain caused by osteoarthritis or injury, it is possible to restore your mobility and quality of life.  Learn more about shoulder pain and some of the shoulder treatment options available at Arkansas Surgical Hospital. A version of this article featuring Dr. Brent Lawrence appeared in the August 2019 issue…

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When painful joints make it difficult—or even impossible—to exercise, how can you keep your body healthy? Consider these low-impact alternatives from Dr. Scott Bowen. Physical exercise on a daily basis is important for your cardiovascular health and overall well-being. While some people can easily tolerate high-impact activities like running or weightlifting, many others experience too…

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You already know that smoking is bad for you, and that your body will benefit from quitting. But did you know that whether or not you smoke can make a huge impact on the surgical procedures you receive? If you are considering undergoing joint surgery at Arkansas Surgical Hospital, it’s important that you stop smoking,…

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