Information for Bone, Joint, Muscular Health and General Wellbeing

In orthopaedics, we generally see and treat musculoskeletal problems after physical damage has already occurred. While medical problems vary, our goals are usually to eliminate pain and help patients increase physical mobility, so they may lead healthier, active lives in the future.

Part of this process involves counseling on relatively simple lifestyle changes patients can make to help them recover more quickly, and also to help them prevent future problems from occurring. These changes may involve many things, but usually our conversations with patients boil down to improving nutrition, eliminating inflammation, and following a physical exercise regime designed to strengthen key muscles that support bones and joints.

We’ve created this page for patients who are interested in learning more about how they can improve or preserve not only their orthopaedic health, but also their general health as they age.

If you have questions about how your lifestyle choices may be impacting your orthopaedic health, or if you are in pain, please contact us at (707) 823-7602 to request an appointment.

Please note: The information on this site is solely for purposes of general patient education, and may not be relied upon as a substitute for professional medical care, nor should it be construed as endorsed or recommended by Sebastopol Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. Consult your own physician for evaluation and treatment of your specific condition.

 

Diet & Nutrition Resources

Website:  Robb Wolf (Paleo Diet Information)

Website:  The Paleo Mom

Website:  Against All Grain

Article:  A Harvard nutrition expert tells us why we should eat more fat

Article:  Why Women Need to Get Enough Magnesium

Article:  The Wahls Protcol (an interview with Dr. Terry Wahls about how she reversed multiple sclerosis (MS) with a real food diet.)

Article: Eating Fat Does Not Make You Fat & Why We Actually Need It: A Doctor Explains

Article: Healthy Microbiome – Healthy Bones

Article: How to answer your body’s food cravings

Article:  Soda and Osteoporosis: Is There a Connection?

Article: Effect of dietary protein on bone loss in elderly men and women: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study.

Article: Soft drink intake and progression of radiographic knee osteoarthritis: data from the osteoarthritis initiative

Article: Why Is Eating More Smart Fat Good for Your Heart?

Nom Nom Paleo Resources:

Stocking Your Paleo Pantry
Essential Cooking Tools (podcast)
Food For Humans Cookbook
Ready or Not Cookbook

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Nutritional Counseling at Sebastopol Orthopaedics

Learn MoreAre you seeking assistance managing your diet? Are you interested in learning more about how whole-food nutrition can both improve your health and protect you from illness? Visit our Nutritional Counseling page to learn more about the services we offer.

 

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