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Preserving vs. Improving Joint Health

A common question Twin Cities Orthopedic Specialist and Osceola Medical Center Orthopedic Medical Direction Steven Meisterling, MD, hears is 'can I improve my joint health?' In this video, Dr. Meisterling explains if you can improve joint health or if you should instead focus on preserving your joint health.


Video Highlights

Dr. Meisterling explains in this 3-minute video that with joint health there are certain things in your control and others that aren't. Here are the highlights from this video:

  • Maintain a health body weight

  • Maintain your strength and flexibility

  • Control other chronic conditions (ex: diabetes)

  • Don't smoke

  • Supplements may help reduce joint pain


OMC works closely with orthopedic and sports medicine providers from Twin Cities Orthopedics, which has earned a reputation for excellence that has placed them in the top 5% in the nation. The expertise of our orthopedic specialists includes the treatment of

  • sports injuries,

  • bone fractures,

  • joint replacements,

  • arthroscopy and

  • other orthopedic problems.

Our specialists are also highly skilled in a variety of distinctive sub-specialties, such as minimally invasive surgery, hand care and carpal tunnel surgery, and foot and ankle treatments.

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