4 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays

The holiday season is a wonderful time of year spent with friends and family with many great traditions and activities. Unfortunately, it is also a common time of year for unhealthy eating and decreased activity levels. The average American gains 1-2 pounds from Thanksgiving to New Years. While this doesn’t seem like a big deal, […]

7 Common Complications After Surgery

Surgery is an experience that most people want to avoid. However, sometimes it’s inevitable. If you need surgery, it’s important to remember that the recovery is just as important as the surgery itself. The post-surgical period is an important and delicate time. You should try to do everything possible to avoid post-op complications. It’s easy to get so focused on […]

The Best Diet to Follow While Healing From a Fracture

Fractures happen, and they happen often. Each year, around 6 million people will break a bone in the United States. Whether a minor fracture, like a hairline fracture, or a major fracture, the recovery can be tedious. It can take weeks—even months—to fully heal. As overwhelming as that can be, there is something you can […]

10 Tips for Reducing Joint Pain

Joint health is a critical part of our overall health. Optimal joint health leads to a better quality of life. However, poor joint health causes a lot of discomfort and difficulty. Joint pain and stiffness can be disheartening and overwhelming. Thankfully, even just minor tweaks to your lifestyle can have a positive impact. Your joint […]

Introducing Forté Brain Protect: For Optimal Brain Resilience Against Injury

Forte Brain Protect

We developed Forté Fracture to help you heal after a break. Forté Joint to support your joints and protect from disease. Forté Pre-Op and Post-Op to prepare you for surgery and help you have a strong recovery. And, Forté Prenatal to care for you and your baby. Our brains are powerful. They control everything our […]

Women and Aging: The Effects on Bone Health

Hormones. They seem to be to blame for a lot of problems. During menopause, your hormones change. These changes in hormones can cause hot flashes, mood changes, sleep difficulties, memory lapses, hair loss, and weight gain. However, one of the most concerning effects of hormonal changes is the change in bone density.  Why does menopause […]

Yoga Wellness: Mind, Body, and Soul

Yoga Wellness

Yoga began in Ancient India but is now a worldwide practice. Some do yoga as a relaxing but intense form of exercise. Some do yoga for spiritual experiences and development. Or somewhere in between. Yoga has a long history and can be a complex system. Modern yoga focuses on elevating your long-term health, physically and […]

What is your job doing to your joints?

Work and Joint Pain

Around 150 million people in the United States have a job—sales rep, engineer, nurse, retail manager, cashier, accountant, waiter or waitress, teacher, construction. And joint pain can affect every single one of those 150 million hard workers. No matter the job. However, joint pain especially targets jobs that involve manual labor. Here is a good-sized […]

You’re Pregnant! 5 Common Pregnancy Questions To Ask Your OBGYN

Pregnant women laying in bed

Congratulations on your pregnancy! Whether you’re a first-time mom or a mother of four, pregnancy is an amazing journey that can be full of strange, funny, and sometimes embarrassing side effects. It’s also a time where most women expectedly have a few fears or might be a bit anxious. In general, your OBGYN is going to be the best […]

It’s Time to Take Care of Your Liver: Where to Start

Liver Health

We talk about heart health. Brain health. Gut health. But what about your liver health? An unhealthy liver can cause many problems. When you think of your liver, you may think “I’m not a heavy drinker, I don’t need to worry about my liver health”. But there is more to liver health than avoiding heavy […]