PIER BOUTIN, MD

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ARTHRITIS IS YOUR WARNING NOT TO STOP MOVING | Women's Health Network
Every day in my orthopedic practice I coach patients about the power they hold against the formidable force of arthritis. Too often, I see patients with enlarged and painful knees who can no longer get up from a chair without help. Their knee joints no longer bend far enough to tuck their legs and feet under the chair. Once stiffness takes hold, it’s hard to reverse. READ MORE

 
 

 
 
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HOW TO EXERCISE AS YOU AGE: 6 TIPS FROM AN ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON | Women’s Health Network
Exercising as you age can get a bit tricky. As we get older, the importance of exercise magnifies. But at the same time, your body starts to react to it differently. So your old workout routine can actually hurt you — if you don’t make a few changes.

I’ve learned these truths professionally and personally — I’m an orthopedic surgeon who treats sports injuries, and I’ve been an athlete all my life. READ MORE

 

 
 
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ARE YOUR SHOES CAUSING FOOT PROBLEMS? | Women’s Health Network
Stilettos and other “stylish” shoes keep me and many other orthopedic surgeons in business. The old joke that 90% of foot problems affect women is actually pretty near the truth, and yes, most of these issues are caused by wearing the wrong shoes.

But what are the wrong shoes? What makes them wrong? And are there other factors that help us find the right balance between being chic and crippled? Let’s answer these questions from my perspective as a woman and a doctor who treats a lot of women for foot pain and other problems. READ MORE