Tips for Lifting and Carrying Luggage

The larger and heavier your luggage, the more at risk you are for neck, back, and shoulder injuries. Lifting and carrying bulky luggage can strain your bones, muscles, and joints. In addition, many airlines are now charging fees to check baggage–so more and more travelers are risking injury by lugging over-packed carry-on bags through the airport and lifting them into the overhead bins.

The Foundation for a Lifetime of Bone and Joint Health

Active Families Are The Foundation for a Lifetime of Bone and Joint Health

We know that kids who routinely play sports, ride their bikes, and even just play outside are healthier and happier. We also know that exercise and activity during childhood, along with a nutritious diet, are critical for building strong bones and maintaining a healthy body weight—not just in childhood,

New to NWBOA: Massage Spa

Northwest Broward Orthopedics is proud to announce that our Massage Spa is now open! Take 15, 30, or 60 minutes out of your day to relax, unwind, and heal with our licensed massage therapists. Below is our hours for Autumn 2019.

Have any questions? Give us a call or text 56-336-0922.  See you soon!

High School Athletes & Injuries

Every year, millions of teenagers participate in high school sports. An injury to a high school athlete can be a significant disappointment for the teen, the family, and the coaches. The pressure to play can lead to decisions that may lead to additional injury with long-term effects. High school sports injuries can cause problems that require surgery as an adult,

Snapping Hip Syndrome–What is it and why does it happen?

What is snapping hip syndrome?

Snapping hip is a condition in which you feel a snapping sensation or hear a popping sound in your hip when you walk, get up from a chair, or swing your leg around.

The snapping sensation occurs when a muscle or tendon (the strong tissue that connects muscle to bone) moves over a bony protrusion in your hip.

7 Reasons Why Physical Therapy is Beneficial

A customized physical therapy program can help individuals return to their prior level of functioning, and encourage activities and lifestyle changes that can help prevent further injury and improve overall health and well being. Primary care doctors often refer patients to physical therapy at the first sign of a problem, since it is considered a conservative approach to managing problems.

Symptoms of a Fractured Finger

This blog post is not intended to treat or diagnose you. It is for educational purposes only.Anyone seeking specific orthopaedic advice or assistance should consult his or her orthopaedic surgeon.

What is a fracture?

 A fracture Bone fracture, broken bone, and bone crack all mean the same thing. The bone has been damaged such that it is no longer intact.

What Is a Rotator Cuff Injury and How Do You Treat It?

Rotator Cuff Tears

The rotator cuff is made up of four muscles and their tendons. These allow you to move your arm away from your body. A rotator cuff tear is a common cause of pain and disability among adults.  Each year, almost 2 million people in the United States visit their doctors because of a rotator cuff problem!

Tips to Make a Safe Running Program for You

Tips for Creating a Safe Running Program

Although running injuries are quite common, you can reduce your risk for injury. It’s important to create a plan of action if you are training for a specific goal (like a marathon) or just to get active. Any type of level of athlete is prone to injuries.

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