How to Prevent Football Injuries with Young Athletes

How to Prevent Football Injuries with Young Athletes

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in 2012, approximately 466,492 people were treated for football-related injuries in hospital emergency rooms which makes it the leading cause of school sports injuries!

Since football summer practice will be starting soon and then football season starts soon after that,

Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

Arthritis is inflammation of one or more of your joints. It can cause pain and stiffness in any joint in the body, and is common in the small joints of the foot and ankle.There are more than 100 forms of arthritis, many of which affect the foot and ankle. All types can make it difficult to walk and perform activities you enjoy.Although there is no cure for arthritis,

Symptoms and Common Types of Arthritis in Your Knee

Arthritis is inflammation of one or more of your joints. Pain, swelling, and stiffness are the primary symptoms of arthritis. Any joint in the body may be affected by the disease, but it is particularly common in the knee. (OrthoInfo, 2019)Knee arthritis can make it hard to do many everyday activities, such as walking or climbing stairs.

What is Frozen Shoulder and How do You Treat It?

Frozen shoulder causes pain and stiffness in the shoulder. Over time, the shoulder becomes very hard to move.After a period of worsening symptoms, frozen shoulder tends to get better, although full recovery may take up to 3 years. Physical therapy, with a focus on shoulder flexibility, is the primary treatment recommendation for frozen shoulder.Frozen shoulder most commonly affects people between the ages of 40 and 60,

How to Prevent Falls in Your Home

 

Falls can happen anytime and anywhere to people of any age. However, as people get older, the number of falls and the severity of injury resulting from falls increases. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries in people age 65 and older.

Stretching Before and After Your Workout

An effective fitness program is more than aerobic training and strength building. To really reap the benefits of exercise, you need to add flexibility and balance training to the mix.Stretching can help your body get ready for exercise. It is also an essential part of recovering from aerobic activity. All exercise sessions should end with stretching — and not just for the mental relaxation benefits.

ACL Injury and Treatment Options

The information that follows includes information provided by AAOS. This includes the details of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) anatomy and the pathophysiology of an ACL tear, treatment options for ACL injuries along with a description of ACL surgical techniques and rehabilitation, potential complications, and outcomes. The information is intended to assist the patient in making the best-informed decision possible regarding the management of ACL injury.

Winter Sports Injuries and Safety Tips

Although we don’t receive any snow here down in sunny South Florida, winter sports are still popular for many teens and adults during the winter months. The most common winter sports include skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, and sledding. Do you travel to the mountains to partake in any of these sports? If you do, leave us a comment down below!

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What is an Orthopedic Surgeon

So you’ve heard of an orthopeadic surgeon, but you’re not really sure what they do or what they treat. We break it all down for you below in our latest blog post:

Orthopaedic Surgeons

We all know someone who has been stopped in his or her tracks by bone,

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