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.
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.
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!
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:
We all know someone who has been stopped in his or her tracks by bone,
Did you know that plantar fasciitis (fashee-EYE-tiss) is the most common cause of pain on the bottom of the heel and that approximately 2 million patients are treated for this condition every year? (Ortho Info)
Plantar fasciitis occurs when the strong band of tissue that supports the arch of your foot becomes irritated and inflamed.
With enthusiasm for a new resolution, it’s common to start January by running miles every day, jumping into a daily boot camp class or attacking a muscle group you aren’t used to exercising. Regardless of your overall fitness level, this can quickly lead to injuries that may take months to heal, including tendinitis, muscle strains and stress fractures.
Maintaining Bone Health as You Age
Bones give our bodies structure, allowing us to walk, ride a bike, and hug one another. They protect our organs and store our supply of calcium, a mineral necessary for building and maintaining strong bones. As we age, our bones are affected by genetics, nutrition, exercise,
Do you ever find yourself pushing through extreme pain when exercising? If you’re pushing through pain, you’re putting yourself at a far greater risk of losing those gains than if you were to ease up on your long runs and talk to a physical therapist.
If you’re training for a big competition or maybe you’re just a fitness enthusiast,
Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure orthopaedic surgeons use to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint.
The word arthroscopy comes from two Greek words, “arthro” (joint) and “skopein” (to look). The term literally means “to look within the joint.”
By attaching the arthroscope to a miniature television camera,