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.

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,

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.
orthopedic doctor with close up image of stethoscope

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,

Knee Injury

Common Knee Injuries and How To Treat Them

Your knee is a very complex joint with many components, making it vulnerable to a variety of injuries. Some of the most common knee injuries include fractures, dislocations, sprains, and ligament tears.
 

Many knee injuries can be successfully treated with simple measures, such as bracing and rehabilitation exercises. Other injuries may require surgery to correct.

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