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,
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 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 Care for your Cast
Here at Northwest Broward Orthopedic Associates, we’re very excited to have Dr. Bronson Bartolone join us in Margate, Florida! Although Dr. Bartolone has already been with us several months, we wanted to formally introduce him to you.
Dr. Bartolone is our Director of Physical Therapy in our Physical Therapy department.
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,
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,
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.