Post-Surgical Physical Therapy Rehabilitation

After surgery, you want to get back to your life as quickly as possible. However, many surgeries will leave you laid up for days, weeks, or months, and it can be hard to feel like yourself again, especially when you’re still dealing with pain from your injury or your surgery. At Northwest Broward Orthopedics, we provide state-of-the-art post-surgical physical therapy.

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,

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,

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,

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