Category: Orthopaedic Trends & Insights

Chronic vs. Acute Sports Injuries

Did you know that sports-related injuries can be categorized into two types, acute or chronic? Chronic injuries can occur from sports with repetitive motions, such as running, cycling or swimming. Acute injuries differ from chronic, as these happen suddenly after a traumatic event, like falling or crashing into another player during sports. Learning how to […]

Managing Low Back Pain

Did you know that about one in four Americans have experienced low back pain? This means just about everyone will experience back pain at some point in their life. This can happen from lifting something heavy, or can occur from a degenerative condition like arthritis. While back pain can be difficult to deal with, there […]

The Benefits of Exercise on Your Joints

Did you know that physical activity can benefit the body in more ways than simply staying fit? Not only can exercise help you to look and feel good; it can also help to improve your joints. Joints need exercise, as they give the body its ability to move. Movement throughout exercise helps to lubricate the […]

Exercises for Healthy Shoulders

Did you know that smartphones and tablets can affect your posture? This is due to the hunched-over position that so many of us submit to, along with the natural pull of gravity that causes problems beyond aesthetics. When the shoulders roll forward, so does the upper back and neck. This, in turn, leads to pain […]

When Do I Start Training for my Marathon?

Fall will be here soon, and training season will hit full swing for the marathons that take place in the cooler months. It takes time to properly train for races of this length, and it’s best to know some tips and tricks to make sure you have plenty of time to prepare and recover. Start […]

Exercise in Older Adults

Did you know that just one out of four people between the ages of 65 and 74 exercise regularly? Some may feel like they’re too out of shape, or too old to exercise. However, that simply isn’t the case. In this blog post, we’re going to break down the questions people typically ask about exercising […]

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Do you live an active lifestyle that consists of running, jumping or hiking? If so, there’s a chance that you have experienced, or are at risk for patellofemoral pain syndrome. Commonly referred to as “runner’s knee,” patellofemoral pain syndrome is pain around your kneecap that can be felt by the nerves in the surrounding soft […]

Shoulder Pain: Arthritis

Did you know that in 2011, more than 50 million people were reportedly diagnosed with some form of arthritis in the United States? Arthritis is inflammation that takes place in one or more of your joints that causes pain and stiffness. One common area that it can occur in is your shoulder. How Does Shoulder […]

What is Turf Toe?

Imagine this: You’re running down the field, swerving quickly past your opponents. You shift forward onto your foot to make your shot. That’s when you hear a pop. Turf toe involves a sprain of ligaments around the big toe joint, prohibiting up and down motions. This sprain is most common in athletes who play sports […]

Common Causes of Elbow Pain

Your elbow forms where three bones come together: your upper arm bone, the humerus, and your two forearm bones, the ulna and the radius. Each of your bones has cartilage attached to the end, which help them slide against one another and absorb shock. Your cartilage is locked in place by your ligaments, and your […]

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