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What Is Arthroscopic Knee Surgery?

By |2018-09-18T16:58:07+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Knee|

A Brief Overview of Arthroscopy Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure orthopedic surgeons use to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint. During an arthroscopic examination, the surgeon makes a small incision in the patient's skin and inserts pencil-sized instruments that contain a small lens and lighting system to magnify and illuminate the structures inside the [...]

5 Most Common Baseball Throwing Injuries

By |2018-08-15T15:26:33+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: Shoulder|

Although throwing a baseball may seem like a natural motion, the strenuous repetition of throwing can pose a serious threat to a player’s health. Any player on the field is at risk for an injury, but a pitcher is most susceptible to throwing injuries. With the right care pitchers can prolong their careers and throwing arm, [...]

8 Tips for Recovering After Shoulder Surgery

By |2018-07-11T15:36:39+00:00July 11th, 2018|Categories: Shoulder|

Patients can receive shoulder surgery for a wide variety of reasons, including but not limited to pain, instability and weakness. Regardless of why, one thing is for certain: Shoulder surgery and recovery should never be taken lightly. For any men or women that have recently undergone shoulder surgery of any kind—be it a shoulder reconstruction surgery [...]

What is the Most Painful Shoulder Condition?

By |2018-07-10T17:44:25+00:00July 10th, 2018|Categories: Shoulder|

                Defining the most painful shoulder condition will most likely be followed by some debate as to what is truly the most irritable. Due to the varying levels of pain a patient may be experiencing, the possibilities for one condition versus another will be quite different between individuals. For [...]

Top 3 Knee Exercises for Chondromalacia Patella

By |2018-11-14T10:06:06+00:00May 10th, 2018|Categories: Knee|

Exercises to Relieve Knee Pain Knee pain is difficult to deal with as symptoms worsen day-by-day. Knee conditions commonly begin with mild irritation, however chronic discomfort can intensify if left untreated. Luckily, there are beneficial exercises you can perform to relieve knee pain before it escalates into something much worse. Below, we will discuss causes of [...]

How to Reduce Swelling After a Knee Injury

By |2018-05-10T17:01:33+00:00May 10th, 2018|Categories: Knee|

Image via Pexels Immediately Reduce Swelling Following a Knee Injury Knee injuries are never fun and can come at the most inopportune time. First comes the pain, then the concern of what just happened and finally the swelling. However, quick treatment can help optimize recovery.   It is important to know the right steps to take to [...]

Celebrating National Athletic Training Month

By |2018-05-07T14:16:34+00:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: Sports|Tags: , |

The month of March is an exciting time for those in a special branch of the health care industry. It’s this time of year where we celebrate athletic training professionals and how important their work is in the world of sports. Below discusses what athletic trainers do and how they provide the field with exceptional service. [...]

Prevention Exercises – Runner’s Knee

By |2018-10-11T09:31:18+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Knee|

                  You may say, “I’m not a runner, I can’t have runners knee,” but runners knee is not just an injury from running. It’s a broad term referring to pain in and around the patella or kneecap. Runners knee encompasses terms such as patellofemoral pain, chondromalacia patella and [...]

How to Prevent Little League Shoulder

By |2018-04-30T16:41:08+00:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Shoulder, Sports|

Athletes that are required to repeatedly throw overhand put themselves at a considerably higher risk for stress-induced injuries of the shoulder. Without proper rest, frequent overuse of the muscles and ligaments that connect the humerus bone to the glenoid socket can become strained, especially in young children and adolescents. To help prevent this from happening to [...]