Hip Replacement Surgery: 5 Tips for a Quicker Recovery

Recovering from hip replacement surgery can be a daunting task. Not only can the pain be frustrating, but if you don’t take the right steps to recovering properly from hip replacement surgery, you leave yourself susceptible to poor flexibility, muscle weakness and bone displacement following your surgery. Allow your surgery to be the beneficial treatment…

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Retaining Cardio Fitness After an Injury

An ACL or any other lower-body injury is devastating because it removes the athlete from the field. One major challenge is how to maintain fitness while the injury heals. Whether you are a pro or a serious recreational athlete, your ability to bounce back from a sports-related injury depends to a great extent on your level…

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Knees Feeling the Effects of a Long Summer? Consider Knee Cartilage Reconstruction

Whether you are a major league catcher or a green thumbed gardener, you will likely be feeling the effects of an active summer season in your knees. Over time, excessive bending and stretching can wear down the cartilage in your knees, leaving them susceptible to inflammation and arthritic pain. Certain hobbies and habits are more…

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Why You Should Choose Sports Medicine Over Physical Therapy For Your Sports Related Injury

Choosing the right medical specialist after your traumatic sports injury is a crucial step in the rehabilitation process. Your choice between a sports medicine physician and a physical therapist sets the tone for your recovery from the very beginning. When choosing between these two similar yet distinctly different forms of medical rehabilitation, it’s important to…

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Spine Surgery For Sports Injuries

  Participation in sporting events is the second leading cause of spinal cord injuries for Americans ages 30 and younger. Of these injuries, more than half of catastrophic sports injuries are cervical spine injuries (emedicine). Other common sports injuries that involve spine health are a result of repetitively overusing the structures that support the spine….

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What Can You Expect After Total Knee Replacement?

Your post-surgical capabilities depend on your pre-surgical fitness level, your rehab, and which sports or activities you intend to resume. Total knee replacement (TKR) is one of the most popular procedures in orthopedic and sports medicine, enabling millions of people to resume an active life. For many patients, it can seem like a miracle. One…

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Tennis Elbow Affects Non-Players As Well

 Diagnosed with Tennis Elbow We’re frequently amazed at how many people are diagnosed at our clinic with tennis elbow— many more than actually ever pick up a racquet! But the name sticks. Well, maybe because the medical term, lateral epicondylitis, is definitely less catchy. In fact, you don’t have to know the business end of…

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