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Injuries Common to Female Athletes

Female athletes get hurt as frequently as men do, and can be even more prone to certain types of sports injuries. Most of these injuries are preventable and treatable. Here are some of the most common ones women experience.

Apr 1st, 2021
Treatment Options for Fractures

A fracture can be mild or complex, but in all cases, an orthopaedic surgeon should have a look to determine if the bone needs special attention. An unset fracture can cause problems later in life.

Mar 11th, 2021
Understanding How Sprains Are Graded

When you abnormally stretch or even tear a ligament, you have a sprain. The severity of your sprain is graded from mild (grade 1) to most intense (grade 3). Here’s what’s considered when assigning your sprain its grade.

Jan 10th, 2021
The Link Between Excess Weight and Arthritis

Being overweight is the top risk factor for developing arthritis. Extra weight adds so much stress to your joints that gaining about 10 pounds increases your risk for arthritis by 36%. Learn more about the link between weight and arthritis.

Dec 3rd, 2020
What Is Hip Resurfacing and When Is It Recommended?

Hip resurfacing may be a better option than total joint replacement if you’re contemplating hip surgery. Learn what an expert says about this conservative approach, which can restore your hip function to nearly normal as it relieves your pain.

Nov 16th, 2020
Getting Back in the Game After an ACL Tear

You go all out to win the game. But then your knee goes out. It hurts so much, you have to stop playing. You may have heard a popping sound, too. If you tore your ACL, how do you get back in the game?

Oct 7th, 2020
The Importance of Exercise When You Have Arthritis

Avoiding exercise is tempting, especially when you have arthritis. But a sedentary lifestyle can actually exacerbate this condition, as well as, contribute to even more health issues. Read on to learn why exercise is essential for arthritis sufferers.

Aug 31st, 2020
5 Ways to Protect Your Joints as You Age

Some aspects of aging are inevitable, but joint pain doesn’t have to be one of them. With a little foresight, you can take steps now to save your joints from damage and give them the best chance of staying pain-free well into your golden years.

Aug 17th, 2020
How You Can Prevent Future Ankle Sprains

The plant-and-pivot move in sports is to blame for many sprained ankles, but so is the trip-and-fall for nonathletes. Whatever caused your sprain, one thing’s for sure: You never want to experience it again. Here’s how to prevent a repeat sprain.

Jul 28th, 2020
What to Expect When Returning to Sports After an ACL Injury

Nothing stops an athlete faster than an ACL injury. However, many athletes are able to return to their previous level of play after appropriate treatment. Keep reading to learn more about these injuries and what to expect to help you get back in the game.

Jun 23rd, 2020
Signs You May Need a Hip Replacement

Hip pain replacement uses advanced technology to help patients relieve painful symptoms and get back to the lifestyle they enjoy. If you’ve got hip pain, here’s how to tell whether hip replacement surgery might be a good choice for you.

May 1st, 2020
Returning to Sports After Your Shoulder Surgery

You wouldn’t let anything, not even a shoulder injury, keep you from returning to your sport at the earliest possible time. Take a moment to learn how we can help you get back to your sport safely and quickly — even after shoulder surgery.

Mar 23rd, 2020