Tips for Protecting Your Hamstring

Hamstring strains and tears are common injuries, whether or not you’re an athlete. Learn more about types of hamstring injuries, their unpleasant symptoms, treatment options, and very importantly, what you can do to prevent them.

Jun 1st, 2022
What Every Baseball Player Should Know About the Rotator Cuff

The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that envelop your shoulder. Baseball players tend to injure their rotator cuffs easily, but there’s a host of treatments and procedures available to free you from pain and restore your mobility.

May 1st, 2022
Here’s How Your Hip Works

Your hip is a workhorse joint, which is why it’s prone to conditions and injuries that cause debilitating hip pain and limited movement. Learn more about how your hip works and treatments for hip pain, here.

Apr 1st, 2022
Should You Treat Your Knee or Consider Arthroscopy?

Knee arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgery that can solve many knee problems when conservative treatments have failed. Read on to learn about why this solution is preferred over traditional open surgery and the benefits it brings patients.

Mar 1st, 2022
Does a Hamstring Tear Heal on Its Own?

Hamstring injuries are common, but that doesn’t make them any less painful and limiting. Learn about types of hamstring tears and successful treatments for each here.

Feb 1st, 2022
4 Common Causes of Rotator Cuff Tears

Two to four million individuals suffer rotator cuff problems annually, and rotator cuff tears are some of the most common. Pain and severely limited mobility leave your shoulder useless. Learn about the common causes of tears and their treatments here.

Jan 1st, 2022
Are Bone Spurs Serious?

Bone spurs are bony lumps that grow on the bones near your joints. Some cause no symptoms, while others can really affect your quality of life. Learn more about the symptoms and effective treatments here.

Dec 1st, 2021
Preparing for Your Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee replacement surgery is appropriate when conservative treatments fail, and worsening pain and limited mobility are overtaking your life. If this procedure is in your future, learn how you can prepare so that surgery and recovery go smoothly.

Nov 1st, 2021
Imaging Tests that Aid in Your Orthopedic Diagnosis

Imaging tests are essential tools your doctor uses when working to accurately diagnose your condition and bring you relief. Learn about the main types of imaging tests used in diagnosing orthopedic problems, and how they inform your treatment plan.

Oct 4th, 2021
What Causes Meniscus Damage?

A meniscus injury is one of the most common knee injuries there is, because it’s so easy to do. Learn about what causes these injuries, how you can prevent them, and effective treatments, including an advanced surgical solution.

Sep 1st, 2021
Tips for Supporting Your Muscle Health

Your muscles are some of your body’s most critical tissues. The health and strength of your muscles impacts everything, from your energy to your bone strength. Learn about how to enhance your muscle health here.

Aug 10th, 2021
Here’s How You Can Avoid a Hamstring Injury

Your hamstrings are the muscles on the backs of your thighs, and they do a lot, allowing you great range of movement. Hamstring injury is also the No. 1 sports injury. Learn about symptoms, injury types, and steps you can take to avert getting hurt.

Jul 27th, 2021
3 Ways Exercise Can Support Your Joint Health

Exercise supports your health in myriad ways, but did you know that movement is magic for your joints? Learn about some of the most significant gifts you can give your joints by getting — and staying — physically active.

Jun 23rd, 2021
Your Shoulder Joint Explained

A complex joint, your shoulder allows you to do everything from throw a ball to execute amazing dance moves. This also makes it vulnerable to injury and degeneration, though. Learn about innovative shoulder treatments here.

May 13th, 2021
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Chronic Hip and Groin Pain

Athletic and everyday activities can cause pain that often heals in time, but if it becomes chronic, it’s time to seek care. If your pain is in your hip or groin, you may have femoral acetabular impingement (FAI). Here's what you need to know.

Apr 11th, 2021
When to See a Doctor About Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain stems from many conditions, and when conservative treatments don’t work, a surgical solution may be the answer. Learn more about shoulder repair and replacement procedures here, and don’t suffer any longer.

Mar 7th, 2021
Signs of a Rotator Cuff Injury

Shoulder pain can really cramp your style, and the added insult of limited mobility really stinks. Learn about different rotator cuff injuries, the many symptoms they cause, and the effective treatments available.

Feb 9th, 2021
When to Consider Knee Arthroscopy

Knee pain has many causes, and conservative treatment often provides relief. If a knee injury presents persistent pain or limited mobility, knee arthroscopy might be the answer. Learn when to consider it and the problems it addresses.

Jan 7th, 2021
Signs of a Hamstring Injury

The signs of a hamstring injury are unmistakable and painful, but how do you know if it’s a strain or a tear, mild or severe? Learn how to spot the signs and find effective, mobility-restoring treatments.

Dec 1st, 2020
Hip and Groin Pain? It May be Femoral Acetabular Impingement

If you feel pain in your hip or groin, hear a clicking sound when you move your hip, or suffer from hip-related reduced mobility, you may have femoral acetabular impingement (FAI). Learn about the condition and effective treatment options here.

Nov 8th, 2020
What to Expect After Shoulder Replacement Surgery

Your shoulder is the key to so many essential movements required for playing sports, working, and living day-to-day. When this joint sustains enough damage, you may need shoulder replacement surgery. Find out what the recovery process is like here.

Oct 8th, 2020
Arthroscopy For a Torn Meniscus

A severe meniscus tear can lay you flat in no time, but arthroscopic surgery provides relief from the pain and brings back your mobility. Learn about the meniscus itself, the risk factors for a tear, and the benefits of this advanced treatment.

Sep 21st, 2020
The Science Behind ACL Repair

Whether you’re an avid athlete or not, ACL injuries are common and painful. When other treatments don’t work, arthroscopic repair surgery may be the best option. Learn about the sophisticated surgery, aftercare, and recovery here.

Aug 23rd, 2020
Exercises to Ensure Knee Stability

Knee strength and stability is key to avoiding injury, staving off chronic conditions, and recovering from surgery. Learn about easy exercises you can do to make your knees “rock solid.”

Jul 23rd, 2020
5 Tips to Prevent an ACL Injury

An ACL injury is usually sudden, audible, painful, and not easy or quick to recover from. Learn what you can do to lower your risk for this type of injury and an advanced surgical option available to you if you do.

Jun 22nd, 2020
When is it Time For a Knee Replacement?

If you’ve suffered for years with knee pain, it might be time to take the plunge and have your knee replaced, but how do you know for sure? Learn here about what makes knee replacement advisable.

May 26th, 2020
What Causes Frozen Shoulder and How You Can Fix It

Did you know that, like water, your shoulder can freeze over time, and then thaw? Trouble is the pain and immobility can be long-lasting. There’s a minimally invasive surgical option that’s now available if more conservative treatments have failed.

Feb 1st, 2020
The Anatomy of a Rotator Cuff Injury

You likely use your shoulders a lot. Because of this, your chances of injuring your rotator cuffs are considerable. Read on to learn how you can injure your rotator cuffs and what the symptoms are if you do.

Jan 1st, 2020
Why Physical Therapy Makes All the Difference in Your Rehab

When you have experienced an injury or had surgery, you need time to heal. You want to get back to doing all the things you need and want to do as quickly as possible. Physical therapy makes your rehab more effective and as short as possible.

Dec 1st, 2019
Top Signs Your Meniscus May Be in Trouble

Your meniscus plays a part in helping you run, walk, and bend your knee. To prevent a full tear, read on to learn a few signs that your meniscus may be in trouble.

Nov 1st, 2019
Here's How Your Shoes Affect Your Knee Pain

Wearing the wrong kind of shoes can wreak havoc on your body and make it difficult to walk and stand. It’s important you pay attention to your footwear to avoid any problems. Keep reading to learn more.

Sep 1st, 2019
What Causes Hamstring Injuries?

Hamstring injuries can cause a ton of pain, while simultaneously making it difficult to complete daily tasks. The level of injury may provide a clue to its cause. Read on to learn more.

Aug 22nd, 2019
What to Expect When Recovering From Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee replacement surgery can give you back your active lifestyle, but be prepared for the time and effort it takes to get there. Are you considering knee replacement surgery? Here’s what to expect during the several months of recovery after surgery.

Mar 2nd, 2019
How Shoulder Arthroscopy Can Help Treat Shoulder Injuries

Have you sustained a shoulder injury during sports, work, or another accident? Find out how a shoulder arthroscopy can help you fully heal from shoulder conditions. Here’s what you need to know about this minimally invasive procedure.

Jan 9th, 2019
The 10 Most Common Ways You Can Damage Your Meniscus

Knee pain can stop you in your tracks. And meniscus damage, which can occur during activity or due to degeneration of this cushioning cartilage, could be the cause. Be aware of the 10 most common ways you could damage your meniscus.

Oct 29th, 2018
How Torn Hamstrings are Repaired

If you’ve injured your hamstring, letting nature run its course may not be the best way to heal. Torn hamstrings often benefit from a little surgical intervention to make sure you regain full function of this important group of muscles.

Sep 26th, 2018
What Is Frozen Shoulder?

If you’ve had pain and stiffness in your shoulder for months but don’t recall hurting it, it’s possible that you have a frozen shoulder. The good news is that it’s treatable and usually resolves; the bad news is that it could take some time.

Jul 25th, 2018
5 Tips to Protect Your Knees As You Age

Our bodies start to change as we get older, and particularly after 50, our joints start wearing out. The good news is there are steps you can take to protect your knee joints and keep yourself moving for decades yet to come.

Jun 18th, 2018
Never Give Up: Christina McNamara Schmidt’s Journey

When a hamstring surgery went wrong for triathlete Christina McNamara Schmidt, she didn’t give up. And neither did Dr. Struan Coleman. Here’s how one woman met the right doctor in order to get back into the game.

May 30th, 2018
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