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The Many Benefits of Physical Therapy

Has your doctor recommended physical therapy? Take a moment as we examine the benefits of physical therapy and why you should take it seriously as part of your treatment plan.

Oct 4th, 2021
How Stress Fractures Get Started

Stress fractures are tiny cracks in your bones. They usually occur in the lower part of your leg or your foot. Take a moment as we describe how most stress fractures happen and what you can do to avoid them.

Sep 6th, 2021
Life After Knee Replacement

If your doctor has recommended knee replacement, you’re probably wondering what life will be like after the procedure. What will you be able to do? What will you not be able to do? Will your knee still hurt?

Aug 9th, 2021
Is an ACL Tear Game-Ending?

If you’re an athlete, your first thought about an injury is probably, “How long until I can play again?” If you’ve torn your ACL, the answer is not always straightforward.

Jul 7th, 2021
What to Do About a Groin Pull

A groin pull is a common injury among athletes, but you may have questions. Is it serious? How is it treated? How long does healing take?

Jun 17th, 2021
5 Causes of Severe Hip Pain

Your hip is the largest joint in your body, and when something goes wrong, the result can be severe pain. Here are five of the most common causes of hip pain.

Apr 1st, 2021
Why You Shouldn't Ignore a Stress Fracture

Are you a runner or an athlete? Perhaps you’re just getting started in a sport or activity. Maybe you have a new job that requires a great deal more walking than you’re used to. You may be at risk of developing an injury called a stress fracture.

Mar 7th, 2021
The Most Common Types of Work Injuries

Orthopedic surgeons often treat people who have been injured at work. Even if your job doesn’t seem dangerous, you’re probably susceptible to some injuries without realizing it. Learn how an orthopedic specialist treats common workplace injuries.

Feb 9th, 2021
Reasons You Might Need a Knee Replacement

Healthy knees are an important part of living a full, healthy life. When your knee begins to cause you pain, and that pain grows increasingly severe, it may be time to consider a knee replacement.

Dec 9th, 2020
How Sports Medicine Can Help Your Tennis Elbow?

Tennis elbow is typically an overuse injury, not the result of elbow trauma, but either way, it leaves you in pain. Even if you didn’t hurt your elbow from too much time on the tennis court, sports medicine might be the best approach for treating it.

Nov 17th, 2020
Meniscus Tear Versus ACL Tear

Two common knee injuries are meniscus tears and ACL tears. They affect different parts of your knee, and require different treatments. Although they affect different structures, both injuries are painful and require treatment and recovery.

Oct 8th, 2020
Tips for Preventing Another Ankle Sprain

Most people have had the painful experience of a twisted ankle, and many people have unfortunately gone a step further with that injury: an ankle sprain. A few people experience repeated ankle sprains, and that can be problematic.

Sep 7th, 2020
Do Rotator Cuff Injuries Happen Only to Baseball Players?

For everything you do that involves using your arms, you probably don’t think much about how it actually happens. It’s worth considering, as is this: While your shoulder is the most mobile joint in your body, it’s also a common source of pain.

Aug 17th, 2020
Here’s How You Can Avoid Needing a Hip Replacement

Do you worry that someday you’re going to need hip replacement surgery? There are things you can do now that can limit or even prevent that possibility. Take a moment to explore these tips on avoiding the need for hip replacement.

Jul 26th, 2020
Rehabilitation After a Torn Meniscus

If you’ve torn your meniscus, you’re going to need rehabilitation, either following surgery or as part of a conservative approach to treatment. Rehabilitation helps you regain strength, flexibility, and range of motion.

May 27th, 2020
Tips for Preventing Spring Sports Injuries

Temperatures are warming, the grass is getting greener, and you might be feeling the itch to go outside and play. Whether you play an organized sport or just enjoy informal games with your friends, follow these tips and avoid injury this spring.

Apr 28th, 2020
Pain Management -- Beyond the Meds

If you’re receiving orthopedic care, there’s a good chance you have some kind of chronic pain. You may be seeking non-pharmaceutical approaches for dealing with that pain. Here are a few options to discuss with your doctor.

Mar 18th, 2020
Injured on the Job? We Can Help

Every seven seconds, a worker is injured on the job, and a significant number of those injuries are musculoskeletal in nature. If you’ve sustained an injury while at work, we can provide a timely, thorough evaluation and help you begin recovery.

Feb 7th, 2020
7 Highly Effective Tips for Protecting Your Joints

Joint health affects your overall health in ways that may surprise you. Whether you already have some joint damage, or you’re concerned about developing joint damage, follow these tips to protect your joints so you can move comfortably.

Jan 15th, 2020
Signs You May Need a Hip Replacement

An injured hip could be causing you extreme pain and emotional distress. Understand which signs may be signaling that it’s time to consider a hip replacement.

Nov 11th, 2019
How to Keep a Sprained Ankle from Becoming Chronic Instability

When you’ve twisted your ankle, you may wonder if it’s a serious injury. Maybe a few days of rest and you’ll be fine? It’s important to get that ankle checked out by a doctor ASAP to get it treated correctly and avoid chronic ankle instability

Oct 18th, 2019
Getting Back into Sports After an ACL Tear

Tearing your ACL, an important ligament in your knee, results in pain and decreased mobility — which is particularly troubling if you’re an athlete. Fortunately, treatment and even full recovery are entirely possible.

Sep 1st, 2019
Living With Chronic Pain

Millions of Americans live with chronic plan. While there may not be a cure, there are many treatment options that can give you relief and help you get back to your normal life. Read on to learn how you can manage your chronic pain.

Jun 20th, 2019
Easy Lifestyle Changes That Could Prevent Hand Surgery

Some hand injuries need surgery, but many types of injuries can be treated conservatively — as long as you know what to do. Here are four simple things you can do to relieve your symptoms and reduce the need for an operation.

May 13th, 2019
Why Stem Cell Therapy and PRP Are a Boon for Arthritis Patients

Are you living with painful, quality-of-life-stealing joint pain? Learn how stem cells and PRP therapy are revolutionizing how doctors treat arthritis. Discover the incredible science behind these healing and restorative cells found in your own body.

Feb 1st, 2019
Orthocenter's Approach to ACL Repair Offers Speedier Recovery

If you lead an active life, an ACL injury can bench you for awhile. Weeks of recovery, followed by ongoing physical therapy may take you out of the game for good. Find out how you can avoid long recovery times and feel your best after ACL repair.

Jan 15th, 2019
Learn About our Outpatient, Same-Day Knee Replacement

If the idea of knee replacement surgery makes you think of long hospital stays and lengthy recovery times, consider same-day, outpatient knee replacement surgery instead. Learn about the advantages of this minimally invasive procedure.

Dec 12th, 2018