Orthobiologics: A Better Option for Sports Medicine Treatment

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Orthobiologics are a relatively new but very effective option in the treatment of musculoskeletal and sports medicine-related issues. More and more, patients and physicians alike prefer these options to other treatments for their minimally invasive nature and quick recovery process. These treatments can allow people to quickly return to their preinjury levels of mobility. This … Read more

Torn Meniscus Repair vs. Removal: Does Meniscus Removal Increase Risk of Osteoarthritis?

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The meniscus plays an important role in movement that most of us probably take for granted. Without the help of these pieces of cartilage, it’ll be difficult to have much success in any sport. Unfortunately, meniscus tears are an incredibly common injury among athletes, both professional and recreational. In the past, a torn meniscus was … Read more

Getting Treatment for Achilles Tendon Pain & Everything Else You Should Know About Achilles Tendon Injuries

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Located in the back of your heel, your Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in your body. This tendon connects the heel bone to the calf muscle. Tendons are bands of fibrous tissues that connect muscles to bones and aid in the exertion of force from muscles. The Achilles tendon helps you move … Read more

Surgery For a Torn Meniscus: What Are My Options?

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The knee is the largest joint in your body.  It’s also integral to movement, which is a large reason why it is so vulnerable to injury. One of the most common knee injuries, especially in athletes, is the development of a torn meniscus. This injury can make it difficult to move your knee, stopping athletes … Read more

How to Prevent Back Injuries During Sports & Activities

Regardless of fitness level, back injuries or pain are one of the most common complaints of those who lead an active lifestyle. In addition to this, whatever your sport or activity of choice, you are at risk of developing a back injury. This is why taking steps for the prevention of a back injury is … Read more

Minimally and Non-Invasive Options for Treating a Rotator Cuff Injury

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Rotator cuff injury is currently one of the most common causes of pain and disability among adults. In fact, almost 2 million US adults seek treatment for rotator cuff issues each year.  Unfortunately, this injury weakens your shoulder, which can make even the most mundane activities impossible. This is an injury that can be incredibly … Read more

How is Tennis Elbow Treated Without Surgery?

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Between 1-3% of Americans struggle with tennis elbow (also known as lateral epicondylitis) and it most commonly affects adults between 30 to 50. Contrary to what many people probably believe, anyone can develop tennis elbow, not just athletes. However, if you’re struggling with tennis elbow, it’s most likely that the only question on your mind … Read more

Treating Pain and Injuries with Non-Operative Orthopedic Sports Medicine

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Some patients develop injuries or sports injuries and want to avoid surgery. Others develop these injuries or pain but simply aren’t candidates for surgery. Whatever group you fall into as a patient, non-operative orthopedic sports medicine is an option available to help you get relief from your pain, improve your body’s functioning, and have a … Read more