A customized physical therapy program can help individuals return to their prior level of functioning, and encourage activities and lifestyle changes that can help prevent further injury and improve overall health and well being. Primary care doctors often refer patients to physical therapy at the first sign of a problem, since it is considered a conservative approach to managing problems.
This blog post is not intended to treat or diagnose you. It is for educational purposes only.Anyone seeking specific orthopaedic advice or assistance should consult his or her orthopaedic surgeon.
What is a fracture?
A fracture Bone fracture, broken bone, and bone crack all mean the same thing. The bone has been damaged such that it is no longer intact.
Rotator Cuff Tears
The rotator cuff is made up of four muscles and their tendons. These allow you to move your arm away from your body. A rotator cuff tear is a common cause of pain and disability among adults. Each year, almost 2 million people in the United States visit their doctors because of a rotator cuff problem!
Tips for Creating a Safe Running Program
Although running injuries are quite common, you can reduce your risk for injury. It’s important to create a plan of action if you are training for a specific goal (like a marathon) or just to get active. Any type of level of athlete is prone to injuries.
How to Care for your Cast
Do you work an office job? Chances are that you do or at least you spend a lot of time behind a computer screen.
Did you know regular computer users perform 50,000 to 200,000 keystrokes each day? Under certain circumstances and for vulnerable individuals, frequent computer use that involves awkward postures, repetition,
Although it can be tricky to pronounce, Osgood-Schlatter disease affects many young people throughout their lives. Osgood-Schlatter disease is a common cause of knee pain in growing adolescents. It is an inflammation of the area just below the knee where the tendon from the kneecap attaches to the shinbone.
Osgood-Schlatter disease most often occurs during growth spurts,
Here at Northwest Broward Orthopedic Associates, we’re very excited to have Dr. Bronson Bartolone join us in Margate, Florida! Although Dr. Bartolone has already been with us several months, we wanted to formally introduce him to you.
Dr. Bartolone is our Director of Physical Therapy in our Physical Therapy department.
How to Prevent Football Injuries with Young Athletes
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in 2012, approximately 466,492 people were treated for football-related injuries in hospital emergency rooms which makes it the leading cause of school sports injuries!
Since football summer practice will be starting soon and then football season starts soon after that,