The information that follows includes information provided by AAOS. This includes the details of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) anatomy and the pathophysiology of an ACL tear, treatment options for ACL injuries along with a description of ACL surgical techniques and rehabilitation, potential complications, and outcomes. The information is intended to assist the patient in making the best-informed decision possible regarding the management of ACL injury.
Although we don’t receive any snow here down in sunny South Florida, winter sports are still popular for many teens and adults during the winter months. The most common winter sports include skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, and sledding. Do you travel to the mountains to partake in any of these sports? If you do, leave us a comment down below!
Maintaining Bone Health as You Age
Bones give our bodies structure, allowing us to walk, ride a bike, and hug one another. They protect our organs and store our supply of calcium, a mineral necessary for building and maintaining strong bones. As we age, our bones are affected by genetics, nutrition, exercise,
Do you ever find yourself pushing through extreme pain when exercising? If you’re pushing through pain, you’re putting yourself at a far greater risk of losing those gains than if you were to ease up on your long runs and talk to a physical therapist.
If you’re training for a big competition or maybe you’re just a fitness enthusiast,
Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure orthopaedic surgeons use to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint.
The word arthroscopy comes from two Greek words, “arthro” (joint) and “skopein” (to look). The term literally means “to look within the joint.”
By attaching the arthroscope to a miniature television camera,
About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
If you work an office job or you often perform repetitive tasks, you are at risk for developing carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that causes pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and arm. It is also known as median nerve entrapment or median nerve compression.
Pain of any sort isn’t fun but hand pain can reduce your quality of life dramatically. Since our hands are something we use daily, it becomes a major inconvenience to have pain with any sort of movement or task. If you’re wondering why you have hand pain there are many different causes and types of pain.
What is Shoulder Pain?
Shoulder pain refers to any pain experienced in the shoulder, the complex of structures that includes and supports the clavicle (that is, the collarbone), the scapula (also called the shoulder blade) and the humerus (the upper arm bone.)
A number of joints maintain balance and range of motion within the shoulder,
Pain is a frustrating thing to deal with, especially if you don’t know why it’s happening. Arthritis is a common type of pain that afflicts humans of all ages. The most common type of arthritis is Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis but there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis. Almost 300,000 babies and children have arthritis or a rheumatic condition and about 54 million adults have doctor-diagnosed arthritis.