Margate, Florida–Northwest Broward Orthopaedics Associates (“NWBOA”) provides orthopaedic, sports medicine, and physical therapy services to individuals. NWBOA is providing notice that it experienced a cybersecurity incident that may involve the personal and protected health information of some patients it serves. The confidentiality, privacy, and security of patient information in NWBOA’s care is one of our highest priorities,
Getting the Most Out of Your Doctor’s Visit
After surgery, you want to get back to your life as quickly as possible. However, many surgeries will leave you laid up for days, weeks, or months, and it can be hard to feel like yourself again, especially when you’re still dealing with pain from your injury or your surgery. At Northwest Broward Orthopedics, we provide state-of-the-art post-surgical physical therapy.
The larger and heavier your luggage, the more at risk you are for neck, back, and shoulder injuries. Lifting and carrying bulky luggage can strain your bones, muscles, and joints. In addition, many airlines are now charging fees to check baggage–so more and more travelers are risking injury by lugging over-packed carry-on bags through the airport and lifting them into the overhead bins.
Active Families Are The Foundation for a Lifetime of Bone and Joint Health
Every year, millions of teenagers participate in high school sports. An injury to a high school athlete can be a significant disappointment for the teen, the family, and the coaches. The pressure to play can lead to decisions that may lead to additional injury with long-term effects. High school sports injuries can cause problems that require surgery as an adult,
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