We love our football whether it’s pee wee, high school, college, or professional. We love to watch it, and youngsters and adults like to play it. Unfortunately, no amount of padding and equipment can prevent injuries from occurring, especially to the shoulder. Here are some common shoulder injuries in football you should be aware of.
It’s exciting for our children to be back in school. We have been craving some normalcy, and with school back in session, part of that routine will be sports. As you pack lunches and get them off in time, it’s equally important to prioritize preventing back to school sports injuries.
If it makes you chuckle thinking of your grandmother “pumping iron,” hold that laugh. Lifting weights can be beneficial to anyone over the age of 65. There are benefits for both the body and the mind. Keep reading and no matter your age, you might become an advocate for why seniors should lift weights.
Almost every movement can involve your shoulder, so when something is wrong like arthritis, it can impact your daily activities. If you have tried all the medications, exercises, physical therapy, and other non-surgical treatments, and nothing has reduced your pain, it’s time to talk about shoulder replacement for arthritis.
The fact that being a male or female can affect your orthopedic injury is news to many. There are many differences between males and females, as the difference in muscle mass, bones, and ligaments make each sex more vulnerable to different injuries. Understanding these distinctions can help to prevent future injuries.
Many folks will tell you they were doing the most inane thing, like tying their shoes, when they suddenly couldn’t move. Their lower back felt like it had been hit by a train. If you suffer from lower back pain, no doubt something like this has happened to you too. This could be one of the signs you may be suffering from a herniated disc.
At OrthoNY, we understand the debilitating effects hip pain and conditions can present, which is why Saratoga Hospital and OrthoNY invite you to a free discussion to learn more about the advantages of anterior hip replacement.
As the weather warms up, professional baseball players are back on the diamond, tennis players are competing on the courts, swimmers jump in the pool, and let’s not forget all the weekend warriors who will be giving it their all. No matter your level of expertise, those who participate in overhead sports are likely to suffer a shoulder injury of some type. Get to know the signs and treatment for shoulder injuries due to overhead sports.
If you have diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and other medical conditions, plus certain workplace risk factors, it is possible you could be suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome. When is it time to see a specialist for carpal tunnel syndrome? The short answer is you will know by the increasing symptoms.
Join Kevin Kleis, DO, from OrthoNY for an educational seminar on knee pain. Dr. Kleis will discuss common causes and a variety of treatment options, including Mako SmartRobotics™, an innovative robotics system that creates a personalized join replacement surgical plan. There will be a question and answer session at the end of the program.
Presented by Kevin Kleis, DO
May 26, 2021
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Meeting via WebEx
Registration is required to receive the virtual program link. Call (518) 580-2450, or visit saratogahospital.org/classes.