Oh dear, you just heard a loud pop while running, and now your calf hurts and is beginning to swell up. You know something is wrong, and you probably need to see a doctor. You have a lot on your plate right now, and all you care about at the moment is how to best recover from a pulled muscle so you can return to your normal activities.
Athletes and non-athletes alike need to protect their knees from falls, twists, or trauma. Anyone from a young athlete to a middle aged person or senior can benefit from strengthening their knees. Here are 7 ways to strengthen your knees and avoid injury.
On November 14th, 2018, from 6-7:30 pm EST, Dr. Congiusta of OrthoNY will be presenting at a free seminar on the topic of hip & knee joint pain, what you can do to manage these pains, and the surgical and non-surgical treatment options available to patients.
The exact amount of time needed to recover after rotator cuff surgery and safely return to work depends on several factors. To be clear though, it is not a quick turnaround. What kind of work someone does greatly affects how much time will be needed for recovery and for their return to work.
A fall can happen anywhere and at any time, but sadly, according to the CDC an older adult dies every twenty minutes from a fall, and they mostly happen in the home. Since September 22 – 28 is Fall Prevention Awareness Week, it’s the perfect time to inventory your own home and those of loved ones. Preventing falls in the fall and every other season just takes some thoughtful evaluation and a few adjustments.
According to the American Physical Therapy Association, two thirds of Americans have lower back pain sometime during their lives. It’s what to do with and about that pain that matters. Should you exercise through lower back pain? The common sense answer to you now may be: if “it hurts when you do this,” then don’t do it.
All joking aside, chronic lower back pain can result in a lot of adults losing time at work, and it can interfere with normal day to day activities. The last thing you want to do is exacerbate the injury and increase the pain.
Whether you’re rooting for your team to make it to the Superbowl, or cheering on your daughter’s soccer team, here are some of the most common knee injuries for each sport and how they can be prevented!
Do you suffer from shoulder pain or arthritis?
Ellis Medicine and OrthoNY invite you to a free discussion to learn more about shoulder pain and what treatment options are available to you including:
- Pain Relief Injections
- Physical Therapy
Q&A session to follow.
FREE! Registration required.
Register online at ellismedicine.org/seminar-shoulder or call 518-612-2020 before December 13th.
December 13th, 2017 | 6PM-7PM | 600 McClellan Street, Schenectady
Physical therapy was believed to start as far back as 460 BC to treat disease and pain. With the development of the field of orthopedics and physiology, physical therapy has developed into the robust medical practice it is today.