Category: Sports Medicine

4 Frequently Asked Questions About ACL Repair Surgery

Sprains and tears to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are some of the most common injuries sustained by athletes and active persons. Despite being a familiar term, there is still a lot of confusion surrounding ACL injuries and surgical techniques used to repair them.

Discover the answers to 4 of the most popular inquiries about ACL surgery with this helpful article from OrthoNY.

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Golf Title Winners Thank OrthoNY’s Dr. Lee Kaback

The winners of the 2018 Northeastern Women’s Golf Association senior and super senior titles, Anne Van Buren and Linda Kolnick, will be sending their championship photo to their orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Lee Kaback, of OrthoNY, who repaired both their shoulders. “We highly recommend him.” Van Buren said. The two women were awarded their titles at Cobleskill Golf and Country Club, Thursday Sept. 13, 2018.

Van Buren’s championship in 2017 was the culmination of a comeback year for her after she missed most of 2016 recovering from rotator cuff surgery. Weckter said she broke her arm last year and had to miss the entire season 2017 season.

Image and story courtesy of the Times Union.

5 Low-Impact Outdoor Activities for This Summer

Those that suffer from joint pain are often forced to decrease their activity levels in order to avoid aggravating a particular joint. With summer quickly approaching, there are sure to be many days on which you will want to be outside engaging in your favorite activities.

Stay active this summer without worsening your joint pain with these low impact outdoor activities.

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Back Pain During Basketball Season

So you’ve picked up basketball as a new sport at the gym and are experiencing back pain that you’ve never felt before. Or maybe you’re just seeing that a lot of your favorite NBA players are out for a few games due to a back injury. Either way, the common trend is that a high activity sport like basketball and back pain seem to go hand in hand.

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Knowing the Symptoms of Sprains, Strains, and Fractures

There are differences between a sprain, strain and fracture but, as you may have experienced, at times it can be hard to tell them apart.

If you’ve injured yourself, it’s very difficult to distinguish between these different conditions without certain tests. Getting the correct diagnosis is important to ensure you get the appropriate treatment so the injury properly heals and you avoid future problems.

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OrthoNY is Growing Again in Schenectady

Welcome Patients of Schenectady Regional Orthopedic Associates!

Effective July 1, 2014, the physicians and physician assistants of Schenectady Regional Orthopedic Associates are working with OrthoNY. The same locations and services will be available to you, along with the resources and services available for all OrthoNY patients.
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