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  • Meniscal Tears

    Meniscal Tears

    Meniscal tears are among the most common knee injuries. Athletes, particularly those who play contact sports, are at risk for meniscal tears. However, anyone at any age can tear a meniscus. When people talk about torn cartilage in the knee, they are usually referring to a torn meniscus. Three bones meet to form your knee

  • Do you have Spinal Stenosis???

    Do you have Spinal Stenosis???

    What is Spinal Stenosis? Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal, which can lead to compression of the nerves that run through that canal. Stenosis usually occurs in the low back and in the neck. Spinal stenosis is most commonly caused by degenerative changes in the spine related to osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis can cause

  • CLOSED TOMORROW

    CLOSED TOMORROW

    We will be closed Thursday January 4th, due to the impending snow storm. We will be open during our regular hours on Friday and Saturday to accommodate missed appointments. If you have an appointment tomorrow our front desk staff will be contacting you to reschedule. Stay Safe!

  • What is Osgood- Schlatter Disease?

    What is Osgood- Schlatter Disease?

    Osgood-Schlatter disease (OS) is considered an overuse injury which causes pain in the front of the knee and often presents with a visible growth just below the kneecap. Rapid skeletal growth can predispose individuals to this condition, making adolescents (typically between ages 11 and 15) the most commonly affected population. Increased activity levels such as repetitive running and jumping

  • Gel Injections for Osteoarthritis in the Knee

    Gel Injections for Osteoarthritis in the Knee

    In knees with osteoarthritis, the joint fluid (called synovial fluid) can break down and not provide the cushioning your knee needs. This can contribute to the pain often experienced by patients with osteoarthritis. In addition to over the counter medication and physical therapy, often times gel injections are used as a part of the treatment

  • Tips for Shoveling Snow Safely

    Tips for Shoveling Snow Safely

    We all know that shoveling snow is not fun, but there is often no avoiding it.  If you do try to avoid it and let it melt, it often refreezes making it even more dangerous for you.  So here are some tips to keep you safe! First, be prepared!  Stretch gently before bundling up and

  • Healthy Holiday Eating

    Healthy Holiday Eating

    The holiday season is a time for fun with the family and friends, but everyone always associates this season with…. Weight Gain!!  Typically you will not gain more than 1-2 pounds, not 10.  Your goal during this season should be to maintain your weight and focus on having fun with family.  Here are some tips for healthy eating

  • Stretches to do Before Getting out of Bed to Feel Great All Day

    Stretching in the morning helps to increase the blood flow to your muscles.  More blood in your muscles means more energy in the morning. Stretching also increases blood flow to your brain and sharpens your concentration in the morning. Below are some easy stretches to incorporate into your morning routine and help get your day started. Full-Body Stretch    

  • Frozen Shoulder

    Frozen Shoulder

    Frozen Shoulder, otherwise known as Adhesive Capsulitis, is characterized by stiffness, pain, and limited range of motion in the shoulder that develops gradually, gets worse, and then finally goes away. Pain from frozen shoulder is usually dull or aching, and typically gets worse during the movement of the joint. The pain is usually located over

  • Tips for Finding the Right Athletic Shoe

    Tips for Finding the Right Athletic Shoe

           Wearing the appropriate athletic shoe for specific sports activities can improve comfort and performance, and most importantly, prevent injuries. Today’s athletic shoes are designed with specific activities in mind. If you participate in a single sport more than two times a week, you should purchase a shoe specifically designed for that sport