Partial Thickness Rotator Cuffs Tears – What are My Options Now?
Dr. Handling discusses partial rotator cuff tears and provides insight on ways this injury can be treated effectively.
Cartilage Injuries in the knee: Evaluation and Treatment
Cartilage is the strong and smooth substance that makes up the gliding surfaces in our joints. It is made up of cells call chondrocytes. Cartilage injuries can occur in any joint but are most-commonly found in weight bearing joints like the knee and ankle. The goal of treatment for any cartilage defect or injury is preserving the person’s normal cartilage to prevent future osteoarthritis. Unfortunately, our bodies do not have the ability to heal or repair a cartilage defect with normal cartilage cells. Luckily, there are many different types of surgical options for cartilage injuries.
Stretching Reduces the Risk of Injury
The fall sports season is right around the corner. Athletes should be training to get ready for their sport of choice. Building strength and speed are critical to sports but stretching and injury prevention programs are equally as important. In this blog, I would like to review the critical aspects of stretching. Stretching reduces the risk of injury by improving flexibility and range of motion, improving blood flow to muscle, and reducing pain. If you don’t stretch, the muscles can become shorter and tighter and lead to more risk of injury. There are 4 types of stretching.
Is my bone broken or fractured? Dr. Matthew A. Handling
One of the most common orthopaedic injuries is a broken bone....
IS MY BONE BROKEN OR FRACTURED?
One of the most common Orthopaedic injuries is a broken bone.
STRETCHING REDUCES THE RISK OF INJURY
It is best to stretch before and after exercise.