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Common Types of Elbow Injuries

Common Types of Elbow Injuries

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
The elbow is a complex joint that permits extension and flexion of the lower arm. It also permits the rotation of the wrist and hand.

Common Gymnastics Injuries

Common Gymnastics Injuries

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Gymnastics is the kind of sport that requires coordination, endurance, and strength. The ability to mold and bend the body into different movements and positions display an individual’s ability to balance and control parts of the body such as the arms, legs, shoulder, back, chest and abdominal muscles.

Orthopedics and Teen Sports Injuries

Orthopedics and Teen Sports Injuries

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Every year, there are millions of teenagers who participate in some form of high school sports. And every year, many of them sustain sports-related injuries.

Orthopedic Injuries in Men vs. Women

Orthopedic Injuries in Men vs. Women

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
There are certain fundamental differences that exist between men’s and women's physiology. Although leagues now exist for both men and women to play the same sports.

The Benefits of a Sports Performance Doctor

The Benefits of a Sports Performance Doctor

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
For athletes of all skill levels, the advantages of seeing a physician who specializes in sports medicine far outweigh those of a doctor unfamiliar with cutting-edge athletic treatments.

Resting Is As Important As Working Out

Resting Is As Important As Working Out

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
You often hear about the importance of getting a good workout to keep your body in shape, whether it's stretching, strengthening, or aerobic activity.

Most Common Skiing Orthopedic Accidents

Most Common Skiing Orthopedic Accidents

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Skiing is a great winter activity that not only serves as great exercise but is also a fun and exhilarating pastime. However, skiing can also be a trap for a variety of orthopedic accidents.

Preventing Sports Injuries of the Hand

Preventing Sports Injuries of the Hand

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
There is always a risk of injury when playing sports. Twisted ankles, torn ACLs, stress fractures. But rarely does a sportsman consider an injury of the hand.

What is Sports Medicine?

What is Sports Medicine?

by Yenny (SU)
Whether you’re a teen athlete, a soccer mom, or an adult weekend warrior, it’s good to have an understanding of sports medicine. After all, you never know when you or your child might need it.

What is the Difference Between Orthopedic Urgent Care and the Emergency Room?

What is the Difference Between Orthopedic Urgent Care and the Emergency Room?

by Holly (SU)
It is very important to know the difference so you can get the best immediate care you need for the specific nature of your condition.