Posts Tagged ‘sports medicine’

Common Shoulder Injuries in Sports

Shoulder injuries are common in many sports. Many athletes are at a high risk of injuries affecting the shoulder’s joint muscles, cartilage, tendons, and ligaments. These injuries cause great shoulder pain and other symptoms, which make it hard to work out and compete. If you are experiencing shoulder pain, you must visit a physician since…

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Sports Medicine FAQs

runner with an injured knee

Learn More About Common Orthopedic Injuries and Treatments When your knee hurts, you’ve twisted your ankle, or you’re experiencing unexplained soreness, should you rest or seek care from a general practitioner or a medical specialist, or simply rest the affected area? The specialists at Alexander Orthopaedics can help you determine the care you need to…

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The Importance of Treating Sports Injuries According to an Orthopedic Surgeon

Man on a tennis court reaching for his knee in pain after an injury

For sports injuries, now’s the time to get the issue fixed. Get back in the game faster, and prevent future injury, with a visit to an orthopedic surgeon specialized in sports medicine. According to Dr. Jennifer Swaringen, an orthopedic surgeon at Alexander Orthopaedic Associates, “Nagging sports-related injuries can be painful and even debilitating, and there’s…

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Most Common Football Injuries

most common football injuries

It’s almost fall, which means it’s almost time for football season! Unfortunately, with football season, comes the most common football injuries. Whether playing competitively or mostly in your backyard––sprains, tears, bruising and breaks are risks that come with the love of the game. We’ve prepared you with a list of the most common football injuries…

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What Is Runner’s Knee?

Marathon runner in mid stride

Runner’s knee, also known as Patellofemoral pain syndrome, is when you experience pain in your knee, typically around your kneecap. Runner’s knee is more common in people who are actively involved in sports that involve running and jumping. Knee pain increases when you run, walk up or down stairs, sit for long periods of time…

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