Education and Prevention

We advocate the principles of education and prevention in all our treatment plans. You will find a wealth of information and answers to many of your questions in our complete orthopaedic library.

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Non-Surgical Conservative
Care Treatments

We develop your individualized treatment plan with an emphasis on non-surgical care options. Our goal is to relieve your discomfort and restore function while minimizing any possible risks.

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Surgery

Open communication, personal attention and shared decision-making provide the foundation for your surgical plan. We take the time to thoroughly explain all procedures and surgeries with you and your family.

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Patient Education: Sports Medicine

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Sports Medicine Topics

The Achilles Tendon
ACL Tear
Bursitis of the Hip
Low Back Pain
Meniscal Tear
Muscle Cramps
Runner's Knee (Patellofemoral Pain)
Shinsplints
Stress Fracture
Understanding Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury
Understanding Rotator Cuff Injury
Understanding Meniscal Tears

Sports Medicine AAOS Links

A Guide to Safety for Young Athletes
Additional Resources on Sports Safety
Aerobic Exercise
Athletic Shoes
Starting a Strength Training Program
Burners and Stingers
Burning Thigh Pain (Meralgia Paresthetica)
Compartment Syndrome
Complementary Therapies: Biofeedback
Creatine Supplements
Cross Training
Daily Activity Log
Exercise and Bone and Joint Conditions
Flexibility Exercises for Young Athletes
Exercise Walking
Female Athletes: Health Problems Caused by Extreme Exercise and Dieting
Warm Up, Cool Down and Be Flexible
Football Injury Prevention
Hamstring Muscle Injuries
Heat Injury and Heat Exhaustion
Helmet Safety
Hockey Injury Prevention
Healthy Bones at Every Age
Swimming Safety: Tips for the Pool
Mallet Finger (Baseball Finger)
Meniscal Tears
Muscle Contusion (Bruise)
Muscle Cramp
Muscle Strains in the Thigh
High School Sports Injuries
Baseball Injury Prevention
Tennis Injury Prevention
Golf Injury Prevention
Inline Skating Injury Prevention
Scooter-Related Injury Prevention
Return to Play
Biceps Tendon Tear at the Elbow
Safe Exercise
Selecting Home Exercise Equipment
Seniors and Exercise
Shin Splints
Shoulder Separation
Skiing Injury Prevention
Sledding Injury Prevention
Sports Injury Prevention for Baby Boomers
Sports Nutrition
Sprains, Strains, and Other Soft-Tissue Injuries
Starting an Exercise Program
Steroids Don't Work Out
Stress Fractures
Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle
Throwing Injuries in the Elbow in Children
Tips for a Safe Running Program
Baseball Injury Prevention
Basketball Injury Prevention
Gymnastics Injury Prevention
Soccer Injury Prevention
Swimming Injury Prevention
Tennis Injury Prevention
Volleyball Injury Prevention