Keeping My Athlete Healthy | A Webinar Presented by OrthoSouth & Kroger
OPA! Avoid Getting “Pickled” This Summer Pickleball is a unique and fast-growing sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping pong. The paddle sport is not only enjoyable but also offers numerous health benefits. However, like any physical activity, pickleball has its own potential health risks. Here we’ll review the advantages and potential hazards […]
Basal Joint Arthritis Basal joint arthritis, also known as thumb arthritis or carpometacarpal (CMC) joint arthritis, is a condition that affects the joint at the base of the thumb. It causes pain, stiffness, and decreased mobility. Here’s some patient information regarding basal joint arthritis: 1. Symptoms: The common symptoms of basal joint arthritis include pain, […]
Frozen Shoulder Vs. Rotator Cuff Tears Frozen shoulder and rotator cuff tears are common conditions treated by Orthopaedic Surgeons. Both conditions may present with shoulder pain and limited range of motion. However, there are several important differences this article will review. Frozen shoulder, also called adhesive capsulitis, is a common cause of shoulder […]
Hydration Guide for Athletes Posted with permission and for educational purposes only, this guide provides general guidelines to help optimize hydration for athletes. CLICK HERE TO OPEN HYDRATION GUIDE.
TrueSport and ADA Nutrition Guide Posted with permission and for educational purposes only, this guide provides general guidelines to help optimize dietary intake for sports competitors. CLICK BELOW TO OPEN THE NUTRITION GUIDE.
Sleep and the Student Athlete With the heavy presence of social media, many student-athletes are not getting the necessary eight hours of sleep needed for brain and muscle cell recovery. This is just one of the five variables that they control. The other four are nutrition, hydration, conditioning, and mental preparation. With that being said, […]
Mallet Finger Mallet finger is an injury that occurs when the tendon that straightens the finger (extensor tendon) is damaged or torn. This results in the inability to fully extend the fingertip. Here’s some patient information regarding mallet finger: 1. Symptoms: The primary symptom of mallet finger is the inability to straighten or extend the fingertip. […]
Jammed Fingers 101 A “jammed finger” happens when the tip of the finger is compressed toward the hand, injuring the soft tissue (ligament) in the joints. Jammed fingers can happen at any time while engaging in normal activities. For instance: Your dog may encounter another dog while out walking, and you could jam your finger […]
Common Golf Injuries: Shoulder Pain Shoulder injuries on the golf course? Don’t let them handicap your game! Our orthopedic experts are here to help you stay in top form. Learn how to treat golf-related shoulder injuries and get back to swinging with confidence.