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Common Springtime Running Injuries

With spring comes so many things. Spring is almost like a second new year, where we get back on track with our goals. And, if your goal is running a marathon, you’re probably aware that you need to start planning now. A lack of planning can lead to rushing your workouts, and then injuries. Of… Read More »


Joint Replacement Questions

Are you curious about joint replacement and what it could do for you? When you have a joint that is swollen and stiff and it can affect many different aspects of your daily life. You may find yourself searching the internet for doctors and researching the procedures you believe may benefit you. If walking, climbing… Read More »


ACL Injury Treatment Worcester, MA

Prevent Ski Injuries This Winter

Reduce your risk of ski injuries this winter with an ounce of prevention. If you haven’t planned a ski vacation yet, you better start making calls. Before you know it, spring will be on its way and you’ll have missed your chance. But, if your skis have been gathering dust for a few years,  or… Read More »


Sports Injuries Worcester, MA

How You Can Exercise While Injured

Imagine going to the gym on crutches and hobbling up to a machine. You’re going to get some looks, but if you know what you’re doing then who cares what people do. But, you must be careful and do your research before you drive to your favorite gym or facility, ready to push yourself. If… Read More »


General Orthopedics Worcester, MA

How Can I Stop My Feet From Aching?

Now that winter is truly on our doorstep, it’s worth doing a mental check-up on our health. Do you feel pretty good? Do cooler mornings strike a little fear in your heart? We can’t blame you. Our muscles more easily tighten up when they’re not moving during cooler months, and barometric pressure can cause an… Read More »


ACL Injury Treatment Worcester, MA

I Think I Tore My ACL

There are times when you react so quickly to something happening  that you remember details afterwards that you didn’t even remember processing in the moment. Those quick reflexes can help you avoid hitting a deer, jump over an obstacle, or catch your falling child. But those quick movements can also lead to ACL injuries. Specifically,… Read More »


Do I Have a Rotator Cuff Injury?

Pain in the shoulder may start creeping up on you, so slowly that you don’t even notice when it started. In patients who are a little bit older, this may come from repeated movements that have worn out the tendons that help keep your shoulder working properly. Pain, weakness, or crunching sounds in your shoulder… Read More »


physical therapy Worcester, MA

Physical Therapy FAQs

If you’ve been injured recently, and even needed surgery, you might be recommended to see a physical therapist. Physical therapists are trained experts who can help you recover from your injury, focusing on rehabilitating the normal function and movement of the body part that’s been injured. If you’ve been recommended to see a physical therapist,… Read More »


ACL Injury Treatment Worcester, MA

Did I just injure my ACL?

An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is a tear in one of the knee ligaments. This ligament connects the upper and lower leg bones and keeps the knee in a stable position. As with other body parts, the ACL gets weaker as we age. What is responsible for causing ACL injuries? If the knee joint… Read More »


Meniscus Tear Worcester, MA

Did I Tear A Meniscus?

Torn Menisci are common sports injuries that can slow you down and cause issues with movement of the knee later on down the road. If you’ve been playing contact sports and recently heard a “pop” in your knee, you may have torn a Meniscus. What is a Meniscus? The menisci are two C-shaped pieces of… Read More »


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