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Knee Injury Treatment Worcester, MA

The Best Running Shoes for Knee Pain

Remember that old song, “Everybody’s Free to Wear Sunscreen” from the 90’s? Well, there’s a line that stood out to us when we first heard it. Can you guess what it is? “Be kind to your knees. You’ll miss them when they’re gone.” It’s great advice that we still try to heed today. And even… Read More »


Joint Replacement Worcester, MA

May Is Older Americans Month

An estimated 45,000,000 people in the United States are 65 or older, and trauma center visits for this age group are quickly rising. May is Older American Month, and we want to recognize our patients who are 65 and older by providing some tips that may minimize the need for joint replacements and other orthopedic treatments.… Read More »


Physical Therapy Worcester, MA

Do I Really Need Physical Therapy?

You may have sent the last few weeks or months resting and recuperating after an injury. Now that the finish line is within sight, you may be asking if you need physical therapy. After all, the bones, ligaments and other tissues are healing nicely, and you are doing pretty well with getting around. Believe it… Read More »


Knee Treatment Worcester, MA

Runner’s Knee: It’s not just for runners

If you are an avid biker, jogger, or do any activity that requires a lot of knee bending, you can get runner’s knee. Runner’s knee is typified by an aching pain centered in the kneecap. It is a general term used to describe one of several knee issues. How Runner’s Knee Happens Unbalanced or weak… Read More »


Rotator Cuff Injury and Treatment

If you’ve ever played any competitive baseball or softball you’ve no doubt come across someone with a damaged rotator cuff. It may be a hard-throwing baseball pitcher, or a softball shortstop whose summer slate of 200+ games is just too much on his or her shoulder. The injury can be chronic, recurring every summer and… Read More »


Preventing Osteoporosis Begins Early

When you think of osteoporosis, you may not think it’s something to be concerned about until you get older. The truth is you’re never too young to improve your bone health. The habits you adopt early in life can lay the groundwork for the health of your bones now and throughout your entire life. Knowing… Read More »


Six Foods to Ease Arthritis Pain

If you’re one of the more than 50 million adults living with some type of arthritis, you know how debilitating it can be to experience swelling, pain, stiffness and decreased range of motion. It may come as a surprise to learn that growing evidence suggests that following a healthy diet and adding in certain foods… Read More »


Don’t Get Sidelined by an ACL Injury

The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is one of four ligaments that help stabilize the knee joint and keep the lower leg from sliding too far forward. When you play sports that involve quick changes in motion like football, basketball or soccer, you are at greater risk for ACL injury. And if when this type of… Read More »


Knowing the Signs of a Dislocated Shoulder

The shoulder is the most mobile joint in your body, which means it’s more likely to suffer a dislocation. When your upper arm bone pops out of its cup-shaped socket, it can be extremely painful. What’s more, once your shoulder dislocates once, it’s more prone to future dislocations. And when you dislocate your shoulder, you… Read More »


Sports Injury Warning Signs

When you experience a severe sports injury like a bone fracture, for example, you know you’re going to be sidelined for a while. But oftentimes, sports injuries are not as obvious. They may start slowly and get progressively worse as time goes on, resulting in chronic aches and pains. Paying attention to the warning signs… Read More »


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123 Summer St. Suite 520, Worcester, MA 01608 508.363.6363