Category Archives: Sports Injuries

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 »


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 »


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 »


The AC Joint and What a Pain It Can Be

OK, so you were playing your beer league hockey game Friday night and you took a shot and then put your toe in a hole from the figure skaters who had the ice before your game. Down you went and you had your right arm outstretched in front of you. Now it’s Saturday morning and… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2015
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Rotator Cuff Surgery for Repairing Torn Tendons

Rotator cuff surgery offers a surgical option for patients who have experienced some type of rotator cuff injury. This procedure helps patients get their tendons repaired and can relieve discomfort and pain. This simple procedure is carried out using general anesthesia or local anesthesia and does not require the patient to stay at the hospital.… Read More »


4 Ways To Avoid Ski Injuries This Season

Avoiding injuries while participating in any sport is important, but it’s especially crucial in activities like skiing where there’s constant impact on your legs and knees. No one wants to head out on a ski trip with their family or friends and find themselves stuck in the lodge because they blew out their knee, so… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 30 2014
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Study Says Young Girls at Higher Risk for ACL Injury Than Boys

A new study suggests that young girls are more prone to ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries than boys. The study reports that lack of physical training for young athletes and puberty are to blame. Let’s take a closer look at the link between ACL injuries and young athletes. What causes ACL injuries? Sports that involve… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 29 2014
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What is the New Reverse Shoulder Replacement Surgery?

Many of those suffering from chronic shoulder pain, arthritis and other conditions often turn to total joint replacement to help alleviate the pain. However, the traditional techniques and technology used in this procedure does not benefit patients with torn rotator cuffs as effectively as many orthopedic surgeons would prefer. Now, there is a new type… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 29 2014
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Top 5 Most Common Sports-Related Orthopedic Injuries

It’s no secret that athletes are at risk for getting hurt during training, competitions, and games. Help keep yourself safe and explore the top five most common sports-related orthopedic injuries. Pulled Muscle. An athlete can pull almost any muscle in his or her body. The most common muscle injury is to the hamstring which is… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 29 2014
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Pros and Cons of Autograft or Allograft Use in ACL Reconstruction

The two most common approaches to arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL surgery is the use of an autograft or an allograft. Each approach has its own set of risks and benefits, so let’s take a look at the differences between these two methods. Autograft What is an autograft? An autograft is a part of a… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 26 2014
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