Category Archives: Sports Injuries

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 »


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 »



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 »


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 »



Rehabilitation FAQ: Your Common Questions Answered

Orthopaedic physical therapy can help an athlete following an injury, allowing them to return to their sport as safely and quickly as possible. This type of therapy also applies to rehabilitation following amputation, surgery or other invasive procedures, and can be combined as part of a treatment or recovery plan.  Keep reading to learn more… Read More »


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