ACL tears can happen to anyone, particularly those who lead an active lifestyle. However, female ACL injuries are noticed as being more common than those involving men. In fact, women have ACL tears five times more than men. Here’s a...
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At some point during orthopedic surgery recovery, you will likely need to use a support device to help you get around safely while allowing yourself to heal. The last thing you want to do is make the initial injury worse...
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While it’s fantastic for children and teens to participate in sports, it presents some risks that don’t generally affect adults. Student-athletes who focus on one sport are prone to overuse injuries, particularly in the knees, feet, elbow, and shoulder. For...
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Rotator cuff surgery can make many daily activities much more difficult during the post-operation period. The goal of rotator cuff surgery recovery is to return to all your normal activities as soon as possible. Driving is a priority as you...
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Rotator cuff injuries have been a site of focus for many surgeons because of how relatively common they are. This focus has led to many advances in both surgical approaches to treatment and non-operative treatments like physical therapy and medication....
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Recovery from total knee replacement can be a difficult process. As painful as it may be at first, it is crucial to exercise using your legs, knees, and feet 20 to 30 minutes two to three times a day. Here...
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Children and teenagers today are involved in sports more than ever before. While sports offer a useful outlet for burning off energy and keeping children active, they are at greater risk for injuries. Sports overuse injuries are becoming more common...
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Rochester Hills Orthopedics and Sports Medicine are proud to announce the arrival of complete physical therapy services. With thorough and comprehensive PT services, we are celebrating a major milestone of having all of our medical facilities under one roof. Dr....
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It wasn’t very long ago that joint replacement surgery meant a lengthy and expensive hospital stay, followed by a long rehabilitation that included a lot of strength-building because of the amount of time you spent in bed. Today, outpatient joint...
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Total knee replacement recovery is an involved process that requires diligent participation on the part of the patient and the patient’s family. More and more recoveries are being handled at home, and if your plan is to go home without...
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