March 2015 - Orthopaedics Plus

Hip Pain No Longer Restricted to Elderly

Historically hip pain was something people associated with the elderly. It is true that a large proportion of hip pain is most commonly due to osteoarthritis, something that can arise in the aging population. (more…)

Exercise Can Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can cause pain and stiffness that makes moving the last thing you want to do.
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The ABCs of ACLs

If you’re an athlete, you undoubtedly know someone who has torn their ACL. The ACL is one of the most commonly injured ligaments in the knee – in fact, it’s estimated that 200,000 ACL tears occur annually in the United States. But what exactly is the ACL, and why is it important?

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Standing Desk Dilemma: Too Much Time On Your Feet?

Maybe you’ve finally made the jump out of your desk chair, stood up to traditional office culture, and joined a growing number of workers spending the day at a standing desk. Experts say the change should be good for your health.
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PT Advises On Avoiding Injuries In Young Athletes

It is time for baseball, and parents should look for warning signs their young athlete might be trying to play through pain.

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Running Through Pain Is A Dangerous Game

Distance runners have a unique relationship with pain. At times, it’s inevitable to cross the finish line. No pain no gain, right? Wrong.

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The All Too Common Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains are a very common injury in sports and in active individuals alike. Statistically there are about seven ankle sprains per 1,000 injuries, however, many ankle sprains occur and are not reported because the person never sees the doctor.

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Outcomes Excellence Award – Quality Measurement

Both our locations in Beverly and Burlington, MA were awarded the Outcomes Excellence Award. This means that in the last 4 Quarters our physical therapists have improved the quality of their patients lives beyond what was expected. We are proud of the OP Family! Read the PDF document to see how the award was measured.
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