June 2016 - Orthopaedics Plus

Fitness After 50 With Physical Therapy

As we go through different stages in life, from childhood, adolescence and adulthood into our senior years, it becomes even more important to adopt a healthy lifestyle. As they say, prevention is always better than cure. As one grows older, there are changes in the cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, endocrine systems. (more…)

PT Can Help Arthritis & Meniscus Tears

Do you have knee pain? Knee pain that limits you from taking the stairs? Knee pain that stop you from playing with the kids/grandkids? Knee pain that limits your progress with your workouts? Knee pain that keeps you from those longer bike rides? (more…)

How Athletes Can Prevent Knee Injuries

Over the past 20 years, the incidence of young athletes with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries has increased significantly. Experts point to many factors that are potentially contributing to the rising numbers, they include: Increased number of children participating in competitive sports, more exposure to intense levels of training and increased awareness and detection of the injuries. (more…)

Low Back & Knee Pain Prevention For The Cyclist

It’s that time of the year again, the birds are chirping and the bees are bumping. It’s time to take that bike out of the garage and start logging some miles on the road or trails. Being an avid cyclist myself, I know from personal experience that it is very common to suffer from a variety of ailments secondary to cycling. (more…)