December 2016 - Orthopaedics Plus

Common Winter Sports Injuries and Prevention Tips

Winter cold and snow compel many people to stay indoors. But others thrive on the chance to play winter sports that are perfectly suited to the weather.
If you enjoy winter activities, brush up on these injury hazards for each sport—and what you can do to prevent them. (more…)

Five Cold-Weather Fitness Tips to Use All Winter Long

In New England, braving ludicrously low temperatures is a badge of honor. Us? Cold? Never.
Tough as you may be, it’s crucial to properly prepare if you’re exercising outdoors this winter—otherwise, you’re setting yourself up for injury. Here, Julie Ruane, a nurse practitioner working in Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s sports medicine department, offers her advice for frigid fitness. (more…)

Physiotherapeutic scoliosis-specific exercise (PSSE) treatments for adults after discharge: self-perceived results

Check out the article that Amy wrote for InTouch Weekly.

The adult scoliosis patient population is seeking treatment to reduce pain, improve function and quality of life. In the majority of cases scoliosis is not the primary problem related to the source of the pain complaint. However, the scoliosis does tend to be the focus of both the patient and ht medical provider when embarking on a treatment path.

Read the full article here.