Performance Orthopaedics Blog

What You Need to Know About Hip Pain at Night

Annoying Hip Pain at Night So, imagine this. It’s bedtime and you are laying down in bed, but you can’t seem to get to sleep. You are tossing and turning, and there is no way to get comfortable. The sharp pain in your hip makes it so that you can’t...

The Aging Knee: What’s Your Best Defense?

Taking Care of Your Aging Knee Knees are some of the most easily injured and worn out joints on the body and they carry your weight your entire life. As you age, knee pain is not uncommon. In fact, at least a fourth of adults in the United States suffer from this...

Win-Win: Improve Your Flexibility & Reduce Pain

5 Exercises to Improve Flexibility and Reduce Pain Many of us remember to do our daily workouts, but sometimes stretching goes by the wayside. Stretches are important to your physical health too. Whether you are a strong athlete or an elderly person with arthritis,...

Common Sports Injuries

An Exerciser’s Guide If you have ever been on a sports team, you know how easy it is to get injured. From a simple sprain or twist to a head injury, sports are often contact-based and involve situations that put you in harm’s way. Add to that the fact that...

Keep Your Ankles Strong

Weak ankles are prone to injury. Many Americans today are experiencing ankle pain caused by weak, inflexible ankles. For the elderly, weak ankles can lead to a fall causing a much more serious injury. Our ankle specialists team has worked with many patients...

Common Ski Injuries & How to Avoid Them

Winter is in full swing, and with all the winter storms that have come through, a skiing or snowboarding trip may be in order for you and your family. This can be a great adventure and a beautiful bonding experience. However, like with any other sport or physical...

Got Injured During a Sport?

How Sports Injuries are Different from Typical Injuries If you have ever been on a sports team, you know how easy it is to get injured. From a simple sprain or twist to a head injury, sports are often contact-based and involve situations that put you in harm’s...

Board Certification

Why Board Certification in Orthopedic Surgery is Important Before you see any surgeon, you should always check up on their credentials. A surgeon is someone you are trusting with your body and your life, so you should know who is operating on you. An orthopedic...

Help for Weak Knees

How to Help Weak Knees Whether you are an athlete or a grandfather, your knees get the majority of wear and tear on your body, carrying your weight around your whole life. Like any other joint, you may worry about its health and strength. We want to give you the tools...

Stopping the Pain in Your Shoulder

The shoulder joint is one of the most prone joints in the body to feel pain. This is not only because it has the widest natural range of motion, but also because problems in your neck, back, or chest can easily radiate to the shoulder. Unless in the case of a serious...