Performance Orthopaedics Blog

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...

Help Prevent Ankle Injury: 6 Easy Exercises

Are you forgetting something when you work out? A good workout routine works every part of your body, promoting balance, strength, and breathing. However, how many times have you included your ankles in that routine? Most people will say never. Ankles help us run,...

When Joint Pain Leads to Joint Replacement

Have you had long-lasting joint pain? If you have, you may have thought about joint replacement surgery to ease your stiffness and pain. The problem is that joint pain and stiffness can be a sign of many things, and it would take a thorough examination to determine...

5 Stretching Exercises For a Frozen Shoulder

A frozen shoulder, or adhesive capsulitis as it is professionally known as, is a troublesome and painful problem that can be quite common. It is usually caused by one of a few things such as overuse, injury, or stroke. It happens when tissue around the shoulder joint...

4 Easy Ways to Improve Hand Mobility

As we age and form habits, our hands can occasionally fall victim to ill effects of overuse. Simple, repetitive tasks, such as typing or physical labor, can result in our hands remaining in fixed positions for too long; this can cause joints, muscles, and tendons to...

What Is a Meniscus Tear in the Knee?

A meniscus tear is a type of injury that occurs in the knee. The menisci are discs that serve to cushion the knee and balance weight across the knee. There are two menisci in each knee: one is on the outer edge, and one is on the inner edge. A meniscus tear typically...

How to avoid hip injuries while golfing

Health Tips for Golfers To any casual observer, golf might seem like such a low key sport but the reality is that golf usually demands a lot from the player’s body. Players need a high level of muscle control to execute a great shot. Hip injuries are not as common as...