Sports Injuries

When To Schedule A Sports Medicine Visit

You tweaked your knee riding your bike and after applying ice for several days, it doesn’t feel much better. Maybe you want to improve your overall fitness level, but are experiencing injuries that sideline you. Are you experiencing the same injuries over and over again? If so, it may be time for a sports medicine visit.  » Read more about: When To Schedule A Sports Medicine Visit  »


How Do You Know If You Tore Your ACL?

What do Tom Brady, J.J. Watt, and Rob Gronkowski all have in common? At the top of their game, these professional athletes tore their ACL and returned to football stronger than ever. A torn ACL used to be a “game changer.” Forgive the pun, but now even you can maintain your lifestyle afterwards! But, exactly how do you know if you tore your ACL?  » Read more about: How Do You Know If You Tore Your ACL?  »


Your Guide to Preventing Tennis Elbow This Summer

Tennis elbow can be a misnomer since it affects more than just tennis players.  » Read more about: Your Guide to Preventing Tennis Elbow This Summer  »


6 ways to prevent injury while golfing

Did you know that more than 130,000 people were treated for a golf-related injury in 2015? Even though this sport is a low-impact activity with minimal risk, injury is still always possible.  » Read more about: 6 ways to prevent injury while golfing  »


The worst knee injuries that can affect your favorite teams

Whether you’re rooting for your team to make it to the Superbowl, or cheering on your daughter’s soccer team, here are some of the most common knee injuries for each sport and how they can be prevented!  » Read more about: The worst knee injuries that can affect your favorite teams  »


AAOS warns parents of trampoline danger

Trampolines are commonplace in many backyards across the country. Children spend countless summer hours on trampolines, but the danger of trampoline use was put back into the spotlight recently after a three-year-old boy in Florida was injured on a trampoline and required a body cast for recovery.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is warning parents against the dangers of trampolines, especially for children under six years old. This press release was issued a few years after the American Academy of Pediatrics advised against trampoline use.  » Read more about: AAOS warns parents of trampoline danger  »


Gro welcomes dr. michael c. yip, m.d.

We are proud to announce that Dr. Michael Yip has joined our team and will be accepting new patients at Greater Rochester Orthopaedics.  » Read more about: Gro welcomes dr. michael c. yip, m.d.  »


Symptoms of a knee ligament injury

There are four main ligaments of the knee that connect the bones together and provide stability. If you’re experiencing symptoms of a knee injury, it’s important to see an orthopedic specialist to determine the best treatment plan and prevent further injury.   » Read more about: Symptoms of a knee ligament injury  »


Preventing injuries: treadmill vs running outside

For runners, the repetitive motion and impact of shifting your body weight from one foot to the other can cause wear and tear over time. Whether you’re just starting out or completing your second marathon, you may experience heel, foot, knee and lower back pain at some point.
Injuries and strains can interrupt your training schedule and may even discourage you from exercising, but did you know that choosing between a treadmill and running outside could help to prevent injuries?  » Read more about: Preventing injuries: treadmill vs running outside  »


How to prevent the 4 most common ski injuries

While skiing and snowboarding are two of the world’s most popular winter sports, they are also two of the most dangerous. Since skiers can reach speeds anywhere from 25 to 45 miles per hour, injuries are an almost an inevitable part of the sport. In fact, over 200,000 injuries required treatment in a doctors office or hospital as the result of skiing and snowboarding-related activities in 2014.   » Read more about: How to prevent the 4 most common ski injuries  »