Sports Injuries

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.


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!


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 […]


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.


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. 


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 […]


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 […]


Common football injuries: knee cartilage tears

Now that Fall is here, it means it’s time for football. The high-contact nature of this sport means that injuries are common. In fact, 920,000 athletes under the age of 18 were treated for football-related injuries in 2007. The most common injuries aren’t broken bones or concussions, it’s actually knee injuries.