Sports Injuries

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  »


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.   » Read more about: Common football injuries: knee cartilage tears  »