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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

Greater Rochester Orthopaedics will guide you through your hip replacement surgery.

Faqs about hip replacement

Read these frequently asked questions about hip replacement surgery, including the typical outcomes and expected recovery.

Greater Rochester Orthopaedics provides relief for plantar fasciitis

Heel pain? it could be plantar fasciitis

If you have pain in your heel after running, walking or even standing, you could have plantar fasciitis, which is the most common problem for those complaining of heel pain. In fact, there are approximately 2 million new cases per year.

Greater Rochester Orthopaedics provides relief from carpal tunnel symptoms

How do i know if i have carpal tunnel?

People use computers and cell phones to do everything these days. Even though the use of technology is beneficial in a lot of ways, it’s also caused an increase in carpal tunnel syndrome, which is a numbness and tingling in the hand and arm caused by a pinched nerve in the wrist.

Football injuries such as knee cartilage tears are treated by Greater Rochester Orthopaedics

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. 

Maintaining healthy bones

Over the years, we have learned a great deal about bones, how they function, grow, rebuild, weaken, and break.  Of particular importance is our understanding of the role diet and exercise play in helping to assure overall bone health as we grow and age.

Breast cancer and bone health

Breast cancer is the most common malignancy and second leading cause of death amongst women in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 2013 saw 180,000 newly diagnosed cases of breast cancer with all but 2,240 of them occurring in women.