Articles for Tag: "orthopedics"

Blog: French gymnast suffers horrific leg injury in Rio 
Blog: French gymnast suffers horrific leg injury in Rio
An orthopedic surgeon weighs in on Samir Ait Said’s vault accident and his road to recovery.
Reasons to leave your shoes at the door 
Reasons to leave your shoes at the door
Keep your home cleaner and your feet stronger by not wearing street shoes in the house. Learn more.
Knee replacement might raise risk of hip and spine fractures 
Knee replacement might raise risk of hip and spine fractures
Almost 720,000 total knee replacements are carried out in the U.S. each year, but there may be a downside.
Spike in ‘Tommy John’ surgeries among young baseballers  Featured
Spike in ‘Tommy John’ surgeries among young baseballers
The pitching-related elbow surgeries have tripled in recent years, and almost all the growth occurred in 17- to 20-year-olds.
6 tips to safely ease into a new fitness routine 
6 tips to safely ease into a new fitness routine
Follow this advice to stay motivated and prevent injuries.
Are athletes drinking too much water? 
Are athletes drinking too much water?
Let your thirst guide you if you are trying to stay hydrated.
Are kids’ heavy backpacks weighing them down?  Featured
Are kids’ heavy backpacks weighing them down?
A bag that is more than 10 percent of a child’s weight can be dangerous.