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Orthopedic News & Information

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

November 27th, 2018 orthoadmin The plantar fascia is the ligament that connects your heel to the front of your foot. It provides support to your arches and helps you to walk. Since these ligaments are under a lot of stress in your daily life, plantar fasciitis can frequently occur. SYMPTOMS When you put too much pressure on the plantar…

Identifying Knee Problems

October 23rd, 2018 orthoadmin Your knees have a big job to do. They provide support for your body, allowing you to walk, run, jump, turn, stand and crouch. Flexibility and stability are essential for performing these tasks. To help your knees accomplish this, other parts of your body come into play, including: • Bones • Cartilage • Muscles •…

Sports Specialization in Young Athletes

September 6th, 2018 orthoadmin Is the Pressure to Excel Actually Hurting Your Child? Young athletes are being increasingly driven to focus on a single sport in the hopes that they can join elite teams and earn college sports scholarships. The bad news is that early specialization has led to an increase in injuries, overtraining and burnout, according to recent…

Quick Facts About Sports Injuries

August 8th, 2018 orthoadmin The National Institute of Health defines sports injuries as those that occur when engaging in sports or other rigorous physical activity. Some injuries can result from accidents, and others can result from poor training practices or improper gear. Some people get injured when they are not in proper condition. Not warming up or stretching enough…

Foot and Ankle Referral Guide

August 15th, 2016 orthoadmin Download this overview of the bones and muscles in your feet and the conditions that can occur.

Welcome to OrthopedicPerformance.com!

May 3rd, 2016 orthoadmin Welcome to our new website.

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