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 • Ligaments • Tendons Common knee problems affect flexibility, performance and the ability to bear weight […]

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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 studies. What was once a free-play environment that children enjoy has become more demanding, adult-driven […]

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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 before you play sports or exercise can also lead to injuries. Some of the most […]

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Here are a couple of five-star testimonials from people whose loved ones have been treated at Orthopedic Performance Institute. My wife first saw Dr. Glauser to have her right great toe repaired after surgery five years ago. He is wonderful. Very down-to-earth and easy to talk with. Her recovery has been amazing. She rarely had pain after the surgery and has almost completely regained motion of her toe again. I […]

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Download this overview of the bones and muscles in your feet and the conditions that can occur.

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