Stretches and Strengthening Exercises for Baseball and Softball Athletes

The most common injuries our Sports Medicine Team sees in baseball and softball athletes are overuse injuries of the shoulder and elbow. Examples of common overuse injuries include labral tearsrotator cuff tendonitisshoulder impingement, medial elbow pain and or UCL strains or tears, triceps and bicep pain, and forearm strains. 

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Workspace Ergonomics and Exercises for Proper Posture

Follow along as Orthopedic ONE's Tracy Kaiser, DPT, OCS, demonstrates how to set up your workspace to encourage proper posture, and teaches exercises to encourage good spinal health.

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Hydration Tips for Athletes

Did you know, the human body is composed of about 50-60% water? Staying hydrated is important for everyone, but athletes need to take special care to maintain proper hydration levels, as hydration affects cognitive function, thermoregulation, joint lubrication, and muscle function. 

Follow along with Megan Stanley MS, RD, LDN, as she covers hydration facts and tips to help athletes know when and how to hydrate to perform at their best and recover after a workout or competition. 

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What is an EMG?

Have you recently been referred for an EMG? Follow along as Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician, Dr. Neelay Thakkar, gives a comprehensive overview of EMG testing. Dr. Thakkar explains what an EMG is, conditions that are diagnosed with an EMG, what is involved with and how to prepare for an EMG, and when to expect test results. 

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Exercises to Maintain Your Swim Fitness...No Pool Required!

2020 has been a unique year in many ways, as we have been forced to find new ways of doing everyday tasks and activities. Endurance athletes or triathletes, are no exception. As a result of COVID-19, the majority of races have been canceled, postponed, or replaced with virtual races, which allow athletes to participate in an endurance event from their home or community while practicing social distancing. 

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An In-Depth Look at Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Follow along as hand specialist, Craig Dimitris, M.D., explains what Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is, common risk factors, how Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is diagnosed, conservative and surgical treatment options, and the post-surgical recovery process.

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Prepare for Activity and Reduce Your Risk of Injury with a Functional Warm-Up!

Follow along as Orthopedic ONE's Kirsten von Zychlin, DPT, AT, SCS, guides you through a proper functional warm-up. Warming-up prior to exercise prepares the body for movement on a cellular level. Functional and Dynamic Warm-Ups have been found to be more successful at getting the body ready for activity and reducing the risk of injury compared with static stretching.

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An In-Depth Look at Shoulder Instability

Follow along as shoulder specialist, Dr. James Latshaw, explains what shoulder instability is, who is most at risk for these types of injuries, when surgical intervention is appropriate, what happens during surgery, and the post-surgical recovery process.

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Shoulder Exercises for Improved Rotator Cuff Strength and Stability

Follow along with Adam Lah, DPT, OCS, as he demonstrates a series of 5 advanced shoulder exercises. While these exercises were put together specifically with tennis players in mind, this program is applicable for anyone participating in an activity that requires a healthy amount of upper extremity repetition. 

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An In-Depth Look at the ACL

Follow along as sports medicine specialist, Dr. Randy Wroble, discusses ACL injuries in detail and provides helpful information on what to expect when an ACL injury occurs, how these injuries are treated, what to expect if you have ACL surgery, and the recovery process.

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