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3 Things Every Pitcher Should Know About Their Shoulder

If you’re a pitcher, your shoulder is vital to staying in the game. However, if you’re not careful, shoulder injuries can happen, keeping you on the bench. Read more to learn what you need to know about your shoulder health when you’re a pitcher.

Aug 1st, 2022
6 Tips for Preventing Tennis Elbow

You use your arms a lot during the day, and if you’re not careful, overuse of your forearms can lead to a painful condition called tennis elbow. Keep reading to learn how you can effectively prevent the pain of tennis elbow from starting.

Jun 4th, 2022
How to Prepare for Recovery After Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee replacement surgery is a big deal — and preparing for it is just as important. Recovery after the procedure is vital, and preparation is needed beforehand. Keep reading to learn how to prepare yourself and your home for post-surgical recovery.

May 8th, 2022
How to Prevent Rotator Cuff Tears

Your shoulders are a vital part of your life — so when an injury strikes, it’s devastating. Rotator cuff tears are common shoulder injuries but they can be prevented. Keep reading to learn how you can effectively prevent a rotator cuff tear.

Apr 8th, 2022
Who Is a Candidate for Total Knee Replacement?

Knee pain can limit your ability to walk, perform daily tasks, and climb stairs. Total knee replacements can restore the function of your knee and return your freedom. Here are five signs that surgery is right for you.

Mar 16th, 2022
Physician Spotlight: Brandon Downs, MD

For Brandon Downs, MD, FAAOS, the path to medicine was blazed early on. The Nashville native and founder of Orthopaedic Specialists didn't hesitate to follow in the footsteps of his father and grandfather - both local physicians.

Mar 8th, 2022
4 Primary Causes of Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis can be a confusing diagnosis, but understanding what it is and why it happens may help as you navigate treatment decisions. In this post we discuss the four most common causes of spinal stenosis.

Mar 7th, 2022
Bone Marrow Therapy Could Accelerate Healing

Bone Marrow Therapy: If you suffer from moderate to severe osteoarthritis or tendon injuries, Bone Marrow Concentrate Therapy could be an option for you. Bone marrow is the soft spongy tissue that is found in the center of your bones.

Nov 7th, 2019
What is PRP Treatment & Could it Help You?

PRP Treatment – If you have a tendon or ligament injury, or mild to moderate osteoarthritis and traditional methods have not provided relief, then Platelet Rich Plasma, also known as PRP therapy, may be the solution.

Nov 7th, 2019
Osgood Schlatter Disease

Osgood Schlatter Disease: While it is completely normal for those who are older to experience knee pain or even athletes who put a lot of stress on their knees; however, it is important to keep a close watch on the level of knee pain that youth experience.

Nov 7th, 2019
Do I Need Dislocated Shoulder Surgery?

The shoulder is the most flexible joint in your body. This also means that it is more susceptible to strains, breaks, dislocations, and other injuries.

Nov 7th, 2019
What is a Rotator Cuff and How does it Work?

What is a rotator cuff? Shoulder injuries are some of the most common injuries among athletes and workers who tend to do a lot of arm movement in their jobs. Many times these injuries includes damage to the rotator cuff.

Nov 7th, 2019
Neely’s Bend 5k Raises Funds

Started by Madison Academy, the Neely’s Bend 5k race is in its sixth year. On April 22, starting at 1:30 pm, they will host the run at the beautiful Peeler Park in Madison, TN.

Nov 7th, 2019
When is it time to see a Doctor?

When is it time to see a Doctor? Hip pain is something that can be serious and deciding when it is time to see a doctor especially if you know you have arthritis in your hip can be difficult.

Nov 7th, 2019
Questions to Ask Your Insurance Company

Any surgery requires a lot of work and preparation in order to insure that everything goes as smoothly as possible. During the surgery, the doctor and his team handle everything.

Nov 7th, 2019
The Rise in Overuse Injuries in Children

As the rise in children playing sports has increased over recent years and the competitive nature in turn, there’s also been a rise in overuse injuries among children.

Nov 7th, 2019
How to Prevent Back Pain

Back pain can be one of the most consistent and annoying pains that can occur at any time in your life. While it’s nearly impossible to prevent back pain all the time, there are some steps to take to prevent it most of the time.

Nov 7th, 2019
How to Protect Your Bones as You Get Older

When you were younger, your parents may have coaxed you to “drink your milk, so you can grow big and strong.” As we age, we tend to forget that our bones still need to be kept strong and healthy.

Nov 7th, 2019
Adolescent Anterior Knee Pain

Anterior knee pain is one of the most common issues in older adults. Due to the increase of arthritis as we age, the condition that affects active teenagers and young adults who participate in sports, especially girls.

Nov 7th, 2019
8 Tips to Buying the Right Athletic Shoe

When many think about having the right athletic shoe, they think about whether it fits, whether it matches their wardrobe, or is appropriate for an occasion, but having the right shoe, especially the right athletic takes more consideration.

Nov 7th, 2019
Orthopedic Specialist Near Me

With more than 300 bones and joints in your body, it’s almost a fact of life that nearly everyone will have pain and discomfort in them at some point.

Nov 7th, 2019
8 Knee Exercises and Stretches

As we get older, knee problems seem inevitable. The knee is one of the most common body parts to experience injury or overuse and becomes a popular source of pain and discomfort.

Nov 7th, 2019
3 Stages of Frozen Shoulder

Ever heard of the 3 Stages of Frozen Shoulder? If you haven’t heard of it, it is exactly as the name suggests – your shoulder becomes “frozen” due to pain and stiffness.

Nov 7th, 2019