Categories for Orthopedic

3 Steps To Overcome Age Related Aches and Pains

Runners! Do You Have Nagging Injuries?  Do you wake up every morning with an achy pain on the bottom of your foot when you get up to go brush your teeth?  Or are you a runner who has been feeling knee cap pain during your runs, going up and down stairs, and when you squat? … View Article...

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Foot and Ankle Pain in Runners: 3 Tips!

Runners!  Have you ever experienced foot pain?  Are you frustrated that you are receiving poor advice about your foot pain and your foot pain is not going away?  I know I’ve been there.  I was ignored and wasn’t taken seriously.  I was told I shouldn’t be a runner! Well, that resulted in a total of… View Article...

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What Test Should My Doctor Order?

In this article we will be discussing the one test your doctor must order for you when you are in pain as well as what to expect during your first physical therapy appointment.  You could be a runner, dancer, gymnast, or an aerial circus artist who is having pain in your knee, foot, or shoulder. … View Article...

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Running Hamstring Injuries: 3 Tips To Get You Back On The Road!

Do you have pain in the back part of your upper thigh or near your butt right on your “sit bone”? Is this pain preventing you from running? In this article we’re going to discuss ways to stop this pain in its tracks to get you back on the road doing what you love as well as to prevent it from coming back!...

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How To Rake Leaves Without Back Pain!

Hey everyone! In this article, we are going to be talking about 3 tips for healthy raking! Have you ever went outside for your fall cleanup and you raked and then you’re back was killing you for days after that? Or are you someone who has back pain and you’re worried that if I go… View Article...

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome Treatment and Prevention: 5 Things You Need To Know!

Do you struggle with running at the same level you used to be able to do a couple of years ago? Do you have knee pain when you hit the pavement for your run? In this article we’re going to cover the 5 things you need to know about Iliotibial Band Syndrome!   If you… View Article...

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Sprained Or Broken Ankle? Symptoms, Treatment, & Prevention

How do you know if you’ve sprained your ankle or broken your ankle? You’ve rolled it and you have some pain and some swelling. As the onsite Physical Therapist, Dr. Scotti is available to help triage the situation and help to determine right away if there is a break or a sprain.   If you… View Article...

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How To Heal A Sprained Ankle in A Dancer

Have you ever been in a dance class or rehearsal and rolled your ankle? Have you prepped for a jump and upon take off felt a sharp pain in your ankle? The ankle sprain is by far the most common injury among dancers and in this article we are going to address the diagnosis, prognosis… View Article...

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Fix Tight Hips With Foam Rolling

Are you a runner, dancer, or gymnast who suffers from chronic tight hips?  Or are you a person who has heard that you should be foam rolling but are not sure where to start?  In this blog post, I will share the reasons why I prescribe foam rolling for the hip flexors that has helped… View Article...

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