The Latest Trends in Sports Injury Rehabilitation
Thirty years ago, your running injury might have been treated with prolonged rest, and in some cases, a cast or brace immobilization. Thankfully, we’ve come a long way in recent decades. There are many more ways to understand sports-related conditions – especially at a specialty clinic like MidAmerica Orthopaedics, where experts craft a comprehensive treatment program to speed up the healing process in each patient.
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Getting Back into Shape – Carefully – After a Year of Covid
In 2019, routine exercise accounted for about 468,000 injuries. And that was before a worldwide pandemic forced us to suspend our gym memberships and spend a year binge-watching Netflix. So, it’s understandable you’re pumped to hit the pavement or gym like you never left, especially if you’ve put on a few pounds or lost muscle definition – and who hasn’t?
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Golf Injury Prevention
Golf is great for your mental and physical health, but building a good golf game can be hard on your elbows, shoulders, and wrists. The elements of golf injury prevention begin with at-home stretches and exercises and extend to your posture taking that final swing.
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6 Most Common Sports Injuries
Athletic injuries are an all-too-common side effect of playing just about any sport. Nearly three million emergency room visits annually stem from youth sports alone. And while professional basketball and football injuries get the headlines, cycling and exercise equipment are just as likely to lead to an accident that needs treatment.
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Preparing for Your Non-Operative Sports Injury Treatment
Fortunately, there are many possible roads to recovery for sports injuries that don’t involve surgery. And if you’re on one of those roads, whether you’re an elite basketball or baseball player, or just an occasional jogger, you should familiarize yourself with the preparation guidelines before your treatment starts. Taking the right steps in advance will help you get back to your active lifestyle as soon as possible.
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What Role Do We Play in Your Return to Work Process?
If you’re among the millions of Americans who have been unable to work due to an injury, then you know how stressful that situation can be. The fact is, a patient’s ability to return to work will depend on many factors, starting with their choice of treatment facility. A comprehensive care program like the one offered at MidAmerica Orthopaedics can play an enormous role in providing a thorough recovery and safe, efficient path back to work.
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Understanding Workers' Compensation for Repetitive Stress Injuries
Repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) are among the most common workplace injuries. Cashiers, healthcare workers, construction workers, and many other professionals experience a high rate of RSIs, sometimes called repetitive motion injuries. They’re painful and inconvenient for the workers who suffer from them and can take a financial toll on employers.
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The Value-Added Benefits of Using MAO for Workers Comp Injuries
Where your employees seek treatment for on-the-job injuries can have a significant impact on the final cost of a claim. At MidAmerica Orthopaedics, patients receive direct access to specialists the same day as their injury. That kind of definitive care from the onset of an injury eliminates delays that can keep employees out of work unnecessarily.
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