Four Tips on Preventing Falls for Older Adults

By | 2017-03-12T11:03:07+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Blog|

One of the greatest dangers facing older adults is the possibility of falling. According to the CDC, 95 percent of hip fractures in people over age 65 are caused by falling. Falls are the most common cause of brain injuries in older people. While you can’t completely eliminate the chance of falling, you can reduce [...]

When Do You Need a Cortisone Shot?

By | 2017-03-12T11:02:40+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Blog|

What Is Cortisone? Cortisone is a steroid produced naturally by your adrenal gland. When your body is under stress, your adrenal gland releases cortisone into your bloodstream to help reduce inflammation. The cortisone that doctors inject into a painful joint is a synthetic version of natural cortisone. Longer-lasting than natural cortisone, synthetic cortisone is injected [...]

The Rotator Cuff

By | 2017-03-12T11:03:36+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Blog|

The shoulder joint has the greatest range of motion compared to any other joint in the body. The shoulder is critical for people whose work depends heavily on its function and strength. The tendons in the shoulder that allow this vast mobility of the joint can become inflamed, tear and affect the surrounding bones causing [...]

5 Common Running Injuries Treated at Sideline Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

By | 2017-03-12T11:07:33+00:00 January 14th, 2017|Blog|

Injuries which occur while running frequently inspire runners of all ages and fitness levels to consult a specialist on the double. Running is a great way to stay in shape and build cardiovascular health, but it also carries its own set of risks. Running injuries are not at all uncommon, and some require urgent professional [...]

Most Common Questions About Knee Cartilage Surgery and Recovery

By | 2017-03-12T11:09:01+00:00 January 1st, 2017|Blog|

According to the Rothman Institute, "Over 12 million people a year visit their doctors due to knee pain that is affecting their quality of life." One of the most common factors plaguing patients who suffer from discomfort in their knees is the loss of cartilage in the joint. What is Cartilage? Cartilage, in some ways, is the oil [...]

Common Orthopedic Problems Caused From Playing Sports

By | 2017-03-12T11:09:32+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Blog|

  Sideline Orthopedics and Sports Medicine knows participating in sports can promote good health, as well as teach you how to compete and be a contribution to a team. Each year, many people are injured from playing sports and suffer from orthopedic issues. However, even when safety precautions are taken, accidents still happen. While some injuries [...]

When Should I See an Orthopedic Doctor for a Sports Injury?

By | 2017-03-12T11:11:23+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Blog|

Orthopedics specialists see it happen all the time. An individual decides to get in better shape or start to work out, when unfortunately he or she gets temporarily sidelined by an injury. While an injury should not keep you from trying to get in shape, it does sometimes require the specialized skills of an orthopedist [...]

Walk-In Clinics are Back at Sideline!

Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 8 am to 4 pm
Tuesday & Friday: 1 pm to 4

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