Friday October 2, 2015
The largest, thickest, and strongest tendon in the body is the Achilles tendon, which connects the calf muscles to the heel bone. This tendon supports all stress, exertion and force of exercise. Common activities like running can stress your tendon up to three times of your body weight. Overuse, and specifically repetitive stress is a main culprit of Achilles tendonitis. But, inactivity does not necessarily spare you from Achilles pain. Achilles tendonitis affects a wide range of individuals with varying activity levels from sedentary to very active. If nonsurgical treatment is not an option, it is possible Achilles pain tendonitis surgeons will recommend a surgical approach to achieve recovery.
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Tuesday September 29, 2015
When your life is interrupted by a knee injury, the initial stress and pain of the incident can make recovery feel daunting. Physicians at Rothman Institute understand that you need to receive immediate counsel to determine what next steps you need to prepare for—whether physical therapy or meniscus knee surgery. You can trust the expertise of our orthopaedic doctors to accurately evaluate the particulars of your injury in order to advise a personalized treatment plan.
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Dr. Marchetto discusses golfing and hydration
Rothman Institute's Dr. Paul Marchetto discusses the importance of staying hydrated while golfing.