Orthopedic Institute Blog

10 Causes of Leg Cramps

Posted on September 18, 2018

Leg cramps are a pain, literally! It may not always obvious what causes them, but the pain associated with leg cramps makes them nearly impossible to ignore. The Orthopedic Institute team has compiled a list of 10 common causes of leg cramps to help you understand and avoid this pesky problem. 

Discussing "Avocado Hand" With Dr. David Jones

Posted on September 11, 2018

To say the avocado is “having a moment” is bit of an understatement.  What's brunch these days without a little bit of smashed avocado on a piece of toast? The fleshy fruit rich in healthy fats is more popular than ever, but in addition to surging prices, avocado fans may have one more thing to...

SATURDAY SPORTS INJURY CLINIC AT ORTHOPEDIC INSTITUTE

Posted on September 06, 2018

Prompt treatment of a sports injury is important.  When a sports injury occurs, your athlete wants to get back into the game quickly.  As a parent, coach or athletic director, you want them to receive the best care and return to play safely.

Free Screening Clinic for Children with Bone, Muscle or Joint Problems

Posted on August 29, 2018

Every child is unique and special - but as a parent, you can tell when something isn't quite right. Have you noticed your child walking or standing in unnatural ways? Do they complain of sore limbs or stiff joints? Do they experience pain or difficulty running? It may be a sign of an orthopedic...

9 Questions with Dr. Jonathon Geisinger

Posted on August 22, 2018

We're digging into the impressive roster of physicians we have here at Orthopedic Institute (OI), letting you get to know some of the team members that make us proud. 

Get to know Dr. Jonathon Geisinger, the latest addition to our "Patients First" team! 

Top 5 Orthopedic Tips For Your Workout Routine

Posted on August 15, 2018

From pulled muscles and ankle sprains to knee, hip and shoulder pain - it’s no secret that when we work out we put ourselves at greater risk for strains, sprains and more. We asked the experts (our highly trained Orthopedic Institute physicians) for their top tips on staying healthy while...

How The Way You Sleep Affects Your Orthopedic Health

Posted on August 13, 2018

It's no secret that drifting off to dreamland (and enjoying the right amount of quality sleep) is essential to overall health. But the position you sleep in, the mattress you sleep on and pillow you sleep with - make a big difference. Whether you're a back, side or stomach sleeper ... how you...

Home Remedies For Joint Pain Relief That Truly Work

Posted on August 10, 2018

Joints form connections between bones to help our body parts move. They're made up of connective tissue and cartilage, and when they become injured or inflamed ... ouch! If you are experiencing serious or ongoing pain in your joints, it's important to see your doctor for a medical opinion and,...

Blood Flow Restriction Training for Physical Therapy

Posted on July 09, 2018

Most anyone who's every played with, coached or cheered for a sports team knows the drill - sports injuries happen in the blink of an eye. A torn ACL, ripped rotator cuff, strained Achilles tendon and any number of other strains, sprains and breaks can keep you sidelined for weeks and months. So...

3 Exercises To Strengthen Your Shoulders & Spine

Posted on June 28, 2018

Our arms and shoulders assist us with almost all of our daily activities, so it's easy to see why strong shoulder muscles are so important! Weak shoulders can increase your risk for injury at the gym or going about your day lifting kids, household items, grocery bags and more. Poor posture can...