We FINALLY have great weather again in CNY and as the weather becomes great more and more people hit the links. Golf historically is perceived as being a low-risk sport when it comes to injuries. However, many young golfers and those who lack proper technique, suffer from acute or overuse injuries. Take a look at our golf injury prevention tips to help you keep yourself on the course this summer and at the top of your game. Follow the links below!
Coming soon you will be able to access our office through a secure website. The website will provide you the ability to request appointments, medication refills, medical records and/or ask non-urgent medical questions. The patient portal is another step in our continued efforts to enhance communication with our patients and to provide increase access to our office. Enrollment is fast and easy! Stay tuned for further updates!
Our Patient Resources page on RSMMD.COM contains forms and articles to assist our patients. When you click on the Patient Resources tab you’ll find new patient paperwork for each provider to save time when you come into our office or see one of the doctors for the first time. Also under Patient Resources are links to Orthopedic and Pain Management and Rehabilitation resources, these links contain tools to educate patients on various injuries and conditions. These resources have all been recommended by our doctors.
Recently Crouse Sports Medicine has change the name of its after-hours ortho program to Crouse SportsExpress. Crouse SportsExpress is primarily for immediate treatment of non-emergent injuries, such as sports and work-related injuries, broken bones and sprains. Crouse Sports Express is still located at our Widewaters location. For more information on Crouse SportsExpress CLICK HERE.
It is becoming increasingly clear that chronic inflammation is the root cause of many serious illnesses. We all know inflammation on the surface of the body as local redness, heat, swelling, and pain. It is the cornerstone of the body’s healing response, bringing more nourishment and more immune activity to a site of injury or infection. When inflammation persists or serves no purpose, it damages the body and causes illness. Dietary choices play a big role in contributing to chronic inflammation. Follow the link below for tips for an anti-inflammatory diet.
Visit our Patient Resources page for more information on various orthopedic, pain management, and other integrative medicine topics.
Dr. Brad Raphael will be on Bridge Street this morning at 10. You can watch a live stream of the show here http://www.localsyr.com/bridge-street. We will keep you up to date on when the segment will be on our website.
Dr. Brad Raphael will be one of the keynote speakers at Natur-Tyme’s Annual Health Fair. The Health Fair will take place Sunday, April 13th at the NYS Fairground’s Arts and Home Center. Dr. Raphael will be giving his talk on knee and shoulder injury prevention and treatment. The talk will take place at 10:15 that morning; tickets are $6 in advanced and $9 at the door. For more information on the event click the link below.
The countdown to baseball season has run down to ZERO! In honor of Opening Day here is some information on common baseball injuries and injury prevention tips to keep you on the diamond through the Fall Classic! Click the link below to help stop baseball injuries.
STOP Baseball Injuries
The ﬁrst step to improving ﬁtness or sports performance through physical conditioning is to design a program with the goals and needs of the sport in mind. Not every sport or form of exercise requires each component of physical conditioning in equal proportion, if at all. The training programs of a sprinter differ signiﬁcantly from those of a long-distance runner. Follow the link below for tips on putting together a conditioning program.