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Dr. Brad Raphael answers questions about being a SU Team Orthopedic
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Competing in a triathlon this year or plan on training for one in the near future? Our Patient Resources page contains links like the ones below that can help you prevent injuries while training or competing in swimming, cycling, and running.
and for the rest of our injury prevention tips CLICK HERE!
Just as proper physical techniques should be part of every athlete’s safety
routine, maintaining adequate nutrition and hydration is also important.
By following basic nutrition and hydration tips, athletes can stay at peak
performance before, during, and after activity. Follow the link below for information and tips on a healthy diet for athletes.
A concussion is a traumatic injury to the brain that alters mental status or causes
other symptoms. Many people assume they do not have a concussion if they
have not lost consciousness. However, signiﬁcant injury can occur without losing
consciousness at all. Football players often say “I just got my bell rung” when
a blow to the head causes ringing in the ears, but those symptoms are often
consistent with concussion. For information on concussions including symptoms and how it is diagnosed follow the link below.
Information on Concussions
To improve ﬁtness and sports performance, physical conditioning is often
included in athletic sports and exercise training. Physical conditioning usually
has multiple components, including power, strength, speed, balance, agility,
coordination, and endurance. For help creating a conditioning program and to view how you can prevent injuries CLICK HERE.
Spine experts agree that physical activity is important for people with neck pain. The link below will show you how to stay active without making your pain worse. You can even reduce your pain by being active and can protect you against neck pain in the future.
As the CNY weather gets less wet and warmer more and more people will be out hitting the pavement running. Running is a great form of exercise, recreation, and competition for all ages. When done properly it can enhance physical fitness, coordination, sense of accomplishment, and physical and emotional development. Under adverse conditions or with inadequate clothing and equipment can cause a variety of injuries. Follow the link below for more information.
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!