Blog Archive

What Triggers Shoulder Tendonitis? Mar 11th, 2020

Your shoulder is an important joint in your body that can be under a lot of stress and strain. Shoulder tendonitis is an intense pain in your shoulder caused by inflammation of the tendons that are part of that joint. Injuries can cause it, but the over-repetition of a certain...

The RICE Regimen for Injuries is More Effective Than You Think Feb 1st, 2020

A healthy and strong body allows you to do all the things you need and want to do. If you’re an athlete, you expect a lot of your muscles and joints and are continually pushing yourself to perform at higher and higher levels. An injury can be excruciating and derail...

The Top Causes of Groin Pain Jan 1st, 2020

Groin pain is a common problem among athletes of many sports. But this type of pain isn’t limited to athletes. Anyone of any age can suffer groin pain.  Your groin is the area below your belly button, where your legs meet your torso. It contains organs, hip joints, and the...

Why Prompt Care for Fractures Is Key Dec 1st, 2019

Fracture is another word for a break. If you have a fracture, one of your bones has a crack or break in it due to a force that’s greater than the bone can resist. Fractures are common and happen for any number of reasons, such as when you fall, are...

Do You Know the Signs of a Labrum Tear? Nov 1st, 2019

Sometimes you can trace your shoulder pain to something you did, other times you can't. At a certain point though, it doesn’t matter what caused it; as long as the pain goes away. At Crescent City Orthopedics & Physical Therapy we specialize in treating your labrum tear, as well as...

Most Common Sports Injuries (and How to Prevent Them) Oct 1st, 2019

Participating in sports is a fun activity that helps keep you healthy. Whether you’re on a team or just enjoying weekend leisure, playing sports is a great part of your life. Unfortunately, sports injuries are a common risk. Certain injuries are more common than others, especially based upon the sports...

Getting Active Again After an ACL Injury Sep 1st, 2019

The ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament, is an important ligament in your knee. This joint is fairly easy to damage if you’re an athlete or active in high-impact sports. In fact, there are about 100,000 to 200,000 cases of ACL tears reported each year in the United States.   While fairly...

Bad Habits That Could Be Contributing to Your Knee Pain Aug 16th, 2019

Your knees are pretty miraculous tools. They keep you upright, allow you to play the sports you love, and enable you to frolic with your pup, engage in gardening therapy, and tear it up on the dance floor. As with so many parts of your body, when things are working...

Living With Arthritis: What's Normal and What's Not Jul 22nd, 2019

There are more than 100 types of arthritis and they all come with the disease’s signature aches and pains in your joints. While the causes of most arthritis cases are unknown, the symptoms are strikingly similar. If you live with arthritis, you know that pain and stiffness are to be...

Workplace Tips to Fight Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Jun 18th, 2019

If your job requires you to move your arms and hands in the same repeated pattern, you’re at risk for carpal tunnel syndrome. Over time, the repetitive movement squeezes your median nerve, which runs through a narrow tube called the carpal tunnel in your hand and arm. Inflammation in that...

Everyday Activities That May Be Hurting Your Joints May 21st, 2019

If you’re having joint pain, you might be blaming it on an old injury or even worrying about the onset of arthritis. But your pain could actually be caused by certain habits or everyday activities that you don’t even think about. Taking care of your joints and minimizing the wear...

Why Hip Replacement Surgery Has an Incredibly High Satisfaction Rate Apr 16th, 2019

It’s not surprising that hip replacement has the potential for enormous post-procedure satisfaction. You need only look at the reasons why the surgery is done to see that you can look forward to relief from chronic pain as well as a return to something approaching normal mobility. Yet these benefits...

Hyaluronic Acid Injections: How They May Alleviate Your Arthritis Pain Mar 11th, 2019

Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is largely a wear-and-tear condition. Though it may be brought on or accelerated by injury, deterioration of a joint may simply happen due to age. With advanced osteoarthritis, the cartilage that covers the ends of your bones wears away. When this happens, lubricating...

Your Daily Routine May Be Putting You at Risk for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Feb 1st, 2019

If you suffer the burning, numbness, and tingling in the palm of your hand that is carpal tunnel syndrome, you know how frustrating and disturbing it can be. Carpal tunnel interferes with your ability to do daily chores and work tasks. Things as simple as buttoning a shirt, holding a...

Experiencing Joint Pain? You May Be a Candidate for Arthroscopic Joint Surgery Jan 16th, 2019

Nothing can bring life to a halt quite like joint pain. Whether it’s in your knees, your shoulders, or anywhere else where you rely on your joints for movement, support, and range of motion, joint pain can have a widespread impact on your active life. At Crescent City Orthopedics, our...

3 Tips to Speed Your Recovery from Rotator Cuff Surgery Dec 20th, 2018

The odds are your rotator cuff problems didn’t develop overnight, which is why you need to be patient after rotator cuff surgery. That said, there are a few things you can do to pave the way for a faster, and healthier, recovery. Here at Crescent City Orthopedics, we want to...