MOA Blog

Common Sport Injuries

Posted by Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates

Sep 7, 2022 3:14:24 PM

Sports injuries are one of the most common ways people experience injury, especially
children. According to Johns Hopkins, more than 775,000 children, ages 14 and younger, are
treated yearly in hospital emergency rooms for sports-related injuries.


There is a lot of confusion regarding sports injuries and what course of action you should
take when you experience these injuries. Below we have listed some of the most common sports
injuries and what you should do if you experience any of these.

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Topics: Treatments, sports injuries

How Long Should You Wait to See a Doctor for Arthritis Pain?

Posted by Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates

Aug 11, 2022 1:41:19 PM

Arthritis is a painful and often debilitating condition that can drastically alter a person’s daily routine—but how do you know when the pain is severe enough to visit the doctor? 

Don’t worry; you’ve come to the right place. While arthritis is common, you shouldn’t wait to get the help you need. Read on to get our best tips for living with arthritis. 

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Topics: fracture, Treatments

Bone Fractures: Common Types, Causes and Treatment

Posted by Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates

Jun 22, 2022 4:51:29 PM

Falls, car accidents, sports injuries, and specific medical conditions can cause a bone fracture. Fracture treatment aims to control pain, promote healing, prevent complications, and restore everyday use of the injured area.

In the United States, fractures account for 16 percent of all musculoskeletal injuries annually. Of the 16 percent, more than 40 percent of the fractures occur at home. Continue reading to learn about the causes and treatments for the most common fractures.

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Topics: fracture, Treatments

When Should I See a Shoulder Specialist For My Rotator Cuff Pain?

Posted by Chad Micucci, M.D.

Dec 22, 2021 10:50:00 AM

The shoulder comprises several bones, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Any disruption to one or many of the parts of the shoulder could cause serious discomfort, and in some cases, severe pain. 

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Topics: shoulder pain, rotator cuff, shoulder specialist

Is My Shoulder Pain Caused By a Labral Tear?

Posted by Chad Micucci, M.D.

Dec 22, 2021 10:36:18 AM

Are you experiencing shoulder pain? You're not alone. 

Unfortunately, shoulder injuries are quite common––and pain in the shoulder only worsens with continued activity and use. The shoulder comprises several bones, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. It's an integral part of the body and experiences significant use in the workplace, sports, and routine activities. 

Read on to discover potential causes of shoulder pain and if it could be related to a labral tear.

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Topics: shoulder pain, shoulder specialist, labral tear

How Long Should You Wait to See a Doctor for Knee Pain?

Posted by Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates

Mar 3, 2021 10:39:27 AM

Knee pain is a common problem that affects people of all ages. Because the knee is so complex, several injuries are common to the joint. These injuries can occur over time, during sporting events or other activities.

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Topics: Knee Replacement, knee pain

What is Frozen Shoulder?

Posted by Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates

Jan 6, 2021 12:20:23 PM

Are you experiencing pain, stiffness, or loss of range in your shoulder? You may have what we call a frozen shoulder. The good news, your shoulder can become unfrozen.

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Topics: shoulder pain

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Posted by Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates

Dec 9, 2020 12:59:47 PM

Are you experiencing pain in your heel? You may have plantar fasciitis, and you're definitely not the only one. Roughly two million patients are treated for plantar fasciitis each year. 

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Topics: Foot Pain

Sports Injuries Related to Football

Posted by Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates

Nov 25, 2020 3:11:55 PM

According to the National Institute of Health, of the 1.5 million young men who participate in American football, 1.2 million football-related injuries occur each year. 

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Topics: Football

Preparing for Fall Sports

Posted by Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates

Aug 5, 2020 10:59:34 AM

Sports can help inspire student-athletes to excel on and off the field, court, or turf. Remember to have fun and avoid injuries by preparing in the weeks ahead leading up to your fall sports season beginning. 

Here are some tips athletes can follow to prepare for upcoming seasons:

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Topics: Sports related injuries