Injury Education

Sports Related Injuries

(Educational Tip Sheets from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine)

AC Joint Injuries
ACL Injuries
Anabolic Steroids
Ankle Sprains
Articular Cartilage Injury
Baseball/Softball Injuries
Cheerleading Injuries
Cortisone Injections
Dance Injuries
Exercise and the Mature Athlete
Exercising for Bone Health
Football Injuries
Frozen Shoulder
Golf Injuries
Gymnastics Injuries
Hand and Wrist Injuries
Helmet Use in Snow Sports
Injured ACL
Lower Back Pain
Meniscal Tears
Off-Road Motorcycling and ATV Safety
Overuse Injuries
Patellofemoral Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Return to Play
Running and Jogging Injuries
Shoulder Impingement
Stress Fractures
Tennis Elbow
Traumatic Shoulder Dislocation

Knee Injuries

The Knee
ACL Reconstruction
Activities after a Knee Replacement
Adolescent Anterior Knee Pain
Arthritis of the Knee
Cemented and Cementless Knee Replacements
Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate
Glucosamine, Chondroitin Sulfate Clinical Trials
Knee Implants
Knee Ligament Injuries
Kneecap (prepatellar) Bursitis
Meniscal Tear
New Techniques to Restore Articular Cartilage
Osgood-Schlatter Disease (knee pain)
Osteotomy and Unicompartmental Knee Anthroplasty
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Viscosupplementation Treatment for Arthritis

Hip and Thigh Injuries

Hamstring Muscle Injuries
Hip Fractures
Hip Strains
Muscle Strains in the Thigh
Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)
Hip Bursitis
Inflammatory Arthritis of the Hip
Osteoarthritis of the Hip
Osteonecrosis of the Hip
Snapping Hip
Anesthesia for Hip and Knee Surgery
Hip Arthroscopy
Hip Conditioning Program
Preventing Blood Cots After Orthopaedic Surgery

Shoulder Injuries

The Shoulder
Arthritis of the Shoulder
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery: Thermal Capsulorrhaphy
Broken Collarbone
Dislocated Shoulder
Fracture of the Shoulder Blade (Scapula)
Frozen Shoulder
Rotator Cuff Tears
Separated Shoulder
Shoulder Impingement (Bursitis, Tendinitis)
Shoulder Joint Replacement
Shoulder Joint Tear (Glenoid Labrum Tear)
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Hand & Wrist Injuries

About Hand Surgery
Why Visit a Hand Surgeon?
What is Hand Therapy?
Amputation and Prosthetics
Arthritis: Base of the Thumb
Arthritis: MP Joint
Arthritis: Osteoarthritis
Arthritis: Rheumatoid Arthritis
Brachial Plexus Injury
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Congenital Differences
Cumulative Trauma Disorder
deQuervain’s Syndrome
Dupuytren’s Disease
Extensor Tendon Injuries
Flexor Tendon Injuries
Ganglion Cysts
Hand Fractures
Kienbocks Disease
Nerve Injuries
Scaphoid Fractures
Systemic Diseases
Tendon Transfer Surgery
Tennis Elbow Lateral Epicondylitis
Thumb Sprains
Trigger Finger Stenosing Tenosynovitis
Wrist Arthroscopy
Wrist Fractures
Wrist Sprains
Hand Safety
Hand Anatomy

Elbow Injuries

Biceps Tendon Tear at the Elbow
Distal Humerus Fractures of the Elbow
Elbow Fractures
Elbow Dislocations
Elbow Fractures in Children
Elbow Injuries in the Throwing Athlete
Nursemaid’s Elbow
Radial Head Fractures of the Elbow
Recurrent and Chronic Elbow Instability
Throwing Injuries in the Elbow of Children

Foot & Ankle Injuries

Foot Health Information
Tips for Healthy Feet
Foot Health Awareness
Achilles Tendinitis
Achilles Tendinosis
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain
Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain
High Ankle Sprain
Insertional Achilles Tendinitis
Osteochondral Lesion
Peroneal Tendinosis
Pilon Fracture
Sprained Ankle
Talus Fracture
Heel Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Fibroma and Plantar Fibromatosis
Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
Lisfranc Injury


Concussion Basic Information
What is a Concussion?
Signs and Symptoms
What Should I do if a Concussion Occurs?
Concussion Prevention
Concussion in Sports

Spine Injuries

Spinal Cord Injuries Basic Facts
Spinal Cord Basics
Spinal Cord Anatomy
Levels of Injury
Glossary of Terms
Tips for Recovery
Fractures of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine
Back Pain in Children
Herniated Disk
Low Back Pain
Osteoporosis and Spinal Fractures
Cervical Radiculopathy (Pinched Nerve)
Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (Spinal Cord Compression)
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Backpack Safety
Preventing Back Pain


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