According to the National Health Interview Survey conducted in 2006, approximately 30% of adults say they are experiencing some form of joint pain. 18% of respondents identified that knee pain was the main cause of their pain. Are you one of those individuals that is suffering from knee pain? Are you trying to figure out the next course of action to help relieve your knee pain?
Unfortunately, all of these things are staples of the Thanksgiving holiday, and thanks to those family football games, the last two are becoming more and more common.
Hauling the family out to the backyard gridiron is a fun way to work off that Thanksgiving feast, but if you aren't careful, all the tackles and long passes could send you straight back to the couch - thanks to ACL tears, rotator cuff injuries, ankle sprains, pulled back muscles, and more.
If going long has you heading to the sidelines, call the team at Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians. We're proud to specialize in a wide range of sports injury treatments and rehabilitation, customizing your program to address your unique needs. We employ both surgical and non-surgical methods to help you get back in the game quickly.
And if you are planning on rounding up the family a fun game of touch football, stay safe by stretching first, keeping hydrated, wearing some kind of protective gear, and most importantly, knowing your limits. We'd all love to think that we're the next Aaron Rodgers, but being realistic about your abilities can keep you off the couch from injury and on it for a post-turkey snooze, instead.
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Atlanta, GA 30328
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