Great Shoulder Exercises for Improved Flexibility and Range of Motion An exercise program that incorporates targeted strength training exercises is ideal for people of all ages. Staying active helps people to maintain optimal body weight and is especially important to help prevent injuries and diseases and to improve overall wellbeing. Shoulder injuries are very common […]
It is very common for toddlers to exhibit signs of bowed legs when they are very young. Children with bowed legs will usually have a distinct gap between the knees and the lower legs when they stand with their feet together. Bowed legs can affect one or both legs, and parents or the child’s pediatrician […]
Shasta Orthopaedics is going to be on the NorthState Health Show this upcoming Sunday! May 26th from 5:00 – 5:30pm The episode will air on KRCR TV. Visit their website at http://www.krcrtv.com/northstatehealth. Tune in and get informed as the topic that will be discussed is “Beyond Back Pain”.
New Research in Concussions Leads to Revised Guidelines for Diagnosis and Treatment
In March, the American Academy of Neurology updated its guidelines for managing concussions. The new guidelines now emphasize treating each concussion and each patient on a case-by-case basis. This is a departure from the idea of operating under a pre-defined scale to assess the severity of the concussion. The traditional technique which uses a grading scale to determine the intensity and severity of the concussion has been replaced with guidelines that favor removing athletes from play until they can be properly evaluated by a healthcare professional.
Shasta Ortho will be featured on “In View” Profiles Series With Larry King! Air date: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 7am PST The episode will air on the Discovery Channel*. Visit the website at Inviewseries.com. Tune in and learn more about how advances in Orthopaedic Medicine are dramatically improving patient care. *Channel 50 on Charter […]
On March 24, Shasta Orthopaedics appeared on NorthState Health to talk about Sports Medicine. In this segement, Dr. John Lange, who is an ankle specialist with Shasta Ortho, explains ankle replacements and treatments. To view additional segements from Shasta Ortho’s appearance on NorthState Health, please visit our YouTube Channel.
Top Hip Strengthening Exercises
Hip strength is essential to maintaining good health and preventing hip related injuries. In addition, athletes and runners can also benefit from strengthened hips, as it provides them the vehicle to achieve maximum performance. Performing routine hip strengthening exercises throughout early adulthood can help to build stronger bone mass and reduce the risk of bone conditions such as osteoporosis in future. Regardless of age, adopting these hip strengthening exercises can lead to better overall health and reduce the risk of falls and related injuries.
Water-Based Hip Strengthening Exercises
Water exercises are ideal for hip strengthening because it minimizes the impact on joints, tendons, and ligaments. Patients experiencing hip pain can benefit from deep water running, walking, and even jumping jacks. By attaching a buoyancy belt or flotation device to the body, patients can perform these exercises safely and easily. Other water-based exercises include leg raises, knee to chest exercises, or other exercises designed to strengthen the hip abductors.