The Five Most Common Sports Medicine Injuries

January 19, 2018

Orthopedic injuries often occur while playing sports or other activities. In this presentation, we take a look at the five most common sports medicine injuries including shin splints, tennis elbow, ACL tears, and more. We specialize in providing orthopedic and sports medicine injury care at Banner CORE Center for Orthopedics in Phoenix. The Five Most […]

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Common Hand and Wrist Injuries

September 19, 2017

From wrist fractures to tendon injuries, hand and wrist injuries are quite common and can be caused by everyday activities. Check out this infographic brought to you by Banner CORE Center for Orthopedics to learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for hand and wrist injuries that can commonly occur as a result of […]

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Orthopedic Injuries Affect All Ages

January 19, 2017

No matter your age or level of activity, orthopedic injuries can affect anyone. Regular physical activity, physical trauma and even aging can all result in situations that require orthopedic care. It’s important to take care of your body at all times and be aware that orthopedic injuries can happen, no matter how old you are. […]

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Benefits of Recovering from Hip or Knee Surgery with Secure Tracks

December 13, 2016

The key to getting back on your feet and renewing your active lifestyle after undergoing invasive knee, hip or any other type of surgery is attentive, one-on-one rehabilitation care. At the Banner CORE Center for Orthopedics, helping patients recover from hip or knee surgery as quickly, fully and with as little pain as possible are […]

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Common Running Injuries

April 22, 2016

Running is becoming an increasingly popular path to working out for weekend warriors of all ages, shapes, sizes and skill levels. But if you don’t take proper precautions, listen to your body and heed the advice of medical experts, you may find yourself running on the fast track to pain. Banner Orthopedic Surgery Specialists physician […]

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Preventing running injuries

March 8, 2016

It seems these days that we all know someone who is training to run in a full or half marathon. These can be fun events and a great motivator for getting in shape. Running can certainly help shed unwanted weight and unleash the weekend warrior within, but you may find yourself singing a different tune […]

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Proceed with caution: Injury Prevention in CrossFit

February 18, 2016

CrossFit is a relatively new exercise concept that is changing the way many fitness gurus and weekend warriors approach their training. Its use of ballistic motions with little or no recovery time between varied exercises creates a high-intensity workout that builds strength and endurance and is anything but mundane. And while CrossFit can produce some […]

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Weight Lifting Injuries

February 16, 2016

Whether you’re looking to simply tone up or trying to obtain an Arnold Schwarzenegger-like physique, weight lifting can be an important part of any weekend warrior’s exercise regimen. But pumping iron doesn’t come without risk. In fact, John Toth, DO, a Banner Orthopedic Surgery Specialists physician, warns warriors at every level about the potential dangers […]

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Common Knee Injuries from Running

February 15, 2016

Running can sometimes be a real pain in the knee. Tony Nguyen, MD, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and trauma with The CORE Institute, says the most common knee injuries incurred by weekend warriors running at every pace include: Runner’s Knee (pain in the front of the knee) IT (iliotibial) Band Syndrome (pain […]

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Shoulder Pain and Rehabilitation

January 15, 2016

With spring training and hotter temperatures, many Weekend Warriors take to the baseball diamond or the swimming pool. While baseball, softball and swimming are all excellent sources of recreation and exercise, they can lead to shoulder pain when proper technique, conditioning and warm-up are lacking. Tyler Collins, MD , an orthopedic surgeon with The CORE […]

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