Syracuse Area Health – Strasburger Orthopaedics

Strasburger Orthopaedics

5 Tips for Preventing Track and Field Injuries

As the track and field season is just beginning, it’s important for athletes to take preventative measures to avoid potential injuries. While these sports can be incredibly rewarding and enjoyable, they can also pose a number of risks to athletic health if proper precautions are not taken. By following safety tips and engaging in preventative …

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Meet Martika – Our Newest Athletic Trainer!

Syracuse Area Health – Strasburger Orthopaedics is proud to welcome the newest addition to our athletic training team, Martika Baratta, MS, LAT, ATC. With 8 years of athletic training experience, Martika brings a unique combination of skills and perspective to the practice. We are excited to leverage her expertise to provide expanded care to young …

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spring sports prep

5 Ways Young Athletes Can Prepare for Spring Sports

Spring will be here before we know it, so there’s no better time for young athletes to start seriously thinking about getting prepared for this year’s spring sports season. Getting ready for spring sports can be a daunting task, from physical to mental; there are many different steps that should be taken in order to …

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joint nutrition

How Your Daily Nutrition Can Affect Your Joint Health

There’s no denying that when it comes to health, we are what we eat. This is especially true for joint health. Eating a balanced, nutritious diet is key to keeping your joints healthy. The foods we eat provide our bodies with macro and micronutrients that are essential for maintaining an active and well-rounded lifestyle. Here …

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Helpful Ways to Avoid Winter Hip Injuries

Winter can be a particularly difficult time of year for those suffering from joint discomfort. The cold, dry air causes the joints to stiffen, making movement and exercise more uncomfortable. Another major factor in winter is that the body tends to require more water during colder months and becomes vulnerable to dehydration if it’s not …

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How to Cope With Joint Discomfort While Traveling

It’s the Holiday season, which means it’s also the busiest travel time of the year. Unfortunately for those suffering from chronic joint discomfort, visiting friends and loved ones or getting away for a bit also goes hand in hand with cramped airplane rides, long hours on their feet, and more walking than usual among other …

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