Syracuse Area Health – Strasburger Orthopaedics

Sports Medicine

Have Questions About iovera°? We Have Answers!

Have you heard of the revolutionary new “cold therapy” for pain called iovera°? It completely changes the way we handle knee pain for chronic pain patients or those undergoing or soon to undergo knee surgery. What is iovera°?The iovera° injection is a form of cryotherapy, literally a way that can help “freeze away the pain.” …

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Preventing Sports Injuries in Kids and Teens This Fall

As kids and teens potentially return to youth sports this fall, safety is a top priority. We’ve put together a checklist to help you keep your young athlete safe, healthy, and injury free as they head back to the field, court, and track. Nutrition Make sure your child is getting enough of the right kinds …

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Is Your Little Leaguer Longing to Get Back to Bat? 5 Tips for 2021 Season Preparation

A return to baseball practice is eagerly awaited by those disappointed in an absent or severely truncated 2020 season. For youthful baseball players, getting back on the field is a top priority. As a parent, your top priority is their safety! We’re a long way from 2019’s back to school and sport season advice. Social …

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Dealing with Knee Pain During Quarantine

During social distancing, you might start experiencing knee pain. This can come from two opposite sources: being unusually sedentary, or being unusually active. Due to social distancing, many are staying home, chilling out, and catching up on Netflix. Others are switching up exercise routines, turning to jogging or running as an outlet for energy and …

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Off-Season Training During Social Distancing

During summer when school is out, or when other events such as mandated social distancing interrupt typical sports and athletic training for youth, finding ways for them to stay fit and active can be a challenge. The off-season is typically between post-season competition and pre-season training, but if meets and games are cancelled, your teen …

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