Syracuse Area Health – Strasburger Orthopaedics

Sports Medicine

When Common Foot Injuries Warrant Seeing a Doctor

Have your feet been hurting lately? You may have injured yourself unknowingly, or decided simply to “walk off” that stubbed toe or twisted ankle. Pain in your feet should always be taken seriously, because your feet bear the brunt of your weight. Stress Fractures Runners, dancers, basketball or soccer players, and other athletes are aware …

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Knee Replacement Surgery: What to Expect

If you and your orthopaedic surgeon have decided that the time has come for knee replacement surgery, you’re probably wondering what to expect. Here’s what you need to know about what happens before, during, and after your knee surgery. There may be some prep work to do first. Your doctor may recommend exercises including stretching …

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Tenosynovitis: The Hand and Finger Version of Tendonitis

If you have difficulty moving your fingers, or a finger or thumb tends to lock up on you and stay frozen in place, you could have tenosynovitis. Closely related to tendonitis, this condition is common in athletes or anyone who does repetitive motion with their hands, like manual laborers or typists. What is the difference …

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How Regenerative Medicine is Transforming Orthopaedic Care

Orthopaedics focuses on the health of the shoulders, elbows, wists, hips, knees, ankles and feet. While orthopaedic surgeons are already well equipped to treat injuries through surgical intervention, a whole new world of regenerative care has opened up in orthopaedics with the introduction of revolutionary new treatments and methodologies. Regenerative medicine allows the body’s own …

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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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