Syracuse Area Health – Strasburger Orthopaedics

sports medicine

Best Exercises to Increase Pitching Velocity

There are two main components to throwing velocity: mechanics and strength. Mechanics can be improved with proper form, practice, and repetition. Strength is a combination of both strength training exercises and mobility drills to improve flexibility. Here are some tips for both aspects to help increase pitching velocity. Mechanics:  Start in the correct position. Make …

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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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Join us for the STRATUSFORM Launch Party on July 11

At an event upcoming on July 11, Dr. Scott Strasburger is excited to present STRATUSFORM – a revolutionary new positioning and scanning technology that enables doctors and trainers to create perfectly tailored, 3-D printed braces for orthopaedic patients and athletes. Every patient’s body is different, but most joint braces on the market are severely limited …

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Top Five Reasons To Choose Shoulder Surgery

Living with a shoulder injury can be painful, debilitating, and exhausting. Many people consider shoulder surgery a last resort, but that shouldn’t be the case. Contrary to popular belief, the earlier you get surgery, the better – having surgery can resolve the issue behind the pain, promote healing, and restore function.  While Dr. Strasburger often …

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