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How to Help Young Athletes Stay in Shape Over Summer Break

For parents of young athletes, summer break isn’t just about fun in the sun — it’s a crucial period for maintaining physical fitness and even improving performance. While the temptation is to switch gears entirely and enjoy a well-deserved break, doing so can lead to setbacks in strength, conditioning, and skill levels. This blog will […]

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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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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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