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Concussion Repercussions – What Not To Do

For all the parents of young ones out there, how much do you know about concussions? Thinking this doesn’t much apply to you since you don’t have a child that participates in sports? Think again! Concussions are not synonymous with… read more

Physical Therapy – Do I Have To?

A lot of referred physical therapy patients go simply because their doctor has told them that they need to go (which is great – we love it when patients follow instructions!). But, sometimes, patients feel as though they’re left in the… read more

What is a Separated Shoulder?

You’ve probably heard the term “separated shoulder” before but unless it’s something you’ve endured, there’s a good chance you may not be 100% sure of what the condition entails. This type of injury tends to occur when an individual falls… read more

Weekend Warrior Woes

Weekend warriors – aka, “those who engage in (physically) demanding sporting activities on weekends despite minimal physical activity during the (work) week” – have a tendency to sustain certain injuries at a higher rate than other athletes. This is due,… read more

Running Done Right – Part 3

Well, we’ve arrived – to the last part of our blog series on Running Done Right, that is! Over the course of the last few weeks, we’ve discussed issues that tend to arise from a variety of issues, including things… read more

Running Done Right – Part 2

Welcome back! In part 1 of our blog series we looked at how stride frequency and stride length come into play in regards to Running Done Right. Today we’ll explore two more common running issues – heel striking and how… read more

Running Done Right – Part 1

Here at Prairie Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgery, we’re a pretty active bunch. We’ve got runners and cyclists in our midst, as well as hikers, walkers, swimmers, golfers…you get the picture, right? But, we’re also doctors and nurses and physical therapists… read more

Overuse Injuries – Part 3

Thanks for joining us for our third and final installment to our blog series on overuse injuries. Over the course of the past few weeks we’ve looked at some of the most common overuse injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hip… read more

A Little Bit About Physical Therapy – Part 1

Here at Prairie Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgery, we’re really not sure what we would do without our amazing team of very talented – and highly trained – physical therapists. But, for those who don’t know much about the profession or… read more

Don’t Let Snow and Ice Bring You Down – Literally!

It’s official – winter is here. And, with it comes snow and ice. While fun for skating, sledding, and snowman building, it’s also prime conditions for slips and falls – often resulting in foot and ankle injuries. In fact, the… read more