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5 ACL EXERCISES TO KEEP YOUR JOINTS HEALTHY

December 14th, 2017
Keeping your ACL in good condition is key to your overall joint health and mobility. When getting started, it’s important to keep safety in mind. Always start slowly with any exercise routine to allow time to warm up and prevent injury. Standing Forward Bend You don’t have to be a total yogi to get a good stretch from the forward bend. Because the pose engages the calves, hamstrings, and thighs, the forward bend is important for ACL health. Engaging the...

5 Rotator Cuff Exercises to Keep Your Joints Healthy

December 12th, 2017
Whether you want to rehabilitate your rotator cuff or want to increase your flexibility, these rotator cuff strengthening exercises can help improve your overall joint health and range of motion. These techniques will target the muscle groups needed to strengthen your rotator cuff to safeguard against injury. Remember, it’s easier to work them out and keep them strong than it is to rehabilitate them. Cow Face Pose Cow Face provides a deep stretch, not just ideal for the rotator cuffs,...

5 Meniscus Exercises to Keep Your Joints Healthy

December 5th, 2017
If you want to strengthen your meniscus or help repair a meniscus tear, these exercises can help improve your overall joint health and range of motion. Seated Forward Bend This meniscus exercise will stretch the area around the knee and can benefit and help strengthen the joint because the quadriceps will stabilize and protect the meniscus as the legs align in the stretch. Sit on the mat with a folded blanket below you for support with your legs out in...

5 Hip Exercises to Keep Your Joints Healthy

December 5th, 2017
Whether you want to rehabilitate your hips or want to increase your flexibility, these hip strengthening exercises can help improve your overall joint health and range of motion by targeting the muscles in your legs, core and back. Lateral Leg Lift Lateral Leg Lifts can help strengthen the outer hip muscles, especially by targeting the gluteus medius which sits above the gluteus maximus at the hip. Strengthening the gluteus medius also brings the added benefit of enhancing your back health....

Joint Replacement

November 23rd, 2017
Since the first hip replacement surgery in 1960, joint replacement has been one of the most successful operations in medicine. More than 950,000 joint replacement surgeries are performed each year in the United States. Leaders in joint replacement technology include companies like Stryker Performance Solutions, Zimmer and DePuy Synthes, an affiliate of the Johnson and Johnson company. The most common reason for joint replacement is pain. Patients may have high functioning joints, but due to unbearable pain, they eventually succumb to having the joint replaced. Fortunately,...

Knee Surgery

November 7th, 2017
Knee Surgery in Tampa, Brandon, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Lakeland & Surrounding Cities Knee surgery may be the only option to treat severely damaged joint tissue, and at Advanced Regenerative Orthopedics, we can offer advanced surgical procedures to eliminate the symptoms and alleviate the pain caused by a broad assortment of knee injuries and conditions. Whether you are suffering from decreased mobility, mild to severe pain or other symptoms, the orthopedic surgeons and physicians at Advanced Regenerative Orthopedics can provide the correct...

Shoulder Surgery

October 26th, 2017
Shoulder Surgery in Tampa, Brandon, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Lakeland & Surrounding Cities If you have severe or persistent shoulder pain, decreased range of motion and limited mobility, shoulder surgery is one of the options of relieving your pain and improving your overall quality of life. At Advanced Regenerative Orthopedics, we have a team of some of the most qualified orthopedic surgeons in Central Florida, and we have provided superior surgical solutions to patients of all ages for many years. If we determine...

Knee Replacement

September 28th, 2017
Knee Replacement for Those in Tampa, Brandon, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Lakeland & Surrounding Cities If you’ve been told that you need a total knee replacement, turn to an orthopedic doctor from Advanced Regenerative Orthopedics. Our surgeons are highly specialized and have the skills and experience to provide you with a best-in-class patient experience, from your initial consultation to your post-operative recovery and beyond. At Advanced Regenerative Orthopedics, your orthopedic doctor will provide you with a thorough physical examination prior to...

How to Get Active After Surgery

December 1st, 2016
Getting active after surgery can be complicated. You will have weight restrictions and, depending on the type of surgery you have, you could have limitations on how you move and how often. We understand that for most people being active isn’t just about maintaining weight or gaining strength. It helps relieve stress, which is a huge part of most people’s lives. Plus, getting up gets your blood flowing and helps prevent blood clots. So for those who need to stay...

How to Pick Up Your Grandkids Without Pain

November 28th, 2016
When grandchildren visit it’s a chance to strengthen your bond, teach them family traditions and just have fun. However, the physical reality of having young children in the house can be challenging. As we age, our knees, hips and other joints may become painful, and it can be difficult to move freely. This situation makes doing everyday things like picking up a child, bending over or sitting on the floor to play a game much more difficult and sometimes impossible....