ORA Orthopedic Surgeon Charles Cassel explains that while you might not be able to control the acute injuries – the twisted ankle or broken arm – careful observation and good judgment may help you stop an overuse injury from developing into long-term trouble.
ORA Health Tips
From injury prevention to the latest news in orthopedic treatments and surgeries, learn about new ways to stay strong, be your best, pursue your dreams, and enjoy the life experiences that move you.
Golf may seem like a low-injury sport, but your swing can wreak havoc on everything from your feet to your neck. Quad City Sports Medicine surgeon Dr. Waqas Hussain offers some tips for keeping fit for the links!
Don’t let the hot and muggy days of July get you down. These endurance training tips will help get you ready for the Bix and every other summer race!
Celebrate National Bike Month by dusting your bike off and hopping on again. Dr. Mark Stewart says bicycling will keep you strong and protect your joints!
Younger and younger players are being hurt on the field. Here’s how to keep them safe!
ORA Orthopedics PT Nicole Steffes says swimming is the best exercise for many conditions … including winter!
Low-impact, high-energy spin class is a “gift you give yourself,” says QC orthopedic surgeon Dr. Andrew Bries. Learn why!
Girls today play soccer and basketball with the same passion and drive their dads once brought to the playing field. But girls face a greater danger of debilitating knee injury than their dads did. Learn some simple exercises to help keep your young female athletes safe on the playing field!
We’ve asked our friends on Facebook to let us know their favorite places to walk and hike – check out this map of top trails in the Quad City area.
As part of their monthly “Let’s Move QC” report, WQAD-TV and reporter Angie Sharp take a closer look at common summertime injuries for kids with ORA Orthopedic’s Michael Peyvich, M.D.