Fred, a competitive ice dancer, shares his experience with Dr. Khetia and his team.
Through hockey, horses and accidents, I have had a total of 4 rotator cuff surgeries. The last three have been performed at Summit (as well as two trigger finger surgeries). After my first surgery with Summit, I decided that I was willing to go outside of my network and pay the difference because of the quality of care I received there. Dr. Khetia has performed the last two with the last one being a repair to a repair due to a fall off of a ladder. My wife and I are competitive ice dancers and it was really questionable whether we were going to be able to compete this year since (in dancing) I have to be able to hold my arm up. While I probably started skating a bit earlier than Dr. Khetia would have liked, we managed to get enough practice time in to make it to the competition and earn the Silver medal in our division. Many thanks to Dr Khetia, Alex and the rest of his staff as well as Amy Wagner in PT for putting me back together – again!
Most hockey injuries are caused by outside forces or a single traumatic event. For example, a sudden shift in direction can tear a knee ligament or pull a groin muscle, and a fall can cause a separated shoulder or a concussion.
Fans of autumn beware! With that lovely crispness in the air can come an increase in the potential for back pain. But never fear — with a little advance planning and awareness, you can enjoy the fall season while protecting your back. Here are five fall activities that can cause back pain, why it can happen, and what you can do to prevent it.
Standing desks promise many benefits, including better overall health and less back pain. Research is ongoing into what, if any, benefits a standing desk might actually have, but if you’re used to sitting for long hours and staring at a computer each day, you know how tough all that sitting can be on your back and neck. Can a standing desk help?