What is a Hip Flexor Strain and How to Seek Treatment?

What is a Hip Flexor Strain and How to Seek Treatment?

When you start to feel pain in your hip area, especially when you lift your leg towards your chest, you might have a hip flexor strain. You might also feel hip or thigh muscle spasms. Swelling and bruising can also be common around your hip or thigh area....

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Tips to Prepare for Sports Orthopedic Surgery

Tips to Prepare for Sports Orthopedic Surgery

When you are planning to have surgery, it's a big deal. Preparing for sports orthopedic surgery is important and you need to make sure you are ready for the surgery. Let's look at some of the tips you should use to prepare for a sports orthopedic surgery. Top 7 Tips...

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Common Hand Pain and How to Find Relief

Common Hand Pain and How to Find Relief

Your hand is made of 19 bones, 15 joints, and 3 nerves. There are plenty of things that can cause hand pain. When you suffer from hand pain, it is time to find the right relief. Maybe your hands ache or you feel numbness in your hands. It is possible you feel a...

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Top 5 Basketball Injuries and Treatments

Top 5 Basketball Injuries and Treatments

It is not uncommon to suffer an injury when you play basketball. Whether it is a serious or minor injury, basketball injuries are rather common. You do not have to be a professional athlete or even play in a league to suffer a basketball injury. Basketball is a very...

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3 Tips for Exercising Safely During the Summer

3 Tips for Exercising Safely During the Summer

Summer is right around the corner, and it is about to start getting very hot. As you continue to exercise this summer, you will want to make sure you do it safely. Here are three excellent tips to help you with exercising safely during the summer months. Avoid...

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Common types of hip fractures and what to know

Common types of hip fractures and what to know

Aging means more wisdom and experience, but it can also mean new health challenges in ensuring maintenance and care on your body. An especially unsettling health issue can be a partial or complete break in a hip bone. In general older people and those suffering from...

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5 Benefits of Foam Rolling for Athletes

5 Benefits of Foam Rolling for Athletes

If you're looking to reduce tension in your muscles, foam rollers are a great choice. They can help before your workout or after exercising with recovery. Foam rollers have become a common option to relieve muscle tension. Using a foam roller commonly can help...

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Misconceptions About ACL Tears

Misconceptions About ACL Tears

Sports tend to come with a high risk of injury. ACL tears are prevalent with athletes, particularly in football players. While this type of injury is common in football, it can happen in just about any sport. ACL or Anterior Cruciate Ligament is a band of tissue found...

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How to Stay Limber at Home and Avoid Injury

How to Stay Limber at Home and Avoid Injury

Staying limber is a great way to help you avoid injury. With the way this year has been, it is a good idea to learn how to stay limber at home.  Plenty of stretching exercises can easily be done at home or anywhere you are. With the right stretching, you can increase...

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The Best Cardio Training for Joint Pain

The Best Cardio Training for Joint Pain

Just because you suffer from joint pain does not mean you cannot exercise. It might make some moves harder, but you can still reach your fitness goals, even if you struggle with joint paint.  Whether you have bad knees, a bad back, or even bad...

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About Dr. Andrachuk

Dr. John Andrachuk is a leading Orthopedic Sports Medicine surgeon in Atlanta with offices in Midtown and Sandy Springs. Learn more about Dr. Andrachuk, and contact him today.

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