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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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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What Causes Tennis Elbow & How to Help Prevent It

What Causes Tennis Elbow & How to Help Prevent It

One of the most common overuse injuries found in athletes is tennis elbow. It can come from playing tennis, but it doesn't just come from playing tennis. Tennis elbow is an annoying injury that can be hard to deal with. Let's look at what this injury is and how you...

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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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How to Know if It is Time for a Knee Replacement

How to Know if It is Time for a Knee Replacement

Knee replacements are one of the most commonly performed orthopedic procedures in the United States. When performed on the appropriate patient the outcomes can be life-changing. I am often asked the question of whether or not it is time for my patient to go forward...

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Trochanteric Bursitis: A Helpful Introduction & Overview

Trochanteric Bursitis: A Helpful Introduction & Overview

Trochanteric bursitis is a condition that causes pain on the outside portion of the hip. Patients generally complain of pain when lying on their side, pushing on the side of their hip or walking. The pain can mild to severe and at some points debilitating. I find that...

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Helpful Tips to Prevent Common Sports Injuries

Helpful Tips to Prevent Common Sports Injuries

Unfortunately, during the pandemic, it has become more difficult to participate in organized sports in Atlanta whether recreational or competitive. People have changed their routines to incorporate more home workouts and fewer group classes. There are benefits to...

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Important Stretches to Minimize Injury

Important Stretches to Minimize Injury

One of the best ways to prevent injury is stretching before you exercise or play a sport. The right stretches make a big difference. Let's look at some of the most important stretches to perform to minimize injury. Top 6 Stretches for Preventing Injury 1. Lunge...

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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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