What to expect with rotator cuff surgery

What to expect with rotator cuff surgery

Rotator cuff surgery can be a daunting procedure to prepare yourself for. Will it hurt? What does the process involve? How can you mentally and physically prepare yourself for the procedure? It is natural to have questions about what to expect and if the process will...

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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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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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What to Expect During Rotator Cuff Recovery

What to Expect During Rotator Cuff Recovery

After suffering a rotator cuff injury, the recovery process can vary for each patient. The rotator cuff includes four smaller muscles surrounding the shoulder joint. The muscles provide stabilization keeping the ball of the humerus in place. Rotator cuff injuries...

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How to Manage Hip Pain Without Surgery

How to Manage Hip Pain Without Surgery

You do not always need to undergo surgery to properly manage hip pain. It is possible to manage your hip pain without surgery if you have the right treatment options. Hip pain does not need to be a part of your life. If your pain has become hard to manage, it might be...

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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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A Guide to Understanding Your ACL and MCL Injuries

A Guide to Understanding Your ACL and MCL Injuries

One of the most frustrating parts of consulting with a medical professional is those instances in which you’re unclear on the terminology and jargon being used. It’s never fun to feel in the dark, doubly more so when the implications can be significant for your health...

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Bad Knees? Consider these Cardio Exercises

Bad Knees? Consider these Cardio Exercises

It is far and away one of the most unpleasant parts of aging; that unmistakable feeling that your knees are beginning to go. It is especially challenging if you pride yourself on an active lifestyle of running or other high-impact activities. The good news is that...

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What Tommy John Surgery Entails

What Tommy John Surgery Entails

Tommy John surgery is most commonly associated with baseball players, specifically pitchers. If you have heard about this type of surgery, it is likely because you are a fan of baseball or pay attention to it a little bit. The name Tommy John comes from a baseball...

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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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