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At Siegel Orthopaedics, we are dedicated to empowering patients through education. Our patient resources section offers helpful information on orthopedic health, common injuries, and surgical procedures to inform and equip you to make the best decisions about your care. Drawing from his over 20 years of experience as an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Herrick Siegel provides expert articles to increase understanding of topics like optimizing bone health, knee replacements, and revision joint procedures. His passion for outstanding patient care shines through in these free, accessible resources. Take advantage of the wealth of knowledge below to learn more about orthopedic wellness and Dr. Siegel's personalized approach. Let these insights guide you on your journey to recovery and renewed mobility.

female athlete injury prevention

Protecting the Female Athlete: Understanding Injury Risks and Prevention Strategies

Female athletes are a force to be reckoned with, continuously breaking barriers and achieving remarkable feats in the world of sports. However, as women’s participation…

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Athlete with shoe and sock removed, view of his foot with bruise on heel. - Dr. Herrick J. Siegel.

Effectively Managing Swelling and Bruising After a Sports Injury

Sports injuries are an unfortunate reality for many athletes, regardless of their level of experience or the sport they play. While some injuries may be…

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Baseball pitcher in uniform on the field pitching a ball. - Dr. Herrick J. Siegel

Pitcher’s Elbow: A Patient’s Guide to Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries

If you’re a throwing athlete struggling with inner elbow pain and lost performance, you may have an ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injury. Commonly called pitcher’s…

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A cheering crowd watches an American football game on the television screen. - Dr. Herrick Siegel

Tackling Knee Injuries: How to Keep Your Knees in the Game

With the Super Bowl hype heating up, your mind may be on touchdown passes and epic halftime shows. But whether you play pick-up games or…

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Football players in white and green uniforms ready to start a play.- Dr. Herrick J. Siegel

Getting Back in the Game: Your Guide to Returning to Sports Safely After Injury and Surgery

Sustaining an injury while playing sports can be devastating. Beyond the sudden pain and temporary physical limitations, the fear of missing out on competition looms…

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3D x-ray of man with shoulder pain - Dr. Herrick J. Siegel

The Road to Recovery: Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery

Persistent shoulder discomfort or weakness from a damaged rotator cuff can greatly hamper quality of life. If conservative treatments like medication and therapy fail to…

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3d illustration of a painful knee during physical activity or sports.

Surgery for Jumper’s Knee: Exploring Treatment Options

Jumper’s knee, also known as patellar tendinopathy, is a prevalent injury among athletes engaged in sports requiring frequent jumping, landing, and explosive movements. It results…

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Back pain from sports injury can be debilitating.

Common Sports Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Torn ACL The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is a ligament that helps to stabilize the knee joint. It is one of the most common sports…

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Not completely satisfied with your joint replacement? Are you continually letting pain limit your day? Dr. Herrick J. Siegel may be able to help.