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Tips for an Injury-Free Soccer Season

Posted in Press Releases | September 20, 2017

Dr. Kevin Plancher with Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine explains common high school soccer injuries and offers tips to avoid them New York, NY and Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) September 20, 2017 September 2017 – A new school year means soccer season is well underway, with nearly a million American high school girls and boys participating in […]


Treatment Options for Kneecap Problems

Posted in General Orthopaedics, Press Releases | August 30, 2017

Dr. Kevin Plancher with Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine explains conditions affecting the kneecap and offers tips on how they’re treated New York, NY and Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) August 30, 2017 It’s safe to say that most of us don’t notice our kneecaps – known medically as the patella – unless one of them hurts. But […]


Dr. Plancher provided opinion to Men’s Journal about The Real Reason to Get a Physical Before You Hit the Gym

Posted in In the News | August 24, 2017

HEALTH & FITNESS The Real Reason to Get a Physical Before You Hit the Gym by Laura Williams, 8/24/17 Newsflash: If you’re worried that exercise could cause a heart attack, it’s pretty unlikely. A 2015 study published in the journal Circulation found that only five percent of sudden cardiac arrests in middle-aged adults take place during “sporting” activities. […]


With Tennis Season in Full Swing, Can Tennis Elbow Be Far Behind?

Posted in General Orthopaedics, Press Releases | August 24, 2017

Dr. Kevin Plancher with Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine explains how tennis elbow is diagnosed and offers tips on treatment New York, NY and Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) August 24, 2017 With warm temperatures spanning from summer through fall, tennis season is still in full swing – and cases of tennis elbow are becoming more apparent in […]


Dr. Plancher was quoted in HEALTH on the topic of Runner’s Knee

Posted in In the News, Sports Injuries, Sports Injury, Trail Running | August 14, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Runner’s Knee–Even If You’re Not a Runner You don’t have to run to develop patellofemoral pain syndrome, and fortunately, this knee pain is most often treatable without surgery. Cindy Kuzma, August 14, 2017 What is runner’s knee? Runner’s knee earned its nickname because of how frequently it strikes a […]


ACL Injuries on the Rise in Young Female Athletes

Posted in General Orthopaedics, Press Releases, Sports Injuries, Sports Injury | August 9, 2017

Dr. Kevin Plancher with Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine explains reasons behind trend and offers tips on ACL injury diagnosis and treatment New York, NY and Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) August 09, 2017 August 2017 –ACL injuries are common injury overall; however, young female athletes are far more likely than males to suffer a sprain or tear […]


Achilles Tendinosis: How It Happens and How It’s Treated

Posted in Blog, Press Releases, Sports Injuries | July 31, 2017

Dr. Kevin Plancher with Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine explains causes, diagnosis and offers tips on treatment of injury to body’s largest tendon. New York, NY and Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) July 31, 2017 The Achilles tendon is the largest, strongest tendon in the body. Few pay attention to this tendon and muscle it until it becomes […]


Dr. Kevin Plancher was quoted in BodyBuilding.com in a story about 5 Fitness-Injury Horror Stories

Posted in General Orthopaedics, In the News, Injury Prevention, Sports Injuries | July 28, 2017

ER Doctors Share 5 Fitness-Injury Horror Stories Every year there are upward of half a million gym-related injuries treated in emergency rooms. Direct from the ER docs who treated them, here are some of the gnarliest. Laura Williams, MS, July 28, 2017 Scraping your legs on the front of a plyo box or pulling a […]


Avoid Injury by Lifting Weights Safely

Posted in Fitness, Press Releases, Sports Injury | July 11, 2017

Dr. Kevin Plancher with Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine offers tips on weight training safely to avoid injury. New York, NY and Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) July 11, 2017 You want to be stronger – and heard about weight training’s many benefits. But if you’re also worried that lifting weights will lead to injury, you’re not alone. […]


5 Key Tips for Understanding ACL Reconstruction

Posted in Knee Replacement Surgery, Press Releases, Sports Injury | June 21, 2017

Dr. Kevin Plancher with Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine highlights important points about torn anterior cruciate ligament surgery. New York, NY & Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) June 21, 2017 June 2017 – “It is highly likely you know someone who’s torn their ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), one of the four main ligaments in the knee and a […]


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