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HOW TO MAINTAIN PEAK ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE

Working out every day can be hard on your body whether you are injured or not. At Coastal Orthopedics, we are passionate about freeing you to pursue your passion. If you love athletics, we have some tips to keep your body thriving within its challenging regimen.

  1. Get Sleep
    • Your muscles’ only time to recover is while you sleep. Make sure you get seven to eight hours of sleep each night in order to...
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STAY FIT ALL WINTER LONG! PART 2

In our last blog, we discussed ways to stay fit during winter. Though we don’t have snow like Montana in Texas, our temperatures still go down and the days get shorter. Working out before or after work is already difficult at times with the sun and temperature working against you. That is why we are continuing our tips for staying fit through this season!

  1. Go on an active trip
    • Whether you go some...
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STAY FIT ALL WINTER LONG! PART 1

Winter means cold temperatures and short days. The combination of these two is a huge contrast to the long, warm days of summer, where you always have a bit more daylight for a run before or after work. The weather also brings out aches and pains, especially if you are healing from an injury. Staying fit over the winter is hard for even the best athletes. So what can you do?

  1. Go to the gym after...
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SIGNS YOU NEED ORTHOPEDIC CARE

Do you have pain in certain joints that just hasn’t gone away? Has your back been bothering you for months? Over 28 million Americans experience musculoskeletal issues each year, and they come from a wide variety of sources: overuse, strains, sprains, and simple back, knee, and shoulder pain.

You may be using medication to handle your discomfort, and you wouldn’t be alone. Most people assume that...

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AQUATIC THERAPY: A FUN AND BENEFICIAL ALTERNATIVE TO PHYSICAL THERAPY

Many patients suffer from debilitating knee and hip pain. An important component to treatment and recovery is physical therapy, which serves to improve motion and strengthen the muscles that act upon the joints. But how can one exercise if it is too painful to move?

Aquatic therapy (exercises performed in a pool) is an excellent option for patients. Water buoyancy helps to lessen the impact of...

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SWIMMING: HOW IT CAN RELIEVE BACK PAIN

In our last blog, we explored the ways that swimming can cause back pain. Often, it was from doing front strokes incorrectly. More often, swimming is a great way to exercise because it is so low-impact. Many people turn to swimming when recovering from back injuries or issues.

Swimming is a great way to get exercise and relieve back pain because it is low-impact. It allows you to build muscle mass...

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GET TO KNOW YOUR Orthopedic PROVIDER

Dr. Williams has been selected as the Face of Sports Medicine by the Bend Magazine! Please check out his feature and get to know a little more about him.

 

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SWIMMING: HOW IT CAN CAUSE BACK PAIN

Swimming is generally a great form of exercise because it is aerobic and low-impact. This means it is easy on your back and spine. It can even be used to reduce back pain, as we will discuss in our next blog. However, in this blog, we are going to touch on the few ways that swimming can cause back troubles.

Have you been confused by back pain that comes even though you are doing a “low impact...

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WHAT TO EXPECT DURING YOUR ORTHOPEDIC EVALUATION

When you meet with an orthopedic surgeon in Corpus Christi for the first time, it is helpful to know what to expect during the orthopedic evaluation. Your initial appointment will most likely include one or more of the following: an exam, X-rays and/or MRI, and physical tests. Today we’ve got some more tips on what to expect with your first visit with us.

Be prepared to discuss your comprehensive...

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WHEN SHOULD YOU SEE AN ORTHOPEDIC DOCTOR?

Do you suffer from long-term tendon, muscle, or joint pain? Do you have chronic back problems? Then it may be time to visit your Corpus Christi orthopedic doctor at Coastal Orthopedics. There are more than 28 million Americans who develop some type of musculoskeletal problem each year. These problems include, but are not limited to, sprains, strains, and overuse injuries, as well as knee,...

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