Coastal Orthopedics Blog

Achilles Tendon Injury: Signs, Symptoms, and Causes

Is your Achilles tendon causing you pain? You may have an injury that needs treatment. Learn about the types of Achilles tendon injuries that exist and how to recognize them.

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Most Common Sports Injuries for Women

Statistically, men and women sustain sports injuries at about the same rate; but how they get injured, and why, are not exactly the same. Are you familiar with the most common sports injuries for women? 

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What is Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury? (Symptoms & Reasons)

If you follow sports, are an athlete yourself, or have an athlete in your life, you've probably heard of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries. Torn, ruptured, "popped," or "busted" ACLs are fairly common (and often pretty painful). But what is the ACL, exactly — and how do you know for certain if you've damaged yours?

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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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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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COMMON LIFTING MISTAKES THAT LEAD TO ORTHOPEDIC INJURIES

When you’re moving quickly, it’s easy to grab something too fast and end up with a painful strain that sends you to the Texas orthopedic doctor. Whenever you need to lift anything, be it a box when you’re moving or a weight while you’re working out, proper technique is the only thing that will keep you from the orthopedist. Avoid these common mistakes to keep pain from strained muscles and pulled...

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DEBUNKING COMMON TEXAS ORTHOPEDIC MYTHS

Injuries happen, but they do not have to stand in your way. Whether you play sports, fish, hunt, sail, or surf — at Coastal Orthopedics, one of the best orthopedic doctors in Texas, we are committed to helping you return to your active lifestyle. Today we’re collaborating to debunk the most commonly heard orthopedic myths we hear from our patients.

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