Patient Education

At Tri-County Orthopedics, we are dedicated to providing you with the information you need to understand your condition, treatment options, and the path to recovery.

This patient education page is designed to be a comprehensive resource for you, providing information about bone, joint, muscle, and ligament conditions, treatments, and preventive care. Whether you're facing surgery, recovering from an injury, or simply looking to maintain optimal joint health, you'll find clear, concise information to guide you.

 
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Patient Education

At Tri-County Orthopedics, we are dedicated to providing you with the information you need to understand your condition, treatment options, and the path to recovery.

This patient education page is designed to be a comprehensive resource for you, providing information about bone, joint, muscle, and ligament conditions, treatments, and preventive care. Whether you're facing surgery, recovering from an injury, or simply looking to maintain optimal joint health, you'll find clear, concise information to guide you.

Online Guides to Specialty Care

Our comprehensive online guides offer in-depth information on a wide range of orthopedic topics. Each guide compiles trusted resources on conditions, injuries, treatments, and prevention.

Find the guide that best suits your needs and explore a wealth of resources at your fingertips.

Visual Patient Learning

Our video library offers a variety of educational videos on a range of orthopedic topics. Watching our videos can enhance your understanding of your condition and empower you to actively participate in your recovery.

These patient-friendly videos utilize animation, demonstrations, and expert commentary to provide clear explanations of conditions and treatment options.

Patient Education Videos

 

Articles

Patient Education Articles

  • Achilles Tendonitis

    Achilles tendonitis implies an inflammatory response, but this is very limited because there is little blood supply to the Achilles tendon. More… Read More

  • Achilles Tendonitis in Athletes

    The large tendon located on the back of your ankle is the Achilles tendon. When that tendon is irritated or becomes inflamed, it could be Achilles… Read More

  • Achilles Tendonitis Treatment Options

    Achilles tendonitis implies an inflammatory response, but this is very limited because there is little blood supply to the Achilles tendon. More… Read More

  • ACL Reconstruction

    The anterior cruciate ligament connects the thigh bone (femur) to the shin bone (tibia) and is one of the four main stabilizers of the knee joint… Read More

  • ACL Tears

    1. What is the ACL?

    The anterior cruciate ligament connects the thigh bone (femur) to the shin bone (tibia) and is one of the four main… Read More

  • Acquired Adult Flatfoot Deformity

    Acquired adult flatfoot deformity (AAFD) is a progressive flattening of the arch of the foot that occurs as the posterior tibial tendon becomes… Read More

Health Articles

  • Steer Clear of Throwing Injuries

    From little leaguers to high school athletes, it is imperative that coaches are aware of some key signs and symptoms of throwing injuries.

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  • Avoid ACL Injuries This Season

    One of the most common knee injuries among athletes is a torn ACL. The anterior cruciate ligament is one of four major ligaments that provide… Read More

  • At-Home Treatment for Back Strains

    Lumbar muscle strains can be a source of significant discomfort, but with the right treatment approach, you can alleviate pain and promote healing… Read More

  • 7 Steps to Safe Lifting

    Lifting things in the wrong way can make your back hurt and cause injuries to your muscles, spine, or joints. Even when you're lifting something… Read More

  • What You Need to Know About Sciatica

    Over time, our bodies can undergo changes due to various factors. One common phenomenon is the development of sciatica, a condition resulting from… Read More

  • Hydration 101

    Dehydration in athletes can lead to fatigue, headaches, decreased coordination, and muscle cramping. Other heat-related illnesses, such as heat… Read More