Category: Shoulder Injuries

Preparing for Ski Season: How Can You Avoid Injury?

Preparing for Ski Season: How Can You Avoid Injury?

Skiing and Snowboarding are annual Meccas for many around the globe, but one thing is often forgotten when it comes to hitting the powder: How can one best prepare for it while at the same time, help prevent injury on the slopes? It’s time to learn what Orthopedic Surgeons and a Physical Therapist think about all of it inside this episode of The 6-8 Weeks Podcast.


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The Detailed Shownotes for This Episode of The 6-8 Weeks Podcast:

— What is Skiing? https://www.adventurenation.com/activity/skiing

— What is Snowboarding? https://www.rookieroad.com/snowboarding/what-is/

— UCSF’s Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation: https://ptrehab.ucsf.edu/ucsf-department-physical-therapy-and-rehabilitation-science

— Connect with Danny Keller, PT, DPT, OCS: https://www.ucsfhealth.org/providers/daniel-keller

— Do All Skiers “Pop Their Collar?” A Final Discussion: https://www.wsj.com/articles/once-and-for-all-is-a-popped-collar-cool-11675951201

— Learn All About Sacramento, CA: https://www.downtownsac.org/learn-about-downtown/

— Learn All About Lake Tahoe, CA/NV: https://www.california.com/fun-facts-about-lake-tahoe-california-that-are-fun-to-know/

— What is Wakeboarding? https://www.supraboats.com/the-history-of-wakeboarding-and-watersports/

— What is Waterskiing? https://sportsmatik.com/sports/water-skiing

— What is a Concussion? https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/basics/concussion_whatis.html

— What are Common Skiing Injuries? https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/orthopaedics/sports-medicine/skiing-injuries.shtml

— What are Common Snowboarding Injuries? https://fittoplay.org/sports/snowboard/the-most-common-injuries/

— Trivia About Ski Helments: https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/pdfs/helmets/headsup_helmetfactsheet_ski_508.pdf

— Learn All About Ski Boots: https://www.innerbootworks.com/fit-facts/

— Do YOU Remember the Yellow Banana? https://www.vtcng.com/stowe_reporter/on_snow/people-made-fun-of-the-yellow-banana-but-it-was-a-winner/article_3f13b4a2-27fc-11ea-b32c-673b5b87162f.html

— What are the Differences Between Skiing and Snowboarding? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdQ08U6PtAw&t=43s

— What is The American Society of Testing and Materials? https://www.astm.org/


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When are Steroid Injections Safe?

When are Steroid Injections Safe?

We all have preconceived notions when it comes to “injected steroids”. Now – thanks to our three orthopedic surgeons, it’s time to learn all about HOW AND WHY, in many cases, injecting steroids makes definitive sense. Whether it be to treat a soon-to-be-vacationing construction worker or a troubled athlete, all of the answers to resolve your questiosn are here inside this episode of The 6-8 Weeks Podcast.


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The Detailed Shownotes for This Episode of The 6-8 Weeks Podcast:

— What is Knee Arthritis? https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/knee-arthritis#:~:text=What%20is%20knee%20arthritis%3F,to%20smoothly%20bend%20and%20straighten.

— What is Bursitis? https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bursitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20353242

— What is Return to Play? https://www.nm.org/healthbeat/healthy-tips/what-does-return-to-play-really-mean

— How Often Does Arthritis Impact Construction Workers? https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/20166-construction-agricultural-workers-at-higher-risk-of-knee-osteoarthritis-study

— What is an Anti-Inflammatory? https://www.healthline.com/health/pain-relief/otc-anti-inflammatories

— What is Advil? https://www.advil.com/faqs-en/

— What is Aleve? https://www.aleve.com/frequently-asked-questions-safety-and-usage?gclid=CjwKCAjwp8OpBhAFEiwAG7NaElXGOEjUEaFYifyMEVBvwGwZaj2pvDOTihkIH0ASBdL0rycLV3ewkRoCtXAQAvD_BwE

— What is Motrin? https://www.motrin.com/what-is-motrin

— What is Meloxicam? https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/meloxicam-oral-route/description/drg-20066928

— How Does the Human Bloodstream Carry Medications? https://www.nigms.nih.gov/education/Inside-Life-Science/Pages/A-Medicines-Life-Inside-the-Body.aspx

— What is Prednisone? https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/drugs/20469-prednisone-tablets

— Learn All About the Knee Joint: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_q-Jxj5sT0g

— What is Synovium? https://www.physio-pedia.com/Synovium_%26_Synovial_Fluid

— What is a Narcotic? https://www.dea.gov/sites/default/files/2020-06/Narcotics-2020.pdf

— What is Vicodin? https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_chem_info/hydrocodone.pdf

— What is Norco? https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2019/040148s073lbl.pdf

— What is Hip Arthritis? https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/hip-arthritis

— What are Meniscus Root Tears? https://tcomn.com/meniscus-root-tears-on-the-rise/

— Be Sure to Listen to Our Episode on Meniscus Tears! https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/74f824ce-3c64-4e14-8c64-da985a8ea19a/episodes/d4b9f236-ce61-4abb-9eb5-dba27edd8a7d/6-8-weeks-perspectives-on-sports-medicine-meniscus-tears—when-should-you-worry

— What is Knee Replacement? https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/knee-replacement/about/pac-20385276

— Learn All About the British Medical Journal: https://www.bmj.com/

— What are the Tell-Tale Symptoms of Arthritis? https://www.painandtherapy.com/blog/5-telltale-signs-of-arthritis

— What is a Knee Injection? https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/hyaluronic-acid-injection-route/description/drg-20074557

— What is a Spine Injection? https://orthoinfo.aaos.org/en/treatment/spinal-injections/

— Learn All About the Journal of The American Medical Association (JAMA): https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama

— What is a Placebo? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RhG_ySxhDA

— What is the Value of Utilizing a Placebo? https://www.health.harvard.edu/mental-health/the-power-of-the-placebo-effect

— What is an ACL Tear? https://orthoinfo.aaos.org/en/diseases–conditions/anterior-cruciate-ligament-acl-injuries/

— What is Bicep Tendinitis? https://orthoinfo.aaos.org/en/diseases–conditions/biceps-tendinitis/

— What is Arthroscopic Surgery? https://losrobleshospital.com/your-health/video/what-is-arthroscopy-or-arthroscopic-surgery

— What is a Hamstring?
— A Little Something About Steroid Injections to Read Over on Reddit:
https://www.reddit.com/r/science/comments/j32d4q/cortisone_injections_increased_risk_for_knee/

— Will There Be Trouble When Getting Injections Prior to Surgeries?
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37058158/
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36737032/
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35829737/

— Should You Get a Steroid Injection Before Rotator Cuff Surgery?
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36734466/

— Learn About the Differences Between Cuff tendinopathy Vs PRP: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34020672/


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