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Orthopedic Overuse Injuries: The “It Hurts” Injuries

Overuse injuries are very common and often treatable without surgery. Dr. Novack specializes in treating these soft tissue injuries with outstanding results, including overuse injuries specific to youth. Some of the more common overuse injuries he treats include:

Common Overuse Orthopedic Injuries:

  • Runner’s Knee
  • Shoulder Pain/Strain
  • Wrist Pain
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)
  • Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (Shin Splints)
  • Plantar Fascitis
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Stress Fractures (foot, hip, tibia, femur)
  • Overuse Injuries Specific to Children/Youth

Common Youth Overuse Orthopedic Injuries:

  • Sever’s Disease (heel pain, common in children who play sports)
  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease (pain at the knee, inflammation of the growth plate)
  • Jumper’s Knee
  • Throwing Injuries of the Shoulder: Medial Apophysitis, Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Stress Fractures
  • Stress Reaction of Growth Plates (Physis)