Travis Country 5K Run

Come join GAO at the second annual Travis Country 5K Run, located at the southern edge of the Barton Creek greenbelt in southwest Austin. Ten minutes from downtown but with a casual, Hill Country vibe, Travis Country features rolling hills, wildflowers and wildlife, and a 3.1-mile loop that is the heart and soul of the neighborhood's outdoor fitness community.

Written by GAOrtho Admin on Friday April 22, 2016
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When to Suspect a Rotator Cuff Tear

With spring in full swing, so is baseball season. When our two Texas teams, the Houston Astros and Texas Rangers, met up recently at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Ranger’s fan favorite Yu Darvish wasn’t in the lineup. He was recuperating from 2015 Tommy John surgery to repair an elbow injury. Some might say he dodged a bullet. At least he didn’t have to undergo rotator cuff surgery, which can be a career ender for a Major League pitcher.

Written by GAOrtho Admin on Thursday April 21, 2016
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Golfer’s Elbow: Causes and Treatments

Officially, it’s known as medial epicondylitis, but the tennis players, rock climbers, weightlifters, cross-fit aficionados, and, yes, golfers who suffer from it know it simply as golfer’s elbow. While golfers are especially prone to this condition, any individual who overuses his hands wrist and forearms (by repetitively gripping or flexing) is at risk of developing golfer’s elbow. If you’re experiencing stiffness, tingling, excruciating pain, numbness, tenderness, and limited mobility in your elbow, you may have golfer’s elbow.

Written by GAOrtho Admin on Wednesday April 6, 2016
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