Dr. Robert Boykin recently published an article in The Physician and Sports medicine examining the diagnosis and treatment of shoulder injuries in the overhead athlete. The paper focused on injuries to the labrum and rotator cuff and how these are managed with non-operative and operative management depending on the severity of the injury.
UPDATED MASK POLICY | Face covering and masking is now optional for our patients, providers, visitors, and care team members and are no longer required in our EmergeOrtho – Blue Ridge Region offices.
With our current transmission rate and all signs pointing to COVID’s effect remaining low for the foreseeable future, we feel comfortable making the transition to masking being optional for our patients, providers, visitors, and care team members in our EmergeOrtho – Blue Ridge Region offices.
If the level of transmission rises once again in our region or there are significant changes in the guidance from the state, federal health officials, we may need to reinstate the mask mandate. However, the number of cases remains low in our area and we hope to see this continue.
As a reminder, if you have tested positive for
If you are experiencing any symptoms of
If you have been exposed to
PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE FACILITY
EmergeOrtho continues to support all members of our community who choose to continue masking.