A Patient Story: Rose Swanger

Posted on September 8, 2020

“A Different Kind of Therapy” As a business professional, wife, and mother, Rose Swanger doesn’t fit the typical profile of someone who would frequent a sports medicine doctor.  But, orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Gregory Hoover, MD, has proven that sports medicine isn’t just for athletes.     Rose is an active “40-something” who came […]

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Telephone, Telehealth, and Patient Portal Messaging Available During COVID-19

Posted on March 30, 2020

To ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff from the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19), whenever possible, we’re recommending telephone, telehealth (Doxy.me) and direct messaging with your providers via MyCovenantHealth. This service is for established AND new patients. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about these types of visits: How are […]

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Time to Heal

Posted on October 24, 2017

 After years of industrial electrical work, swinging hammers and carrying heavy conduit day after day, Travis Mayton was experiencing some pretty intense pain in his right shoulder. The co-owner of locally based Trinity Contracting Services knew he needed to take action when leisure time began to hurt as much as heavy lifting. “It got to […]

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The F.A.S.T. Cure for Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

Posted on July 13, 2016

Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a painful condition of the elbow caused by overuse. Not surprisingly, playing tennis or other racquet sports can cause this condition. But several other sports and activities can also put you at risk. Tennis elbow is an inflammation of the tendons that join the forearm muscles on the outside […]

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Shoulder Joint Tear (Glenoid Labrum Tear)

Posted on July 13, 2016

Advances in medical technology are enabling doctors to identify and treat injuries that went unnoticed 20 years ago. For example, physicians can now use miniaturized television cameras to see inside a joint. With this tool, they have been able to identify and treat a shoulder injury called a glenoid labrum tear. Anatomy of the Shoulder […]

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Combined Knee Ligament Injuries

Posted on July 13, 2016

The knee is the largest joint in your body and one of the most complex. It is also vital to movement. Your knee ligaments connect your thighbone to your lower leg bones. Knee ligament sprains or tears are a common sports injury. In the past, injuring more than one knee ligament would put an end to […]

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Cheerleading: Frequent Cause of Serious Injury

Posted on July 13, 2016

All sports carry with them a certain risk of injury. This is something that every athlete, coach and trainer understands – and is, to some extent, prepared for. Recent research, however, is showing that cheerleading, in particular, has many serious risks that are not necessarily being treated with the gravity they require. These findings come […]

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High School Sports Injuries

Posted on July 13, 2016

Every year, millions of teenagers participate in high school sports. An injury to a high school athlete can be a significant disappointment for the teen, the family, and the coaches. The pressure to play can lead to decisions that may lead to additional injury with long-term effects. High school sports injuries can cause problems that […]

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