Premier is closely monitoring the progression of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
CLICK HERE to learn what we’re doing to protect our patients and employees.

Premier’s major players knew and respected each other. This sense of community reduced my anxiety and facilitated my recovery.

~ DANIEL LOOSE, West Chester PA

Get Ready for Running: Tips to Avoid Foot & Ankle Injuries this Spring

Spring is here and thousands of runners of various skill levels will return to pounding the pavement. Unfortunately, a rather sizable subpopulation of these folks will find themselves in my office with Achilles and/or other heel injuries such as plantar fasciitis.

Read more

Running Exercises: Improve Strength and Reduce Injury Risk

There is a certain comradery between runners that makes races something more than just a solo event. Runners want to find better ways to train and to make their times just a little bit quicker. Here are a few exercises for the runner looking to add 5 minutes of resistance training to improve strength and reduce injury risk.

Read more

Summer Fitness Activities in Philadelphia

Summer is in full swing in Philadelphia—the temperatures are soaring, the sun is shining, and there are plenty of activities to enjoy. Getting your heart rate up for at least 30 minutes a day can do wonders for your health, but it’s easy to get bored of the mundane walk around the block or jog on the treadmill. Instead, participate in something new and exciting that you may not have done before.

Read more

Prepping for a 5K: The New Runner’s Cheat Sheet

If you’ve been thinking about running a 5K but have been apprehensive to do so, you may be more capable than you think. A 5K is great run for beginners because at 3.1 miles, it’s not a very long distance, so you can prepare for the run in just a couple of months.

Read more

Top Five Tips for Keeping your Muscles Healthy

If you exercise daily, it’s important to maintain muscle health in order to avoid tears and strains. Keeping your muscles healthy will also help you enhance your performance and allow you to gain more muscle strength.

Read more

Tips for Exercising after a Mild Sports Injury

When you’ve experienced a sports injury, it’s important to allow time to fully recover before getting back to your normal exercise routine. If you put stress on the affected area before it’s completely healed, you risk injuring it all over again, and that can result in more damage and more recovery time.

Read more

Tips for Preventative Stretching

The body performs better when the muscles are warm, limber, and flexible. Stretching before workouts or any form of exercise can be beneficial in helping you perform your best and improve your range of motion and strength. It also increases blood and oxygen flow to muscles, tendons, and ligaments to help reduce soreness and speed recovery.

Read more

How to Prevent Running Injuries

It’s common for new runners to hit the road and just start running as far and as fast as they can. Although running seems like it’s a pretty straightforward sport, it’s important to slowly work your way into it and give yourself time to train. Even if you consider yourself to be physically fit, running requires preparation, and planning out your approach is a great way to do it safely.

Read more

Top Tips for Athletes to Maintain Peak Performance

Putting your body through a series of demanding workouts every day can be challenging. It’s important to take care of your body to ensure that you stay in shape and perform the best as you can to avoid injury.

Read more


Premier Orthopaedics is the largest orthopaedic group in Delaware and Chester counties. Premier provides patients with the full spectrum of orthopaedic services; including bone, muscle and joint care. Patients trust our specialists for their experience, expertise and commitment to exceptional patient care.