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What's New in Sports Medicine

Sports medicine is always changing as far as new treatments. What is available and used in practice today is very different from what was done 10 years ago. Progress is always moving forward with innovative treatments.
Dec 20th, 2022

Sports Medicine Injuries

As an orthopedic surgeon who did a fellowship in sport's medicine I consider myself a sports medicine physician and specialist. Sports injuries can affect everyone or anyone who decides to go out and play.
Nov 30th, 2022

Partial Rotator Cuff Tears

The rotator cuff is one of the most common injuries that is seen in an orthopedic practice. Most tears are partial and can be treated without surgery.
Aug 9th, 2022

Ankle Sprains

One of the most common injuries is a sprained ankle. Almost everyone has had one and it can happen anywhere and any place.
Apr 6th, 2022

New Technique in Rotator Cuff Surgery

Rotator Cuff tears are one of the most common problems seen in the over age 40 patient with shoulder pain. This is a new technique to improve the success and strength of the repair.
Feb 15th, 2022

Gel Injections for Knee Pain

Osteoarthritis is one of the leading causes of knee pain. It occurs when the cartilage surface of the knee starts to break down resulting in pain and disability.
Jan 26th, 2022

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is one of the most common complaints I see in my practice. It can affect patients of all ages, but there are several things that help to find the source of the pain.
Nov 2nd, 2021

Shoulder Dislocations

Shoulder dislocations and subluxations are a common orthopedic injury. It usually happens after a fall or a direct blow to the shoulder.
Sep 15th, 2021

4 Signs of a Rotator Cuff Tear

Could you be suffering from a rotator cuff tear? Read on to learn the signs and symptoms of this common shoulder injury and about your options for treatment and recovery.
Aug 3rd, 2021

Sports Injuries: What to do About a Sprain or Strain

If you suffer from a strain or sprain in an arm, elbow, or ankle, do you know what to do? Keep reading to learn more about first aid and treatment for strains and sprains, from the minor to the severe.
Jul 13th, 2021

4 Signs You May Have Arthritis

Could you have arthritis? Keep reading to learn more about the signs and symptoms of this inflammatory condition and what you can do to find relief in the present and protect your joints for the future.
Jun 10th, 2021

When Should You Consider a Cortisone Injection?

If you have chronic joint pain that’s not improving with first-line methods, it may be time to try a cortisone injection. Cortisone shots can reduce inflammation and pain in your back, neck, ankles, elbows, knees, shoulders, and even your hands and feet.
Jun 2nd, 2021

5 Common Causes of Elbow Pain

Are you suffering from elbow pain? Elbow pain has some common causes and can often be effectively treated. Keep reading to learn more about the most common reasons for elbow pain and what you can do to address the problem.
Apr 15th, 2021

Do All ACL Tears Require Surgery?

If you have a tear in your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), you might need surgery to repair your knees. But, do ACL tears always require surgery? Read to learn more about handling an ACL tear and the treatment options available to you.
Feb 11th, 2021

Why Does My Knee Hurt

Knee pain can occur from an injury or develop over time. The history that the patient presents with is usually a good way to help make the diagnosis.
Feb 1st, 2021

Torn meniscus

A meniscal tear is a common sports injury seen in my office.
Dec 31st, 2020

Know Your Options When Your Tear Your Rotator Cuff

A common injury of the shoulder, a torn rotator cuff causes pain and mobility issues that interfere with everyday tasks. Knowing your treatment options helps you to return to normal as soon as you can.
Dec 21st, 2020

Tennis Elbow

Lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow is a common orthopedic condtion.
Dec 21st, 2020

What is a Torn Meniscus

The knee is a complex weight bearing joint. Just like the hip and ankle, the knee must carry and support your body weight. The more you weigh the more load and stresses are placed across the knee joint.
Sep 15th, 2021

Rotator Cuff Tears and Stem Cells

Rotator cuff tears are one of the most common shoulder injuries seen in an orthopedic practice. Stem cells are being advertised in newspapers, magazines and social media as the cure all for all types of medical problems.
Dec 3rd, 2020