Hamstring Injury Recovery and Return To Sports

Are we letting our athletes return to sports too soon after a serious hamstring injury? Hamstring injuries are quite common in sports involving sprinting and jumping. A major problem associated with hamstring injury is the … continue reading

What is Patella Subluxation ?

With patella subluxation, the kneecap is not moving in a groove on the top of the femur properly.  Patella subluxation, or malalignment is a common cause of pain in the front of your knee. The … continue reading

Is Single Sport Specialization Hurting Our Children

Single sport participation can be defined as the deliberate advancement of systematic training and planned competition …with the specific goal of guiding the child, on a long-term basis, to top achievement in sport. Of course, … continue reading

5 Ways to Enhance Your Exercise Recovery

Recovery is a weapon.  Sounds brash, but it is true.  It’s not unusual for me to see multiple 60 + year old runners, cyclists or triathletes in the office on any given day.  Many of … continue reading

6 Common Reasons For Pain In The Elbow

Elbow pain is a very common reason to seek medical attention.   Elbow pain is common in nearly all age groups, albeit for different reasons.  It’s not unusual to have a young pitcher with elbow … continue reading

What Is The Function of a Meniscus ?

The function of a meniscus is to act as a shock absorber within the knee.  We have two menisci.  We have a medial meniscus on the inner side of our knee, and a lateral meniscus … continue reading

Why Does My Knee Swell ?

Knee swelling after an injury can be sign that your knee injury is serious.  In general, knee swelling is a very common reason to see an Orthopedic Surgeon.   Knee swelling after an injury is … continue reading