Category Archives: Uncategorized

I have arthritis in my knee. What are my options?

Arthritis of the knee is a condition which is commonly suffered by millions Americans each year. Technically what arthritis is, is any inflammation or damage to the knee cartilage. There are two types of cartilage in the knee. The meniscus …

Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Concussion

What is a Concussion? The definition of a concussion is always evolving and the latest definition published in the British Medical Journal of Sports Medicine from the 5th International Conference on concussion in Sports held in Berlin during October 2016 …

Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Giving 100% – 10% AT A TIME

When progressing a runner or triathlete back to sport I often emphasize that it is better to undertrain rather than to over-train for a race. The downside to an undertrained endurance athlete is a missed personal record (PR) or feeling …

Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Heat Illness – What You Need to Know

Woman drinking bottle of water.

What is it? Heat illness occurs when the body loses its ability to prevent overheating. Normally the body removes excess heat via four different ways. 1. Evaporation: sweating 2. Convection: heat transferred to the environment by motion such as air …

Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Lateral Hip Pain

Lateral hip pain is common in both active and non-active individuals. This pain tends to be localized over the bony prominence (bump) on the outside(lateral) aspect of the hip. This area will frequently be tender to touch and there may or …

Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

“I Have Torn My Labrum In My Shoulder, What Should I Do? “

Middle aged male physician treating young male adult athlete's i

The labral tear in the shoulder is a very common injury to our athletes seen at Advanced Orthopaedic Specialists. The shoulder is made of a ball and socket joint. The ball is very large. The socket is very small. The joint …

Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Shoulder Impingement

Middle aged male physician treating young male adult athlete's i

Shoulder impingement is a common condition characterized by sharp pain in the top of the shoulder when reaching or lifting your arm overhead. Often there is also pain when reaching behind the back. This pain is due to rotator cuff …

Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Ankle Sprain: Rehabilitation (PART III)

bosu pic

Ankle Sprain: Rehabilitation (PART III of III) After an ankle sprain, proper rehabilitation is key to returning to activity quickly and to prevent additional injury later. An injury as common as an ankle sprain can have long lasting effects, if …

Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Ankle Sprains: ICE Vs HEAT (Part II of III)

red and blue fire

Ankle Sprain (Part II) ICE vs Heat Have a sprained ankle? Now what? Do you apply Ice or Heat to your injury? In the following article we will discuss ice vs heat and the application and benefits of both. ICE …

Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Ankle Sprains (Part I of III)

distorsione alla caviglia

What is an ankle sprain? An ankle sprain is an injury to the ligamentous structures supporting the ankle.  There are 3 basic types of ankle sprains – lateral, medial and high, with lateral ankle sprains being the most common. The …

Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment