Pressure Mounts to Separate Kids & Football

What can you do when your son (or daughter) announces he’s made the football team and all you’ve been hearing is risk, risk, risky business? First, know and understand the risks. The evidence is growing and growing more serious about the longterm effects of football and head injuries. Players who’ve taken a hit to the…

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How to Speed Up Your Knee Recovery

Whether you are in bitty basketball of the NBA MVP, Platelet Rich Plasma treatment (PRP) is a reliable and accessible solution for knee injuries and severe or persistent knee pain. Treatments are competitive with alternative knee treatments and best of all, non-surgical. While certain injuries require knee surgery to remove extra scar tissue or correct bone…

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PRP – The Fastbreak to Recovery for Basketball Players

  Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a budding medical treatment that utilizes the patient’s blood to promote natural healing for quicker recoveries with extremely low risks. Trusted by the NBA’s biggest stars, it provides a solution to one of the most common and dreaded injuries that afflict these nimble giants – knee injuries. For athletes…

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Retaining Cardio Fitness After an Injury

An ACL or any other lower-body injury is devastating because it removes the athlete from the field. One major challenge is how to maintain fitness while the injury heals. Whether you are a pro or a serious recreational athlete, your ability to bounce back from a sports-related injury depends to a great extent on your level…

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Why You Should Choose Sports Medicine Over Physical Therapy For Your Sports Related Injury

Choosing the right medical specialist after your traumatic sports injury is a crucial step in the rehabilitation process. Your choice between a sports medicine physician and a physical therapist sets the tone for your recovery from the very beginning. When choosing between these two similar yet distinctly different forms of medical rehabilitation, it’s important to…

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Spine Surgery For Sports Injuries

  Participation in sporting events is the second leading cause of spinal cord injuries for Americans ages 30 and younger. Of these injuries, more than half of catastrophic sports injuries are cervical spine injuries (emedicine). Other common sports injuries that involve spine health are a result of repetitively overusing the structures that support the spine….

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Tennis Elbow Affects Non-Players As Well

 Diagnosed with Tennis Elbow We’re frequently amazed at how many people are diagnosed at our clinic with tennis elbow— many more than actually ever pick up a racquet! But the name sticks. Well, maybe because the medical term, lateral epicondylitis, is definitely less catchy. In fact, you don’t have to know the business end of…

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