Muscle Cramps During Sports and Exercise

By |August 29th, 2017|

Today my son came home after basketball practice with calf pain after a severe cramp stopped him from playing and left him on the ground for a few minutes. […]

Physical Activity after Concussion

By |September 12th, 2016|

Traditional recommendations for treatment after a concussion were to physically rest, avoid sports activities and allow the mind to rest as well, termed “Cognitive rest”.  This has been the […]

Lacrosse injuries and how to prevent them

By |May 5th, 2015|

Lacrosse has grown in recent years to become one of the most popular sports for young athletes. Teams and tournaments seem to be springing up everywhere, especially here in […]

How to measure a concussion

By |March 23rd, 2015|

Concussions in youth and adult sports remain a significant concern. Research over the past several years has shown the importance of proper diagnosis and follow up. The […]

Tips to Start jogging and not get hurt

By |February 7th, 2015|

Jogging, or running, is a great form of exercise to help you get in shape, lose weight, and improve your overall conditioning. You only need a good pair […]

Can you run too much?

By |January 26th, 2015|

The Ultra-Marathoner
I was asked last week to blog about running and the dangers of running too much. Specifically, what about running 100 miles? Ultra marathon runners can’t […]

Will running barefoot hurt my feet ?

By |December 2nd, 2014|

One of the latest trends in runners and joggers alike is to run either barefoot or wearing ‘minimalist’ shoes.  The concept relates to the idea that man was designed […]

Stingers and Burners

By |November 30th, 2014|

A stinger is a neurologic injury that occurs when a nerve in the neck is stretched suddenly. While most commonly a football injury, stingers can occur with wrestling, cycling, […]

Tips to avoid trampoline injuries

By |September 3rd, 2014|

Trampoline Injuries
Over the past two decades, trampolines have become extremely popular, affordable, and easy to install in backyards across America.  It has become an Olympic sport.  Trampoline injuries among […]

ACL Tears in Kids: When to treat surgically

By |May 22nd, 2014|

ACL tears are one of the most common injuries seen in my office.  The treatment of these injuries has been a topic of much debate in the orthopedic world. […]