Category: sports injury

Concussions: What you need to know

August 29, 2019

A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that can occur after severe impact to your head or after an injury that causes your head and brain to shake quickly back and forth. Anyone can become injured due to a concussion during a fall, car accident or daily activity. Your risk is increased if you […]

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Common Injuries Treated in Sports Medicine

June 20, 2019

Participating in organized activity or being on a sports team are healthy and fun ways to get in shape and reach your fitness goals. However, they often require training and intense exercise which carries the risk of injury. When dealing with any sports-related injury, you’ll likely be referred to a sports medicine physician. Sports medicine […]

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Common Baseball Injuries and How to Prevent Them

April 25, 2019

As April comes to a close, we are in the thick of baseball, softball, and t-ball season. Kids and adults alike are headed to their local diamond in hopes of hitting a home run – or at least making it on base. While time at the ballpark can be fun for the whole family, injuries […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Tailbone Injuries

June 20, 2018

If you’ve ever injured your tailbone, then you know the feeling isn’t a pleasant one. This injury can cause pain and discomfort that can often take longer to heal, with results like a bruise, dislocation, or fracture of the coccyx that need to be managed with cautious treatment. Overview of Tailbone Injuries Most tailbone injuries […]

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What is Turf Toe?

June 7, 2018

Imagine this: You’re running down the field, swerving quickly past your opponents. You shift forward onto your foot to make your shot. That’s when you hear a pop. Turf toe involves a sprain of ligaments around the big toe joint, prohibiting up and down motions. This sprain is most common in athletes who play sports […]

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Stress Fractures

April 5, 2018

Chances are, you’ve heard of a stress fracture, and some of you may have even had one before. When the muscles become tired, typically after overuse, all of that stress that the muscles are experiencing can cause a tiny crack in the bone. Whether you’re an athlete or someone who has recently picked up running, […]

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ACL Injuries: Warning Signs and Treatment

March 8, 2018

Chances are, you’ve heard about ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries, or perhaps you know someone who has torn theirs. This particular knee injury is one of the most serious types of injuries that can occur during contact sports like football and basketball, or any activity that involves abrupt movements like stopping or pivoting. To make […]

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