Preventing sports-related injuries (and re-injury)
A lot of sports related injuries can be prevented by following a few guidelines. We provide a few quick tips on how to prevent sports related injury and re-injury.
Sports injury: See a doctor or tough it out?
If you play sports of any kind or you are an active person, it’s likely you may get injured at some point. But when can you treat your injury at home or when should you see a doctor?
Hamstring strains: Symptoms and treatment options
A hamstring strain or pulled hamstring is an injury to the muscles in the back of the thigh. Treatment is usually nonsurgical.
What is compartment syndrome?
Compartment syndrome is a painful condition that occurs when pressure within the muscles rise to dangerous levels.
Muscle strains: Symptoms and treatment options
A muscle strain, also referred to as a pulled muscle or muscle tear, refers to damage to a muscle or its attached tendons. Treatment is usually nonsurgical.
What to do for a pulled groin
A groin pull or groin strain is a common injury among athletes; however, treatment rarely requires surgery and an athlete can return to sport in two to four weeks.
How to recover from a combined knee ligament injury
Sometimes, an athlete will injure two or more ligaments at the same time, this is referred to as a combined or multi-knee ligament injury and can be very serious.
Collateral ligament injuries of the knee: Symptoms and treatment
A collateral ligament injury occurs when the MCL or LCL is injured. These ligaments are on the inside and outside of the knee.
Rotator cuff surgery allows grandfather to be active again
After rotator cuff surgery recovery, 65-year-old, Rick Jackson returns to basketball, baseball, wakeboarding and other activities with his grandchildren.
Active lifestyle requires ACL surgery
Caitlin chose knee surgery after she found out she had an ACL and MCL tear. Find out how she made it through ACL surgery recovery and returned to her active lifestyle.
Mother-daughter duo undergo ACL surgery
After experiencing knee pain, patients opt for surgery and ACL surgery recovery to maintain an active lifestyle and get back to doing what they love.
Weekend warrior undergoes ACL reconstruction
After Nick found out he had an ACL tear and damaged his meniscus he decided ACL reconstruction surgery would be his only option to return to his active life.
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