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  • Patellar Tendonitis

    Patellar Tendonitis

    Patellar tendinitis is an injury to the tendon connecting your kneecap (patella) to your shinbone. The patellar tendon works with the muscles at the front of your thigh to extend your knee so that you can kick, run and jump. Patellar tendinitis, also known as jumper’s knee or runner’s knee, is most common in athletes

  • Baseball Injury Prevention

    Baseball Injury Prevention

    It is now officially baseball season! Today we will review ways to minimize the risk of overuse injuries that can come with a long baseball season. Overuse injuries — especially those related to the UCL and shoulder—are preventable. Some tips to keep you in the game throughout your life include: Warm up properly by stretching, running,

  • Benefits of Foam Rolling

    Benefits of Foam Rolling

    What is a Foam Roller? Foam rollers are exercise devices used for massage and fitness. While usually long and cylindrical, they come in many shapes, sizes and varying textures. When used for self-massage, they help soothe tight, sore areas, relieve tension, and speed up muscle recovery. Reasons to Foam Roll 1. Improve flexibility and increase

  • Signs you may have a Labrum Tear in your Shoulder

    Signs you may have a Labrum Tear in your Shoulder

    Anatomy Your shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint made up of three bones: your humerus, scapula, and clavicle.  The head of your upper arm bone fits into a rounded socket in your shoulder blade. This socket is called the glenoid. Surrounding the outside edge of the glenoid is a rim of strong, fibrous tissue called the

  • Tips to Prevent Neck Pain

    Tips to Prevent Neck Pain

    Neck pain is a very common injury in all populations. Neck pain can be caused by soft tissue injury or tightness or joint pathology.  Muscle strain and resulting muscle spasm is often caused by an underlying neck problem, such as spinal stenosis, arthritis, or disc degeneration and can be triggered from trauma but frequently occurs

  • ACL Injuries

    ACL Injuries

    One of the most common knee injuries is an anterior cruciate ligament sprain or tear. Athletes who participate in high demand sports like soccer, football, and basketball are more likely to injure their anterior cruciate ligaments(ACL).  If you have injured your ACL, you may require surgery to regain full function of your knee. This will

  • Ankle Sprains

    Ankle Sprains

    An ankle sprain occurs when the strong ligaments that support the ankle stretch beyond their limits and tear. Ankle sprains are common injuries that occur among people of all ages. They range from mild to severe, depending upon how much damage there is to the ligaments.  Ligaments are strong, fibrous tissues that connect bones to

  • Meniscal Tears

    Meniscal Tears

    Meniscal tears are among the most common knee injuries. Athletes, particularly those who play contact sports, are at risk for meniscal tears. However, anyone at any age can tear a meniscus. When people talk about torn cartilage in the knee, they are usually referring to a torn meniscus. Three bones meet to form your knee

  • What is Osgood- Schlatter Disease?

    What is Osgood- Schlatter Disease?

    Osgood-Schlatter disease (OS) is considered an overuse injury which causes pain in the front of the knee and often presents with a visible growth just below the kneecap. Rapid skeletal growth can predispose individuals to this condition, making adolescents (typically between ages 11 and 15) the most commonly affected population. Increased activity levels such as repetitive running and jumping

  • Frozen Shoulder

    Frozen Shoulder

    Frozen Shoulder, otherwise known as Adhesive Capsulitis, is characterized by stiffness, pain, and limited range of motion in the shoulder that develops gradually, gets worse, and then finally goes away. Pain from frozen shoulder is usually dull or aching, and typically gets worse during the movement of the joint. The pain is usually located over