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High Ankle Sprains

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ankle_sprainThe University of Louisville’s Mens’ Basketball Team has announced that Chane Behanan will miss 7-10 days because of a high ankle sprain he suffered during practice.  I have written extensively about different types of ankles sprains in the past, but wanted to give a quick overview for those interested.

 

Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries seen in ...
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What to Expect at Your First Physical Therapy Appointment (Guest Post)

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(Note from Dr. Carter – Once again I asked one of our local physical therapists, George Herbig II, to share his insights, this time about what to expect at your first physical therapy appointment.)

You have scheduled your first appointment for physical therapy.  Below are some commonly asked questions about what to bring, what to wear, and what to expect.

What should you bring to your physical therapy appointment?

For your first appointment you should bring your insurance card, photo ID, your doctor’s ...

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Q&A about UofL’s Dieng and Bridgewater’s Wrist Injuries

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I have been bombarded since last night with questions from friends, co-workers, and twitter followers about Gorgui Dieng’s scaphoid fracture and Teddy Bridgewater’s wrist fracture.  Since I’m sure a lot of fans have the same questions, I thought I would address some of them here on my blog.  Again, let me provide the disclaimer that I have not seen X-rays ...

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What is a scaphoid fracture?

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University of Louisville star center Gorgui Dieng was diagnosed with a scaphoid fracture in his left wrist tonight.  He injured the wrist while breaking his fall after taking a charge in the Missouri game over the weekend.  Many people may be unfamiliar with this type of fracture so I wanted to share some information about it.

The scaphoid, also known as ...

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What will Roethlisberger’s injury mean for the Steelers?

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Pittsburg Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger sustained a sternoclavicular joint sprain on his throwing shoulder in their game Monday night against the Kansas City Chiefs.  He was driven to the ground by defenders and his right elbow hit the ground first, injuring his right shoulder.  Some of you may remember that this is the same injury that Brett Farve had that ...

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