As many of you know, this spring I trained for the Louisville Triple Crown and the KDF Mini-Marathon. I was very pleased with how my training went, and also with the race results. However, I did get a bit burned out from all the training and I noticed that I started to develop some overuse pains that I wasn’t used to having. So, I have taken some ...Continue Reading →
For the last two weeks, a large portion of the Super Bowl media coverage has focused on Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski’s ankle injury. He sustained a high ankle sprain in the AFC championship game two weeks ago, and there has been much speculation on whether he will be healed enough to play in the big game. If you follow sports at all, I’m sure you’ve heard of a ...Continue Reading →
No matter what your favorite sport or activity – basketball, tennis, lacrosse, hiking, volleyball, soccer, or Ultimate – there is a good chance at some point you will sustain an ankle sprain. This can even happen by rolling your ankle when wearing heels, or stepping wrong off of a curb. This is one of the most common athletic injuries, so I wanted to take some time to talk about ...Continue Reading →
Sometimes patients see that I am listed as a sports medicine surgeon and they ask, “Does that mean you only treat athletes?” While treating athletes of all levels is definitely a part of my practice, the majority of my patients do not actively participate in competitive sports.
In broad terms, a sports medicine specialist is someone with specialized education and training that focuses on the medical and therapeutic aspects ...Continue Reading →