Archive for 'Ankle Injuries'

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 sports, and also one of the most common ...
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Physician, Heal Thyself: Treating My Own Ankle Sprain

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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 ...

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High Ankle Sprains

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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 ...

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Treating Your Ankle Sprain

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sprained ankleNo 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 ...

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What is Sports Medicine?

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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 ...

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