Posts Tagged 'sports medicine'

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 ...

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KDF Mini-Marathon Training: My Progress

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In my last post mentioned that I was planning to train for the Kentucky Derby Festival mini-Marathon being held April 28.  I decided to share periodic updates on my training in order to discuss the ups and downs I experience along the way.  I hope other runners will find this beneficial, and I encourage you to ask questions and make suggestions either by commenting or through the contact form at the bottom of the page.

Since I used to be an ...

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Browns Mishandled Colt McCoy’s Concussion

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I know I’ve written about concussions a lot recently, but there is so much in the news lately about them that the topic is on my mind a lot.  Just this week, in the Thursday night NFL game, Cleveland Browns QB Colt McCoy took a viscous shot to the head by Pittsburg Steelers LB James Harrison.  Anyone watching the game ...

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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 Osgood-Schlatter Disease?

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I see a large number of adolescent athletes in my office that play a wide variety of sports, and many of these athletes come in with knee pain.  Most of these patients have conditions that can be treated without surgery, and I can help them get back to their sports fairly quickly.  Perhaps one of the most common causes of knee pain that I see in this adolescent age group that most people don’t know a lot about is Osgood-Schlatter ...

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