Posts Tagged 'sports medicine'

Why are Children’s Sports Injuries on the Rise?

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Several recent studies, including this one from Philadelphia, have shown a significant rise in children’s sporting injuries over the past 10-15 years.  A large percentage of these are knee injuries such as ACL or meniscus tears, which can have ramifications on knee health as an adult if not treated adequately during childhood.  Throwing injuries of the shoulder and elbow, such ...

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Why I’m Serious About Concussions

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Today I read an article in the New York Times about a high school football player who died suddenly in what appears to be a concussion-related injury.  These stories always give me a terrible feeling in the pit of my stomach.  Every Friday night during football season I am on the sidelines of a high school football game, and these ...

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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 ...

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