Category: Sports Medicine

Tennis Elbow Causes and Symptoms

Tennis elbow is a painful condition that occurs when the tendons and muscles that attach to the bony area on the outside of the elbow become inflamed. Despite its name, it doesn’t only affect tennis players, although it is one of the most common injuries endured by those athletes......Read More

Prevent Summer Sports Injuries

Summer often offers dry, warm weather, and that means that people are more likely to get outside and be active. Unfortunately, a sudden increase in exercise (especially if you’ve taken the winter off), often leads to injuries. That’s why it’s so important to ease into any sort.....Read More

Why do my Hips Hurt After a Run?

Hip pain is a common complaint among runners, and that’s because the repetitive motion of running puts a lot of stress on the bones, muscles, and tissues in the hip area. That stress often results in injuries that get worse as the intensity and frequency of runs increase. Here are.....Read More

How to Avoid Trail Running Injuries

Not all types of running are created equal. Running on pavement is much different than running on a trail, and each surface offers its own unique set of obstacles and quirks. Trail running, for example, challenges the muscles of your lower legs much more than if you’re running on.....Read More

ACL Injury Prevention in Athletes

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) provides stability and support to the knee joint. It connects bone to bone and prevents the lower leg from sliding too far forward as well as preventing excessive motion in the knee. Unfortunately, ACL sprains or tears are one of the most common.....Read More

Common Causes of Foot Pain in Runners

The feet endure the brunt of the stress during a run, and that’s why foot injuries are some of the most common types of injuries in runners. Minor injuries like blisters or missing toenails are most common, but running can also result in more serious conditions that cause a great.....Read More

What May be Causing Your Knee Pain

The knee is the largest joint in the body and it’s responsible for allowing the leg to bend and straighten. That means that a lot of stress is put on the area on a daily basis and it’s not surprising that it’s one of the most frequently injured parts of the body. In fact, most.....Read More

Common Sports Injuries

Achilles Tendinitis The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body, connecting the calf muscle to the heel bone. Because that tendon transfers the force of the muscles in the calf to lift the heel, it’s easy for the tendon to become inflamed due to overuse, resulting in.....Read More