January 27, 2013

The Stages Of Healing

There are 3 main stages of healing for acute injuries, regardless of where the trauma occurs. Many factors produce mechanical injuries or trauma in sports. Soft […]
December 14, 2012

Chronic Tendon Injuries

The biggest change I have noticed in the treatment of chronic tendon injuries over years is the understanding of the pathology involved. I am talking about rotator cuff […]
December 7, 2012

Sub-acromial Impingement: A Common Condition Explained

Many people experience shoulder pain and there are many different structures and injuries that can cause it.  The shoulder is an inherently unstable joint which is […]
September 28, 2012

Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease

Osgood Schlatter’s disease (OSD) is a very common problem in young athletes.  It is an apophysitis and is part of a group of conditions that involve […]
August 24, 2012

Running Injury Prevention – IT Band Problems

Stretching from the hip to just below the knee the Iliotibial band is a tract of fibrous tissue.  This soft tissue stabilizes the knee and works […]
July 9, 2012

Jumper’s Knee: What is That??

Patellar tendinosis, better known as jumper’s knee, is an overuse condition of the knee common in athletes that run and jump.  It is often seen in […]
March 22, 2012

5 Tips for Avoiding Tennis Elbow

Now that the weather is warming up and spring is nearly upon us, many Minnesotans will start playing tennis again.  One of the most common injuries […]
February 9, 2012

Can Texting Really Cause an Injury?

Can texting or video games really cause an injury?  The short answer is yes.  Texting has been shown to cause strains, sprains, and tendinitis.  In fact, […]
December 13, 2011

Low Range of Ankle Dorsiflexion Predisposes for Patellar Tendinopathy in Junior Elite Basketball Players

Abstract Background: Patellar tendinopathy (PT) is one of the most common reasons for sport-induced pain of the knee. Low ankle dorsiflexion range might predispose for PT because […]
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