Sports Medicine

Moving towards a triplanar view of hamstring strain injuries
Moving towards a triplanar view of hamstring strain injuries

Moving towards a triplanar view of hamstring strain injuries

Broadening understanding beyond simply ‘sprint’ and ‘stretch’ type injuries may...

Review of Plantar Fibromas
Review of Plantar Fibromas

Review of Plantar Fibromas

A plantar fibroma is typically a painless mass within the plantar fascia. The post...

The influence of walking speed and effects of signal processing methods on the level of human gait regularity during treadmill walking
The influence of walking speed and effects of signal processing methods on the level of human gait regularity during treadmill walking

The influence of walking speed and effects of signal processing...

In recent years the use of sample entropy (SampEn) to evaluate the complexity of...

Return to Play Following Achilles Tendon Rupture
Return to Play Following Achilles Tendon Rupture

Return to Play Following Achilles Tendon Rupture

Achilles tendon ruptures are typically treated conservatively with a return to play...

Incidence of Lower Extremity Injuries in the NFL on Grass versus Turf
Incidence of Lower Extremity Injuries in the NFL on Grass versus Turf

Incidence of Lower Extremity Injuries in the NFL on Grass...

Football fans and medical providers have likely noticed increased debate regarding...

Special Tests for the Neck Exam
Special Tests for the Neck Exam

Special Tests for the Neck Exam

Sports medicine physicians and other members of the sports medicine team should...

Ozempic warning: Doctors urge caution for those using diabetes...

Doctors are being asked to prescribe the diabetes treatment Ozempic, for purposes...

Anti-Aging Habits: 4 Myths About Aging and the Truth Behind Them
Anti-Aging Habits: 4 Myths About Aging and the Truth Behind Them

Anti-Aging Habits: 4 Myths About Aging and the Truth Behind...

As we age, our bodies go through a lot of changes. We may not be able to do the...

Optimize Your Athletic Performance and Reduce Recovery Time with Therapeutic Massage
Optimize Your Athletic Performance and Reduce Recovery Time with Therapeutic Massage

Optimize Your Athletic Performance and Reduce Recovery...

If you are an athlete, you likely already understand the importance of maintaining...

Why is diaphragmatic breathing important?
Why is diaphragmatic breathing important?

Why is diaphragmatic breathing important?

The diaphragm, a large dome-shaped muscle at the base of the lungs, plays an important...

2022 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation...

2022 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular...

Reminder: Monitor A Patient’s Mental Wellbeing After a Concussion
Reminder: Monitor A Patient’s Mental Wellbeing After a Concussion

Reminder: Monitor A Patient’s Mental Wellbeing After a...

High school students who reported a sport- and recreation-related concussion in...

1… 2… 3… Prior Concussions Predict Persistent Postconcussion Symptoms in Youth
1… 2… 3… Prior Concussions Predict Persistent Postconcussion Symptoms in Youth

1… 2… 3… Prior Concussions Predict Persistent Postconcussion...

Athletes with three or more prior concussions were more likely to develop persistent...

A Proposed Conceptual Sport Nutrition Approach for Athlete Development and Assessment: The Athlete Nutrition Development Approach
A Proposed Conceptual Sport Nutrition Approach for Athlete Development and Assessment: The Athlete Nutrition Development Approach

A Proposed Conceptual Sport Nutrition Approach for Athlete...

Appropriate dietary intake can improve athletes’ health and sport performance and...

Effects of Acute Resistance Exercise on Executive Function: A Systematic Review of the Moderating Role of Intensity and Executive Function Domain
Effects of Acute Resistance Exercise on Executive Function: A Systematic Review of the Moderating Role of Intensity and Executive Function Domain

Effects of Acute Resistance Exercise on Executive Function:...

Research has demonstrated that there is a beneficial effect of acute exercise on...

Pacing Behaviour Development and Acquisition: A Systematic Review
Pacing Behaviour Development and Acquisition: A Systematic Review

Pacing Behaviour Development and Acquisition: A Systematic...

The goal-directed decision-making process of effort distribution (i.e. pacing) allows...

Knee aspiration: When should you do it?

Fluid on the knee, also called a knee effusion or water on the knee, can be a painful...

Do cortisone shots cause weight gain?

We use cortisone for many diseases, such as allergies, autoimmune disorders, skin...

Knee tendon injury: how to manage

The knee is complex consisting of a hinge joint surrounded by tendons at the front,...

Arthritis Causes and Treatment Options in Charleston, SC
Arthritis Causes and Treatment Options in Charleston, SC

Arthritis Causes and Treatment Options in Charleston, SC

Arthritis of any kind is a condition that can result in a decreased quality of life....

Legs of sprinters: Highly muscular, still maneuverable
Legs of sprinters: Highly muscular, still maneuverable

Legs of sprinters: Highly muscular, still maneuverable

Sprinting is a motor task for humans using maximum physical features and demands...

Quarter of former Olympians suffer from osteoarthritis
Quarter of former Olympians suffer from osteoarthritis

Quarter of former Olympians suffer from osteoarthritis

Competing at elite level in sport is linked with an increased risk of developing...

From South Korea to  Finland, Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH, FAOA, FAAOS Is Always On The Move
From South Korea to  Finland, Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH, FAOA, FAAOS Is Always On The Move

From South Korea to Finland, Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH,...

New York City, NY and Greenwich, CT November 21, 2022 Our last update had Kevin...

Best Exercises for Lower Back Pain Flare-Ups
Best Exercises for Lower Back Pain Flare-Ups

Best Exercises for Lower Back Pain Flare-Ups

Lower back pain is very common, especially in sports or desk jobs. Find out ways...

Possible Ways to Fall Into Back Pain
Possible Ways to Fall Into Back Pain

Possible Ways to Fall Into Back Pain

Back injuries, muscle strains, injuries from repetitive motion, accidents, and tendonitis...

How Retraining Your Brain Could Help With Lower Back Pain
How Retraining Your Brain Could Help With Lower Back Pain

How Retraining Your Brain Could Help With Lower Back Pain

New research suggests the solution for the world’s leading cause of disability may...

Why Sports Medicine Is Important for Athletes
Why Sports Medicine Is Important for Athletes

Why Sports Medicine Is Important for Athletes

When you are maintaining an active lifestyle, it’s essential to be proactive about...

Stereotactic MRI-guided adaptive radiation therapy shows promise for treating pancreatic cancer
Stereotactic MRI-guided adaptive radiation therapy shows promise for treating pancreatic cancer

Stereotactic MRI-guided adaptive radiation therapy shows...

Findings from a recent prospective study show promising safety and patient outcomes...

Study examines whether cortisone-like medicine can reduce pain after total knee arthroplasty
Study examines whether cortisone-like medicine can reduce pain after total knee arthroplasty

Study examines whether cortisone-like medicine can reduce...

Results from a study by Henry Ford Health orthopedic researchers is the latest of...

What Helps an ACL Heal Faster?
What Helps an ACL Heal Faster?

What Helps an ACL Heal Faster?

What Helps an ACL Heal Faster? An ACL injury is a common knee injury that involves...

Dynamic Knee Valgus and Pelvic Pronation with Steve Dischiavi
Dynamic Knee Valgus and Pelvic Pronation with Steve Dischiavi

Dynamic Knee Valgus and Pelvic Pronation with Steve Dischiavi

Knee valgus without tension may be disadvantageous, but what if we could control...

Getting Back to Overhead Exercises in the Gym
Getting Back to Overhead Exercises in the Gym

Getting Back to Overhead Exercises in the Gym

Here are some things to consider when helping people return back to the gym and...

Do former football players age faster?
Do former football players age faster?

Do former football players age faster?

Former professional football players—particularly linemen—are more likely than nonplayers...

One-minute bursts of activity during daily tasks could prolong your life, says study
One-minute bursts of activity during daily tasks could prolong your life, says study

One-minute bursts of activity during daily tasks could...

In good news for those who don't like playing sport or going to the gym, new research...

New study reveals gender bias in sport research. It's yet another hurdle to progress in women's sport
New study reveals gender bias in sport research. It's yet another hurdle to progress in women's sport

New study reveals gender bias in sport research. It's yet...

Throughout history, sports have been guilty of prioritizing certain groups at the...

A Study on Concussions: Meet Harriet Owen, Professional Cyclist
A Study on Concussions: Meet Harriet Owen, Professional Cyclist

A Study on Concussions: Meet Harriet Owen, Professional...

You get rear-ended on your way home from work, a stray foul ball hits you when your...

When to Phase Out Sports Gear for Safety Reasons
When to Phase Out Sports Gear for Safety Reasons

When to Phase Out Sports Gear for Safety Reasons

When it comes to sports, especially athletes who are serious about their performance...

Now is the Time to Use Your Health Insurance Benefits Before the Year is Up
Now is the Time to Use Your Health Insurance Benefits Before the Year is Up

Now is the Time to Use Your Health Insurance Benefits Before...

As the end of the year is rapidly approaching, it is important to review your health...

3 Common Foot and Ankle Sports Injuries (And How to Avoid Them) 
3 Common Foot and Ankle Sports Injuries (And How to Avoid Them) 

3 Common Foot and Ankle Sports Injuries (And How to Avoid...

Foot and ankle injuries are prevalent in sports, especially those that involve a...

Introducing Heidi Blaski, DNP, FNP-C
Introducing Heidi Blaski, DNP, FNP-C

Introducing Heidi Blaski, DNP, FNP-C

Hampton Roads Orthopaedics Spine and Sports Medicine is proud to introduce Heidi...

Happy Holidays from HROSM!
Happy Holidays from HROSM!

Happy Holidays from HROSM!

The post Happy Holidays from HROSM! appeared first on Hampton Roads Orthopaedics...

The Causes and Presentation of Heart Disease… A Case Study
The Causes and Presentation of Heart Disease… A Case Study

The Causes and Presentation of Heart Disease… A Case Study

Grant Wahl was a well-respected and well-known soccer analyst and journalist. He...

4 Things Runners Shouldn’t Do
4 Things Runners Shouldn’t Do

4 Things Runners Shouldn’t Do

As a runner, it’s essential to take care of your body and avoid habits that can...

10 Foods to Increase Muscle Strength
10 Foods to Increase Muscle Strength

10 Foods to Increase Muscle Strength

Improving one’s fitness doesn’t stop at the gym if you’re trying to increase your...

Debunking 4 Fitness Myths
Debunking 4 Fitness Myths

Debunking 4 Fitness Myths

In the New Year, I, along with many others, partake in the tradition of resolutions;...

What is Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)?
What is Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)?

What is Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)?

By Garrett Lachvayder, PTA at Foothills South Chandler IASTM is the newest soft...

Did I Tear My MCL?
Did I Tear My MCL?

Did I Tear My MCL?

If you've recently sustained a knee injury and are experiencing pain on the inner...

Acupuncture for Sports Injuries
Acupuncture for Sports Injuries

Acupuncture for Sports Injuries

Whether you are a professional, college, or high school athlete (or maybe just a...

Acupuncture for Chronic Back Pain
Acupuncture for Chronic Back Pain

Acupuncture for Chronic Back Pain

A Harris Poll released earlier this year found that approximately three out of ten...

334. Two simple ways women can decrease their risk of hip fracture
334. Two simple ways women can decrease their risk of hip fracture

334. Two simple ways women can decrease their risk of hip...

Hip fractures can be devastating injuries to older adults, often impairing their...

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