How Acton-Boxborough Coach Helps Players Recover from ACL Tears
This article about an assistant soccer coach at Acton-Boxborough High School in Massachusetts caught my attention because this is where I grew up.
Returning to Climbing After an ACL Tear
For the climbers out there, I found an article in climbing.com. As an orthopaedic surgeon in New York City, I don’t see a lot of climbing injuries. That said, I have seen some pretty bad ligament injuries over the years, including several ACL injuries sustained from a fall, typically when bouldering or falling on a climbing wall. The advice in this article is […]
Physio profiles 13 elite athletes to explore the physical and mental toll of ACL injuries
An Australian physiotherapist who treats sports injuries interviewed 13 elite athletes after their ACL injury and surgery to explore recovering from ACL injury.
ACL Tears – Preferred and New Surgical Technique
ACL tears are an incredibly common injury. This video introduces new techniques we can use that show very promising results:
11 Shoulder Stretches To Give The Important Joint Some TLC
This article in Women’s Health Mag outlines 11 shoulder stretches you can do to help ward off pain and tightness in the shoulder joint.
Predicting the Super Bowl Based on Injury Score?
If it was easy to predict a Super Bowl win based on the injury score of a team, doctors would be betting on the game outcome and winning.
Saliva and Concussions
Concussions seem to be the “hot” injury right now. Kids are missing more school because of concussions than any other injury and the diagnosis and treatment continues to be controversial. The scale of these are very broad as well. Sometimes there is minimal trauma and the athlete has symptoms for weeks, but other times the […]
Why Playing a Sport Should Be Your Lifetime Routine
This Time magazine article discusses a study in the British Medical Journal saying “people who play a sport are more likely to stay healthy and fit as they age”. We know that our activity level tends to decrease over the years and sports keep people engaged. My question is, which sports are best and which […]