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Spine Injuries in Sports

Mar 15, 2019

While you may love the game, you should know the dangers behind the sport you play when it comes to protecting your spine. In a 2008 study investigating spinal injuries in sports, Boden & Jarvis found that sports account for over eight percent of new spinal cord problems each year. This number could be reduced… Read More



Spine Conditions: Scoliosis

Mar 6, 2019

Scoliosis is a spinal condition that causes the spine to curve sideways, forming a C or S shape and leading to back pain or impaired movements. Severe cases of scoliosis may limit normal functionality and even affect breathing. However, most cases of scoliosis are minor in nature. Conditions range from mild to severe and should… Read More


Ankle Arthritis

Ankle Arthritis and Ankle Replacement

Feb 15, 2019

Dr. A. Brian Thomson Ankle arthritis is a degenerative joint process involving the ankle joint that leads to stiffness and pain with exercise and activities of daily life. It can be caused by prior trauma or injury, leg deformity, chronic instability, and inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis or gout. Arthritis affects millions of US… Read More



3 Signs You Need a Joint Replacement

Feb 11, 2019

Warning signs that you need a joint replacement aren’t exactly clear-cut. Unlike a break or muscle tear, conditions that lead to a joint replacement often involve a gradual lifestyle change where the cartilage in your joints break down. It could be years before you really start to feel the impact of your condition. It may… Read More



Joint Replacement: Returning to Sport

Jan 18, 2019

After a joint replacement, you may want to return to the activities you love right away. However, your new joint may not be ready to handle that level of stress quite yet. Here’s what you can expect from your return to sport following a joint replacement: Post-Operation Both hip replacements and knee replacements typically call… Read More


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What Is a Joint Replacement?

Dec 4, 2018

Lingering joint pain is a frustrating experience felt by millions of Americans. It is a debilitating condition that limits your everyday activities and often requires seeking out treatment. If you are undergoing pain that limits your quality of life, it may be time to consider arthroplasty, also known as a joint replacement. Joint replacement is… Read More



How to Come Back Strong From a Golf Injury

Oct 26, 2018

The first fear that runs through an athlete’s mind following an injury is the length of the recovery period. In golf, injuries like back pain, knee injuries, and tendinitis can force athletes off the green for an extended time. Your best option is to ensure you are getting the best treatment so you can come… Read More



3 Tips to Decrease Your Risk of Golf Injury

Sep 13, 2018

Golf is a sport of repeated motions that can lead to injury if you aren’t prepared. Injuries like back pain, knee pain, and tendinitis are common and cause for missing time on the green. Fortunately, you are able to mitigate the risk of enduring these injuries by preparing on and off the course. Here are… Read More



Fundamentals of a Safe Golf Swing

Sep 7, 2018

To become a better golfer, you’ll need a more developed golf swing. It may seem obvious, but many people try to just hit the ball as far as they can without learning the fundamentals. A swing is a complex series of movements that if performed incorrectly can lead to poor results, or worse – injury!… Read More



3 Injuries Golfers Struggle With

Aug 30, 2018

On a beautiful day, there’s no better way to spend your afternoon than by playing a round of golf. For centuries, this prestigious game has held competitions all over the world, crowning some of the greatest athletes in the history of sport. Unfortunately, as with all sports, golfers have been subject to numerous injuries over… Read More


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