What is Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease? While the name may sound daunting, Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease isn’t life-threatening nor a life-long condition. The disease is caused by increased amounts of… Read More »Osgood-Schlatter Disease: The Os-good Bump That Goes Bad
What is an ACL? The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of several ligaments that are involved in stabilizing your knee. Ligaments are like thick pieces… Read More »Every Athlete’s Nightmare: An ACL Injury
What is an apophysis? During childhood and adolescence, the bones become longer and the muscles become larger. Tendons are the connection point between muscles and… Read More »Growth Plate Injuries (Apophysitis) in Young Athletes
Can a sport be too competitive for my kid? Overuse in pediatric sports medicine is a very valid concern both from the perspective of injury… Read More »Competitive spirits in youth sport…is there a limit?