What is Weightlifter’s Shoulder? Weightlifter’s shoulder is a painful overuse injury that involves microtrauma and tiny fractures along the clavicle (collar bone), slowly leading to a… Read More »Acromioclavicular Joint Osteolysis (Weightlifter’s Shoulder)
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 heat illness? Heat illness is a spectrum of conditions which all result from physical activity in the heat. The temperature at which at athlete… Read More »Sports in the Summer Heat: A guide to preventing heat illness
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
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?