• Rotator Cuff Injuries

    The rotator cuff is a group of 4 muscles and their respective tendons in the shoulder. These 4 muscles: the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis surround the shoulder joint, stabilizing it. Each muscle serves a unique purpose, allowing your arm to rotate and move in multiple directions.

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  • Torn ACL: What it means and what to do about it

    The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a structure that helps stabilize the knee joint. Specifically, this strip of connective tissue prevents anterior translation of the tibia relative to the femur. In other words, it keeps your shin bone from sliding forward away from your thigh bone.

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  • What do I do about my meniscus tear?

    Treatment options for meniscus tears depend on the person, the tear type, and the symptoms that may be related to the tear. Meniscus tears and healthy knees without arthritis may be accompanied by ligament injuries or may be isolated.

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  • March Madness: Avoiding Injury in Basketball

    As basketball tournament play heats up, it is extremely important to protect the athlete's health and the health of the team. The wear of the lengthy basketball season takes its toll on athletes and the fatigue places them at higher risk for injury. Late season performance is often dependent on year-round preparation and training. We will look at a few strategies to reduce injury risk.

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