Sports Medicine

The Role of Physical Therapy in Sports Medicine

A physical therapist teaching sports medicine to an athlete

While many people come to sports medicine and physical therapy (PT) via injury, you can actually gain a lot of benefits from sports physical therapy to keep you strong and prevent future injuries, whether on the field, in the workplace, or playing with the kids in the backyard. Sports physical therapy isn’t just for athletes,…

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Common Knee Injuries in Sports

Father comforting his son with a knee injury from basketball

The knee joint is the largest joint in your body. It connects the femur (thigh bone) and tibia (shinbone) and allows you to walk, run, keep your balance, and much more. Obviously, the knee is an incredibly important joint in our bodies, and healthy function of the knee is integral to almost all sports. However,…

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What Are the Long-Term Effects of a Crush Injury on the Foot?

Doctor using a model of a foot to discuss the long-term effects of a foot crush injury

Foot crush injuries can vary in severity but can often lead to long term debilitation and decreased quality of life. People that have suffered crush injuries of the foot often complain of stiffness, soreness, or inability to perform activities after an extended period of time. These injuries can also cause “dysesthesias” or abnormal sensations which…

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What Is a Fallen Arch and How Is It Treated?

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Flat feet, or pes planus, can be a painful condition found in children whose arches don’t develop or in adults who have suffered from an injury. Fallen arches occur when the entire sole of the foot touches the floor when standing. Though some people may have the appearance of flat feet with no symptoms, others…

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Regenerative Orthopedics and Sports Medicine: A Natural Fit


Regenerative Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Dealing with the consequences of Injuries, aging, and everyday wear and tear is an inevitable part of life for athletes and active individuals. Fortunately sports medicine helps people recover from conditions that affect their mobility and range of movement. This blog focuses on a new type of sports medicine that…

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Common Hip Injuries in Sports

hip injuries in sports

The hip joint is a remarkable and intricate structure that plays a pivotal role in our body’s mobility and stability. The junction of the thigh bone (femur) and the pelvis, the hip joint enables a wide range of movements, from walking and running to sitting and bending. However, like any complex joint, the hip is…

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Preparing for a Return to Play

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Returning to Play After a sports injury, it’s common for people – particularly young athletes – to want to return to play as fast as they can. But it’s important to make sure that the body has a chance to rest and fully recover after an injury, particularly a torn ACL, a break or severe…

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Jammed vs. Broken Finger: How Can I Tell?

A jammed finger is an incredibly common injury, especially if you play sports. While jammed fingers may be common, they can also be extremely painful and may require medical attention. Below, you can learn how to tell if you have a jammed finger or if the injury might be more severe. X-rays are essential in…

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Pediatric Sports Injuries: A Guide to Care

pediatric sports medicine

In 2020, 54% of children aged 6-17 participated in sports activities. With such high participation rates, perhaps it’s no surprise that each year over 3.5 million children under the age of 14 receive medical treatment for athletic injuries. Pediatric sports medicine addresses the unique medical and developmental issues that need to be considered when children…

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How to Avoid These 8 Common Sports Injuries

two basketball players on a court

While exercising is a healthy activity, you can hurt yourself when exercising or engaging in sports. Various preventable factors contribute to multiple sports injuries. Injuries limit you from engaging in sporting activities; thus, preventing them is crucial. This article highlights various sports injuries and some preventive measures to avoid them. The 8 most common sports…

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