Sports Medicine

For the Love of Feet

Woman Ties Shoes Outside By Bridge

In a recent article from Runner’s World, Dr. Perler was quoted on the importance of foot health. “The foot is an amazingly complex structure from both a mechanical and architectural viewpoint,” says Adam D. Perler, D.P.M., our podiatrist at Alexander Orthopaedic. “Over a lifetime, the average person circumnavigates the Earth’s circumference more than five times,”…

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Most Common Football Injuries

most common football injuries

It’s almost fall, which means it’s almost time for football season! Unfortunately, with football season, comes the most common football injuries. Whether playing competitively or mostly in your backyard––sprains, tears, bruising and breaks are risks that come with the love of the game. We’ve prepared you with a list of the most common football injuries…

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5 Common Pediatric Sports Medicine Injuries

kids sports injury baseball

Kids today play harder than ever when they’re on the field or court. Even recreational teams get competitive with kids giving as much as they can so their team can win. Unfortunately, some kids give too much. They overextend themselves, fall, or crash into another player. Below are a few of the most common pediatric…

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What Is Runner’s Knee?

Marathon runner in mid stride

Runner’s knee, also known as Patellofemoral pain syndrome, is when you experience pain in your knee, typically around your kneecap. Runner’s knee is more common in people who are actively involved in sports that involve running and jumping. Knee pain increases when you run, walk up or down stairs, sit for long periods of time…

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