With the baseball season in “full swing”, doctors and physical therapist see an alarming increase in the number of elbow injuries in adolescent baseball players. With an increasing number of children participating in Little League baseball, so is the epidemic of overuse elbow injuries.
Read More About the Author at the Bottom of the Page: Tyler Sauder, student DPT
It feels like every fall, as the weather begins to change and the sun disappears earlier and earlier, everyone starts counting down the days to that big west coast ski trip they’ve planned with their family and friends.
The knee is a complex joint made up of bone, ligaments, cartilage and tendons, and whether due to sports activities or simply the natural aging process, our knees can be particularly susceptible to injury. At Austin Sports Medicine, our physicians and physical therapists treat knee conditions every day and would like to offer up a few basic considerations for preventing that type of injury.
ACL tears are increasing at an alarming rate happening to approximately 400,000 people in the US every year. Most people require an ACL reconstruction or surgical intervention to restore stability and minimize the risk of further damage to the meniscus or the other ligaments in the knee. There are nonsurgical solutions depending on the person’s lifestyle and activity level.
With all the recent marketing campaigns promising a quick fix for orthopedic conditions, we have to ask: Do they really work?
In order to provide our patients with the best path to healing their orthopedic diagnosis, Austin Sports Medicine prides themselves in keeping up-to-date on the latest technology, treatments, and techniques that the medical science industry has to offer.