Knee Injury Prevention With Physical Therapy

Preventing Knee Injuries

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 Surgery

Choosing a Surgeon for Your ACL Care

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.


Staying Healthy for Fall Sports

With school now back is session, many fall sports have already commenced. At this time, football players are already practicing in pads and have had their first scrimmages, and volleyball players have now participated in multiple games and tournaments. This is not even to mention collegiate soccer practices and club games. This time of year brings with [...]
Stem Cell Research

What do you know about PRP (Patelet-Rich Plasma) and Stem Cell Therapy?

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.

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