According to Colorado Sports Medicine Doctor Peter J. Millett, youth sports injuries are on the rise and pushing your child in sports too young and too hard may cause injuries that last a lifetime.
In this MSF guest post, Dr. Lee Fitzgerald, a Dallas dental implants specialist, discusses the many reasons why wearing a sports mouthguard while participating in athletics helps prevent injuries and is certainly not overrated.
Plantar fasciitis, one of the most common causes of heel pain, can keep a player sidelined for weeks, as it has done with Carlos Quentin of the Chicago White Sox. In the latest edition of The Trainer’s Room, the doctors from the Mountain View Pain Center in Denver discuss the causes and symptoms of plantar fasciitis, as well as offer plantar fasciitis treatment advice and techniques.
One of the most speculative stories to emerge this week, during the always speculative week before the NFL Draft, is that former Ohio State running back Chris “Beanie” Wells may have a sesmoid bone injury that is making teams hesitant to draft him. Learn more about sesamoiditis and turf toe in the latest edition of The Trainer’s Room.
Sprained ankle treatment, rehab, and recovery time is the subject of the latest edition of The Trainer’s Room. The doctors from the Mountain View Pain Center check in with a discussion of ankle sprains, including the various grades & affected ligaments.
Herniated discs in the lumbar spine are a common sports injury, notably suffered by new Minnesota Twins 3B Joe Crede. The doctors from the Rocky Mountain Pain Center in Denver break down the symptoms, treatment, and rehab for herniated disc injuries and analyze Joe Crede’s history of herniated disc problems and his prognosis moving forward.