Implementation guidelines for U.S. Soccer’s Player Safety Campaign Concussion initiatives & heading for youth players

Implementation guidelines for U.S. Soccer’s Player Safety Campaign Concussion initiatives & heading for youth players     CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 14, 2016) – US Club Soccer is clarifying the following implementation guidelines for U.S. Soccer’s Recognize to Recover Player Safety Campaign, specifically as it relates to concussion initiatives and […]

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KING 5 TV spot last week was great fun! Enjoy and call me!

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A “cool” article on MEAT , RICE and Ice

EDITOR’s NOTE: The longstanding traditional treatment of injuries has come under scrutiny over the last several years. Gone are the prolonged Rest periods , packing the injured extremity in ice and taking Ibuprofen by the fistful. New data supports very early utilization of ice followed by early joint […]

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do you suffer from “Shneck” pain??

      An aching shoulder may not signal a shoulder problem. And a sore neck may not indicate a neck problem. “People may come in with shoulder pain when they really have a neck problem,” says Eric Ricchetti, MD, a shoulder specialist in Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Conversely, neck […]

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New Horizons in Joint Replacements

Evergreen doctor finds success with 3D printed prosthesis | Technology could be used for hips, shoulders next By ALLISON DEANGELIS Bellevue Reporter Reporter July 16, 2015 · Updated 5:24 PM 0 Comments Three months after his second knee surgery, Ralph Dreitzler was back in the saddle again. […]

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The use of ultrasound..the word is still not out whether the benefit outweighs the cost

The Role of Ultrasound-Guided Injections in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine: Upper Extremity Yashika Patel, MD; Anthony J. Scillia, MD; Anthony Festa, MD; Vincent K. McInerney, MD; Stuart Hirsch, MD The use of ultrasound to evaluate musculoskeletal structures was first reported in 1958. Since then, its use has grown […]

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Impingement syndrome..Interesting new findings in treatment..from AAOS

NSAIDs may be better than steroids for SIS By Peter Pollack NSAIDs result in greater improvements in motion, pain Pressure on the rotator cuff from the shoulder blade as the arm is lifted often results in subacromial impingement syndrome (SIS), a common shoulder injury among overhead athletes. […]

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The Mature Athlete: General Problems with age

As a graying ex-athlete with a bum knee and shoulder I have insight into the problems the “mature” athlete faces. No longer can we bounce back as quickly form our weekend activities. Our bodies and our egos get bruised more easily. Associated problems include a generalized loss of […]

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Preventing Overuse Injuries in Youth Athletes

FROM THE NATIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINERS’ ASSOCIATION Preventing Overuse Injuries in Youth Athletes Position statement urges participation limits, delayed sports specialization; says half are preventable By BROOKE DE LENCH conditioning early specialization Health & Safety Muscles, Joints, Ligaments & Bones Overuse Injuries Parenting Elite Athletes PPE pre-participation physical evaluations […]

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Preventing Pitching Injuries in Youth Baseball

Printer-friendly version   Preventing Pitching Injuries in Youth Baseball A dozen ways to reduce overuse and other arm injuries By LINDSEY BARTON STRAUS, JD Baseball breaking pitches curve balls elbow pain overuse injuries pitch counts pitch limits radar guns Safety-General Safety-Pitchers Safety-Preventing Arm Injuries showcases Sports Tommy John […]

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