New Year’s Resolutions

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New Year, New Me! This is a phrase I’ve been seeing a lot lately. There’s something about the new year that makes us all want to be better people. Some of the most popular New Year’s Resolutions are to get in shape or lose weight. These resolutions, along with the majority of others, fail by February. Various studies have shown …

Christmas Health & Wellness

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Who would think that Christmas is a time we have to worry about getting hurt? Over the years we have actually seen many patients with injuries such as the following: Lacerated hand from opening presents Torn shoulder rotator cuff from taking turkey out of the oven Thumb and finger joint pain from trying to open difficult packaging Below is a …

ACL Injuries: Causes and Early Detection

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Knee injuries, particularly ACL injuries, have been on the rise in youth sports in the last two decades.  ACL injuries in female athletes is at almost epidemic levels. Approximately 70% or more of athletic ACL injuries that occur in the United States are considered non-contact. This means they occur during a play in sport without any physical contact from another …