More than 800,000 people experience a lower extremity injury — injuries to the entire leg, foot, ankle, knee, or hip – every year in the United States. That’s troubling because these injuries are often disabling and costly. It is estimated that the cost of providing care for such injuries is nearly $567 million annually. For […]

Vermont winters can be long… so we may as well embrace the sports of the season and play! For some, winter is spent skiing and snowshoeing out in the woods. Others enjoy hockey or skating at the rink, or perhaps ice fishing at the local pond. Being prepared will make your time outside more comfortable […]

Click here to register for our Winter Sports Night happening on November 13, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. It is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by Safe Kids VT. Understanding the relevant anatomy is the key for successful treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal injuries. This blog is intended […]

Click here to register for our Winter Sports Night happening on November 13, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. It is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by Safe Kids VT. Which athletes are at greatest risk for tearing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)? Athletes who play basketball, football, rugby, […]

Click here to register for our Winter Sports Night happening on November 13, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. It is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by Safe Kids VT. (NOTE: This event has already happened). It is around this time of year that many Vermonters start checking the […]

On Tuesday, September 2, 2014, from 6:00-7:30pm, David Halsey, MD, orthopedic surgeon, will present a free Community Medical School lecture titled “Too Hip to Hop: Understanding Knee and Hip Replacement.” Register to attend his lecture by clicking here. The following is a preview of the topics he will cover in his lecture. More than 700,000 […]

Running is an ever-popular exercise activity. A day does not go by that I don’t see a person running on the side of the road or sidewalk. It requires minimal equipment and doesn’t demand a lot of time out of your busy day. People of all ages participate for general fitness or to train for […]

This is part of a series of guest blog posts about the health benefits of cycling. Guest contributor Bobby Bailey, Director Sportif of The Dealer.com Cycling Team and Head Coach at 1K2GO SPORTS, will provide advice, tips, and more in this regular series. For beginners and lifelong cyclists alike! My journey back to elite-level cycling […]

Event alert: The physical therapists, athletic trainers, and sports medicine physicians at the University of Vermont Medical Center’s Orthopedic Specialty Center on Tilley Drive will host a FREE Youth Sports Night on Thursday, June 5th from 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. If your middle or high school athlete is interested in taking part in the Youth Sports Night, please […]