Knee and lower leg injuries are among the most common injuries seen in alpine skiing. The nature of these injuries has changed over time as equipment has evolved. In the past, tibia (leg) fractures were much more common. With the introduction of modern binding systems, we have seen the incidence of tibia fractures decrease, but […]

“Oh, my aching back!” Whenever I hear someone say that, I want to ask them, “What are you doing about it?” Back pain, like any musculoskeletal injury, should not be ignored. There are three basic types of back pain: Acute – pain lasting less than three months. This pain is often related to a specific […]

Got knee pain? You are not alone. Nearly 50 million Americans experience knee pain. Knees are the most commonly injured joints in the body due to everyday wear and tear and even more pressure for those who are more active, like runners. Fortunately, we have the power to protect our knees. Evidence shows that exercising the […]

I recently wrote on this blog about how one goes about assessing for osteoporosis. In this article, I will review the recommended treatment for osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a common disease of older individuals. It can be diagnosed by measuring one’s bone density, or from a history of a previous fracture occurring with low trauma. Osteoporosis […]

Calling all athletes! JOIN US TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27th from 3:30 – 6:30 pm for Winter Sports Night at the Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Center. Take advantage of learning from our many providers. Meet with orthopedic providers, physical therapists, and our athletic trainer who will focus on what YOU need to do to address tight or weak […]

Calling all athletes! JOIN US TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27th from 3:30 – 6:30 pm for Winter Sports Night at the Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Center. Take advantage of learning from our many providers. Meet with orthopedic providers, physical therapists, and our athletic trainer who will focus on what YOU need to do to address tight or weak […]

Calling all athletes! JOIN US TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27th from 3:30 – 6:30 pm for Winter Sports Night at the Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Center. Take advantage of learning from our many providers. Meet with orthopedic providers, physical therapists, and our athletic trainer who will focus on what YOU need to do to address tight or weak […]

Like a fine wine, we’d all like to think we are getting better with age. The good news is that with a little bit of effort and exercise, you can prevent many of the pitfalls associated with aging – including falls! There is plenty of evidence to show that exercise helps people at any age. […]

The answer is YES! A supervised strength training program is a safe and effective way for children to increase strength and performance. Many health care and fitness groups like the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Sports Medicine, the American Orthopedics Society of Sports Medicine, and National Strength and Conditioning Association all support the […]