Head Trauma in Sports

Head Trauma in Sports

Head trauma in sports is fairly common. Approximately 2 million head injuries occur every year in US sports and out of those 300,000 are concussions. American football, ice hockey, boxing, soccer, wrestling, and cheerleading are the sports with the highest incidence...
Should young athletes lift weights?

Should young athletes lift weights?

With the evolution of fitness more and more children and teenagers are engaging in some sort of weight lifting activities. The old days of calisthenics during gym classes are long gone. With high school sports becoming ever more competitive coaches have their student...
How to prevent ACL injuries

How to prevent ACL injuries

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is a very strong ligament in the middle of our knee that prevents our tibia from moving forward relative to the femur. It also provides rotational stability of the knee. The ACL also shares a connection with the medial meniscus and...
Common Throwing Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Common Throwing Injuries and How to Prevent Them

The end of March and the beginning of April usually means one thing; the beginning of Major League Baseball. This also means that High School teams are starting their season as well and in a few more weeks Little League will begin their training as well. So, lets dive...