Hip and groin injuries in the athlete

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Hip and groin pain affecting athletes has received a lot of attention in the media the past few years. Pick your favorite professional sport... Read more

Knowing the science, while practicing the art-of medicine

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There is a saying taught in medical school to all medical students—usually around the second year—that a key part of becoming a... Read more

"My knee hurts when I run!"

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Musculoskeletal complaints account for about 20-30 percent of all primary care office visits. Having pain or dysfunction in the front part... Read more

Treating patella tendonitis or "jumper's knee"

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Winter season is upon us, recreational and competitive athletes alike. For some of us that means the long anticipated basketball season is... Read more

Depression in athletes: Is it being ignored?

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If 100 US adults are followed over their entire lifetime, 16 will have at least one episode of clinical depression (the lifetime prevalence... Read more

Sports Specialization: What is the right age?

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In sports medicine circles, sports specialization is generally considered to be defined as intense year-round training in a single sport, with... Read more

Achilles tears: rupture, recovery and rehabilitation

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I am watching the NBA Western Conference playoffs as I write this blog post. Many people saw these playoffs irrevocably altered when Kobe Bryant... Read more

New statement on Concussion in Sports

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You don’t have to be a healthcare provider who cares for athletes with concussions, however, to know that the topic of concussions has... Read more