Sports Doc Archive: August, 2013

Should high school players expect 'pro-level' treatment?

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With the start of high school soccer, we can all think back to our athletic days: sitting in a cramped locker room waiting to get our ankles... Read more

When exercise becomes a pain in the butt

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A pain in the butt. Sometimes that is how the infamous athletic injury begins — just a pain in the butt. Many times I see runners, cyclists... Read more

Helmets, mouthguards: Is there 'concussion-proof' equipment for fall sports?

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As fall sports begin in earnest this weekend, I am often asked if head protection can prevent a concussion while engaged in play. Since most... Read more

Shoulder injuries: Don't wait til it's too late!

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Shoulders take a lot of abuse in our daily lives. We lift and carry heavy objects, reach in awkward ways, hang bags from them, throw things... Read more

Goal-Oriented: 10 ways to get better results from training

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When it comes to your training you should always be looking to finds ways to improve. Many of us who train have a tendency to get stuck in... Read more

Do-it-yourself remedies for foot pain

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Most athletes at one point or another encounter foot pain. Foot pain alone can encompass many different diagnosis and options for treatment... Read more

The "Million Mile Run" for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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In founding Alex’s Lemonade Stand, young Alexandra “Alex” Scott utilized her passion for selling lemonade to raise awareness... Read more

Shoulder strengthening for throwing athletes

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The scapula is the keystone of the upper body. All upper extremity motion depends on how well or how poorly the scapula moves. When the scapula... Read more