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Sports Medicine

Preventing Sports Injuries

Preventing injuries starts with proper conditioning.  In addition to regular aerobic training, working on strength training and flexibility is key to preventing future injuries.  Mixing it up helps; cross-training, or participating in a variety of activities, helps keep you out of the ER or my office. Learn more...

Prevention and Management of Overuse Sports Injuries in Youth

It is estimated that 50% of youth sports injuries are caused by excess stress on the body. Unlike traumatic injury and strain/sprain injury, which is only partially preventable, an overuse injury that leads to disability is 100% preventable. Losing the ability to play a sport can have a devastating impact on a kid’s character, mental wellness, social life, academic achievement, interpersonal relationships, exercise, and physical wellness, etc.