Dislocated Kneecap: Treatment Options and Injury Prevention

Dislocated Kneecap: Treatment Options and Injury Prevention

Kneecap dislocations are a common type of knee injury and can be caused by events such as a sudden twist of the leg during a basketball game or through a blow to the knee on the soccer field. Some common treatment methods include the RICE method, physical therapy and kneecap surgery.

Rehabilitation for Shoulder Instability and Dislocation

Rehabilitation for Shoulder Instability and Dislocation

The shoulder is one of the body’s most mobile and vulnerable joints. Pitchers, swimmers and other athletes who do repetitive overhead movements are more prone to this type of injury. Attaining shoulder stability requires a full-body approach.

What Female Athletes Should Know About ACL Injuries

What Female Athletes Should Know About ACL Injuries

ACL injuries often result in a “pop” in the knee, followed by a feeling like your knee is about to give out. While ACL tears may be managed with physical therapy/rehabilitation alone, they may typically require surgery in order for athletes to return to competitive sports.

How Can ACL Injuries Be Prevented in Female Athletes?

How Can ACL Injuries Be Prevented in Female Athletes?

ACL tears are among the most common knee injuries for female athletes who are active in sports like soccer, football, basketball, skiing or tennis. One way to reduce the risk of ACL injury is neuromuscular training exercises.

Overuse Injuries in Women Are Common and Treatable

Overuse Injuries in Women Are Common and Treatable

The most common overuse injuries among female athletes are often caused when training focuses too much on a particular activity, putting undue stress on one part of the body.

Signs of a Torn Hip Labrum and What to Do About It

Signs of a Torn Hip Labrum and What to Do About It

As a recreational or professional athlete, you could be at risk of a torn hip labrum. Here are some symptoms and treatment options to consider.

Preventing Hand Reinjuries

Preventing Hand Reinjuries

Hand, wrist or elbow injury recovery can be a long process. Recovery and reinjury prevention involves a program of rehabilitation and hand therapy.

Arm, Wrist or Hand Surgery and Alternatives: Making the Right Choice

Arm, Wrist or Hand Surgery and Alternatives: Making the Right Choice

When you have an arm, wrist or hand injury, surgery might seem like the default choice—especially when you want to get back into the game quickly. But there are non-surgical options depending on your injury and several other factors.

What Is the Difference Between Men

What Is the Difference Between Men's and Women's Torn Hip Labrum Recovery?

A torn hip labrum is an injury to the cartilage around the hip joint socket. Learn about differences in symptoms, treatment and recovery options in men and women.

After Ankle Injury, When Can You Get Back to Your Sport?

After Ankle Injury, When Can You Get Back to Your Sport?

Before returning to training and competition after an ankle injury, your sports medicine team need to first test your body's ability to handle it.


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