Surgery Is Not Always the Answer: Non-Surgical Treatments for Common Sports Injuries

Engaging in sports activities increases the risk of certain injuries. According to John Hopkins Health Library, sports injuries account for roughly 3.5 million injuries each year and almost 1/3 of…

Anatomy of Knee and knee injuries

Anatomy of the Knee and Knee Injuries

The knee is the largest joint in your body, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine. It is also one of the most complex joints with many components, which…

Hip Pain - by Dr. Brady Barker

Know Your Body: How the Hip Works

Hip pain has three possible sources:  injury, wear or disease. As someone who enjoys hiking and golf, I understand how discomfort from an injury can derail normal activities. Helping patients overcome…

4 common sport injuries

4 Most Common Sport Injuries That Often Go Untreated

From peewees to professionals, sport injuries occur with alarming regularity. Sports with frequent high speed and intensity maneuvers, such as basketball, football and cheerleading, pose the greatest risk of injury.…

Risk of Injury with Age

How Risk of Injury Changes as You Age

Participating in sports comes with certain risks, including risk of injury. As you get older and make the transition from youth to adult sports, you will find that the sorts…

Don't Put Off A Hip Replacement

5 Reasons You Should Not Put off a Hip Replacement

If your doctor has suggested a hip replacement but you want to put it off a little longer, you are not alone. Many people who need this procedure want to…

MCL

The Most Common Injuries in Each Sport

With roughly 30 million kids and young adults participating in sports in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins Medicine, injuries are fairly common. In fact, injuries from sports account for…

Rotator Cuff

5 Signs of a Torn Rotator Cuff

A rotator cuff tear can totally disrupt your normal activities.  Pain from a rotator cuff injury could even awaken you from sleep, Prevention says.  However, early diagnosis and orthopedic treatment…

Pulmonology: Collapsed Lung

3 Things to Know About Anterior Hip Replacements

The first step in making a decision about your hip replacement is to discuss with your doctor about which surgical approach is best for you. For most patients, the anterior…

Orthopedic Doctor

Why Your Child Needs an Orthopedic Doctor If They Play High School Sports

Yearly try-outs for high school sports are a busy time for parents and their teenagers. For a few very special days, life is a combination of excitement and anxiety. As…